SAINT-GOBAIN, a global leader in the habitat and construction markets, is showcasing its sustainability at the Expo 2020 Dubai through its popular brands in the UAE.
These include Gyproc, Weber, Kimmco-Isover, Ecophon, Saint-Gobain Glass, SageGlass, SolarGard, Vetrotech, Saint-Gobain Films and Fabrics, Norton and Saint-Gobain PAM, which have worked together to provide an integrated package of solutions. Together they have been used in 61 Expo 2020 country pavilions.
The high-performance package includes wall and ceiling linings and acoustic partitions; specialist plasters, mortars and waterproofing; energy-saving insulation products; fire-resistant glass doors and glass partitions; high-performing solar control and auto-tint glazing and protective window films, as well as cast iron drainage pipes, special performance membranes and cutting and grinding equipment, it stated.
Among the structures where the company’ products have been installed is the Al Wasl Dome. This stunning 130-m-diameter permanent structure is enveloped by a custom Sheerfill SGM-30 Tan architectural mesh developed by Saint-Gobain Films and Fabrics providing a unique projection screen, allowing in natural light and air flow, while reflecting heat to maintain a cool and comfortable temperature in the space below.
Other notable buildings include the stunning new Expo Conference Centre and Exhibition Hall, which features Gyproc’s high-performance partitions and ceilings throughout, as well as specialist Weber plasters and Bloc mortar, and partition acoustic insulation from Kimmco-Isover; and the Expo village, features huge volumes of Cool-Lite KNT from Saint-Gobain Glass to provide solar, thermal, and light input control for the 3,000-plus Expo residents.