COOL-LITE SKN 183

HIGHLY SELECTIVE SOLAR CONTROL

OFFERING THE BEST OF DAYLIGHT

COOL-LITE® SKN 183 (II) is Saint-Gobain’s latest innovative coated glass, with the highest light transmission in the COOL-LITE® range (TL=75% in DGU) combined with a low solar factor (40%), high selectivity (S = 1.88) and neutral aesthetics.

Range

COOL-LITE SKN is a solar control glass range which gives excellent selectivity while retaining a neutral appearance. This range offers five different levels of performance, depending on a project's specific requirements.

  • COOL-LITE SKN 183/183 II
  • COOL-LITE SKN 176/176 II
  • COOL-LITE SKN 165 / 165 II 
  • COOL-LITE SKN 154 / 154 II
  • COOL-LITE SKN 145 /144 II 
Applications

COOL-LITE® SKN 183 and SKN 183 II meet the architects’ demand for truly neutral glass – both in reflection and transmission-, providing high daylight income indoors and good energetic performance for the building occupants comfort. The annealed and to-be-tempered versions are available to meet all security requirements.

COOL-LITE® SKN 183 (II) is ideal for all types of facades in commercial buildings and residential building, where high daylight income is requested , with no compromise on performances  In particular,

  • in educational facilities where daylight helps students focusing and learning
  • in hospitals where daylight is a healing factor and source of well-being
  • in mixed-use projects (commercial and residential applications in the same building) where the window/wall ratio is smaller, limiting the amount of daylight coming through the facade
Benefits

DAYLIGHT: Offering the best of daylight with a light transmission of 75%, COOL-LITE® SKN 183 (II) fosters improved learning conditions for students in educational facilities, shortened convalescence for patients, or simply better well-being at home. It is the only product in COOL-LITE® range reaching above 70% in TGU (with DIAMANT substrate and ECLAZ in face 5).

THERMAL COMFORT:  This highly selective coated glass brings solar protection at all times and reinforced thermal insulation. Heating and air-conditioning systems can be reduced to a minimum.

AESTHETICS: Extremely transparent and neutral with a low reflection, the glass façade appears discreet from the outdoors and floods the interiors with light for a bright atmosphere, revealing faithfully the environments’ colors.

Specifications

Type / Color

Ug-Value*

[W/m2K]

Light Transmission TL** [%]

Solar Factor**

[%]

Outside reflection** [%]

Inside reflection** [%]

Standard build-up CLIMAPLUS® 6/16/4 – coating on face 2, 90% Argon

COOL-LITE® SKN 183 (II) on PLANICLEAR

1.0

75

40

12

13

COOL-LITE® SKN 083 (II) on DIAMANT

1.0

76

41

12

13

Standard build-up CLIMATOP® 6/12/4/12/4 – coating on face 2 + PLANITHERM® XN on face 5, 90% Argon

COOL-LITE® SKN 183 (II) on PLANICLEAR

0.7

68

37

14

16

COOL-LITE® SKN 183 (II) on DIAMANT

0.7

69

38

15

16

Standard build-up CLIMATOP® 6/12/4/12/4 – coating on face 2 + ECLAZ® on face 5, 90% Argon

COOL-LITE® SKN 183 (II) on PLANICLEAR

0.7

69

37

14

16

COOL-LITE® SKN 183 (II) on DIAMANT

0.7

71

38

15

16

*according to EN 673   **according to EN410

Handling & Processing

In order to achieve its performances and aesthetics, COOL-LITE® SKN 183 (II) must be:

  • Tempered (compatible with Heat Soak Test) (only applicable for COOL-LITE® SKN 183 II)
  • Edge deleted prior to assembling
  • Assembled into an insulated glazing unit
  • Positioned on the face 2 (inside the IGU)

Once the product is made into a sealed unit, the coating is protected within the sealed unit and it is handled in the usual way. For details on how to handle and process the base glass product, please refer to the Handling Guidelines document.