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Glass Appearance

Once you have chosen your glass type, it’s time to decide how you want your glass to look. How you intend to use each room in your home can influence your choice of glass appearance. The following lists the most common glass finishes for the home:

Best suited for clarity and low distortion. Use in areas you want to flood with natural light or enjoy a clear view. For north facing elevations, use to heat up north facing rooms in the winter.

Light reduction: 10%
Solar Transmission: 10%
UV Transmission: 35%

Neutral glass is lightly toned and only available in Low E. The light tone is often preferred for a softer natural light effect.

Light Reduction: 35%
Solar Transmission: 55%
UV Transmission: 60%

Commonly selected to achieve a darker elevation and to reduce the amount of light coming into the home. Offers good reduction levels of UV light. Pairing a low light glass with the insulation properties of Low E glass, will provide greater energy efficiency than Low E alone.

Light Reduction: 50%
Solar Transmission: 50%
UV Transmission: 75%

Offering a small reduction in light and UV light, the Green toned glass can provide a softer natural light effect. Pairing a low light glass with the insulation properties of Low E glass, will provide greater energy efficiency than Low E alone.

Light Reduction: 20%
Solar Transmission: 50%
UV Transmission: 65%

The Cathedral pattern is aesthetically pleasing while offering privacy.

The subtle pattern of our Satinlite obscure glass makes it a popular choice with WA home owners.

The Spotswood light textured pattern provides excellent obscurity.

With a smooth milky finish, our translucent glass provides a high level of privacy and is often chosen for front entry doors, and can be paired with a toned glass.

Note: These values are a guide only. Light, solar and UV levels are impacted by the thickness of the glass and the type of glass you choose. Speak with a Jason Windows glass expert for further assistance when choosing glass for your home.