The ultratransparent Krystal Klear glass from AGC Glass Co. North America offers a visible light transmission of 91% and a high solar heat gain coefficient. Suited for a range of commercial, residential, and specialty glass applications, the low-iron glass offers the strength and design flexibility of heavy glass without the greenish tint usually found on the edges of high-iron glass. It is intended primarily for use in interiors, including partitions, railings, furniture, appliances, framing, shelving, shower doors, and specialty items. The glass can be laminated, tempered, bent, silk screened, and insulated. Krystal Patterns offers a choice of 12 patterns embedded in Krystal Klear Glass. krystalklearglass.com
Jennifer Brite is a design journalist and public-health scientist who is currently pursuing a doctorate in public health with a concentration in epidemiology and demography at the City University of New York. For ARCHITECT, she writes about new products and sustainable design.