An Interview with Guardian

Mark Meshulam is an expert witness and consultant for architectural glass and glazing. Chris Dolan is director of commercial glass markets at Guardian Industries. Guardian is one of the top players in the manufacture of float architectural and fabricated glass. Q: What can you tell us that will help put the array of Low-E glass choices into an understandable framework? Guardian: We organize our products…

An Interview with Viracon

Mark Meshulam is an expert witness and consultant for low-e glass and architectural glass. Bob Carlson is a Field Sales Representative for Viracon a premium producer of fabricated and coated architectural glass. He is known in our market as a valuable informational resource. He’s a very nice guy, too. Bob’s territory is Illinois and Wisconsin Q: What can you tell us that will help put…

An Interview with PPG

Mark Meshulam is an expert witness and consultant for windows, glazing and building exteriors. Rob Struble is Manager, Business Communications, PPG Performance Glazings Q: What can you tell us that will help put the array of Low-E glass choices into an understandable framework? PPG: Our Low-E products fall into two categories, Sungate glass and Solarban glass. Sungate is a pyrolytic coating designed for passive solar…

Fine Tuning Low-E Glass

Mark Meshulam is an expert witness and consultant for windows, low-e glass and building exteriors. I feel sorry for anyone charged for the responsibility for choosing or specifying Low-E glass. The choices are nothing short of overwhelming. See for yourself: Guardian Glass PPG Glass-Residential PPG Glass-Architectural Viracon Glass Although I have been “doing windows” since 1981, I am still staggered by the volume of information…

Low-E Glass for Cooling Loads

Mark Meshulam is an expert witness and consultant for glass, windows and building facades. The previous post focused on how Low-E glass reduces the loss of room-side heat by reflecting long-wavelength infrared radiation back into the room. This would be typical of a Chicago-based dude who hasn’t seen much sun since last September. Nonetheless, your Chicago Window Expert recognizes that there are folks out there…

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