Keep It Neat | The Future Of Glass
- February 26, 2015
- Posted by LaCantina Doors
LaCantina offers Cardinal’s Neat Glass, which harnesses the power of the sun’s UV rays to loosen dirt so water can rinse it away, leaving your window or door glass virtually spotless. As the world leader in glass manufacturing, Cardinal’s latest innovation allows homeowner to enjoy glass that stays cleaner longer and is easier to clean.
Neat IG is offered across LaCantina’s entire product line and is available in our 270, 272 and 366 LoE glazing options.
Though many alternative popular low-maintenance glass options have existed in the market, they tend to use a pyrolytic substrate which is rougher than the ultra smooth surface of Neat. Designed with an invisible, thin, durable and permanent coating of silicon dioxide, Neat Glass is much smoother than ordinary hydrophobic glass. This allows for water to disperse evenly, sheet off and evaporate quickly reducing unsightly water spots.
The titanium dioxide layer of Neat Glass reacts chemically with the Sun’s UV’s rays, causing dirt and organic materials to decompose and loosen from the glass, easily rinsing away.
Neat also offers greater energy efficiency. When applied to Cardinal’s LoE coated glazing, Neat Glass provides maximum year-round comfort indoors. Your home stays cooler in the summer and warmer in the winter resulting in an average energy savings of 25% annually.