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Smart Glass Protecting Historic Pieces of Art

Post Time:Nov 14,2011Classify:Industry NewsView:301


Modern technology will soon be used to protect treasured works of art from the past. The Art Gallery at St. Johnsbury Athenaeum in Vermont 



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The  choice to incorporate the SageGlass into the art gallery came recently when it was found the skylights in the 140 year-old building were deteriorating. Gallery officials saw it as an opportunity to better control the sun’s harmful UV rays. The gallery is home to 120 paintings, sculptures and other works highlighting the American landscape.


“The Athenaeum was built by individuals in the nineteenth century who embraced and promoted innovative technologies and design,” Matthew Powers, the Athenaeum’s Executive Director said in a statement. “Today, we continue this tradition with the application of SageGlass in our Art Gallery. SageGlass will provide energy savings, protect


Source: http://www.earthtechling.comAuthor: shangyi

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