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A low carbon glass, with high recycled content, for the decarbonization of construction

July 2023
Gallery ORAÉ® 1
Gallery ORAÉ® 1


The extremely selective solar control product family COOL-LITE® XTREME is available on ORAÉ® substrate, the new low-carbon glass of Saint-Gobain Glass. With ORAÉ®, Saint-Gobain Glass has achieved a landmark technical breakthrough enabling it to offer the first glass with the lowest embodied carbon on the façade market thanks to a substantial R&D effort and the excellence of our industrial teams. This innovation will help to significantly reduce the carbon footprint of construction and accelerate the development of the circular economy. Intended for use in the glazed parts of a facade, COOL-LITE® XTREME ORAÉ® is a perfect response to the stricter sustainability requirements of the building industry without any compromise on technical or aesthetic performance.

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Label Date July 24, 2023
From France
Maturity stage Medium and large scale commercialization
Looking For Network, New clients, Visibility, Partners

The environmental benefits

  • 6.64 kg CO2 eq./m² for 4mm ORAÉ®​
  • 64% of recycled content
  • -42% carbon footprint of ORAÉ®​ compared to our European standard product PLANICLEAR®
  • Around -30/40% carbon footprint for a glazing made with ORAÉ® vs regular glazing

The Financial benefits

  • Energy efficient glass (reduced cooling loads, heating energy savings)
  • Optimized daylight transmission
  • Reduced carbon footprint of a facade, hence the whole building

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Company Profile


Worldwide leader in light and sustainable construction, Saint-Gobain designs, manufactures and distributes materials and services for the construction and industrial markets. Its integrated solutions for the renovation of public and private buildings, light construction and the decarbonization of construction and industry are developed through a continuous innovation process and provide sustainability and performance. The Group’s commitment is guided by its purpose, “MAKING THE WORLD A BETTER HOME”.

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Headquarters 92400 Courbevoie, France
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