Empire Supply offers a wide variety of glass for residential and commercial applications.
Our staff are ready to provide you with superior service from a company you have trusted for over 80 years.
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Types of Glass:
Double-pane insulated glass / Insulated glass units (commonly referred to as IGU) Two panes of glass separated by a spacer bar and hermetically sealed to form a single unit.
Tempered glass - Heat treated safety glass which shatters into pebbled-size pieces.
Laminated glass - Two panes of glass bonded together with a interlayer of plastic film. Used as safety glass, in the event of breakage, glass is held together by the interlayer of film.
Low-E glass - Energy efficient glass with reflective coating that allows light to pass through while reflecting heat back to its source. Saves on heating and cooling by keeping the inside of a home or building cooler in the summer and warmer in the winter.
Tinted glass - Has shading of color, used to control intense sunlight and reduce SHGC - Solar Heat Gain Coefficient (blocking heat).
Obscure glass - Glass that distorts and obscures visibility for privacy.
Obscure Styles : Pattern 62, Rain, Aqua-Tex, Industrex, Krystal Flutes, Textured Flutex, and Textures Velour.
Mirror - A pane of glass coated on one surface with silvering to reflect images on the
Wire glass - Glass with a layer of wire netting embedded in it.
Reflective glass - Mirror-like surface, used to reduce heat, light transmission and SHGC.