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The Jewish Reconstructionist Congregation
Evanston, Illinois
The Jewish Reconstructionist Congregation in Evanston, Ill., has a curtainwall fabricated with Solarban 60 Solargray glass and punched windows with Solarban 60 glass. The synagogue, which earned LEED Platinum certification, is designed to place 95 percent of its occupied space on the building’s perimeter to maximize daylighting, views and natural ventilation. Solarban 60 Solargray glass has a solar heat gain coefficient (SHGC) of 0.36, to limit solar heat gain and minimize cooling requirements.

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