SageGlass Website Named "Best in Show" at 2016 W3 Awards

Newly launched SageGlass website recognized for overall creative excellence

FARIBAULT, Minn.--()--SageGlass, the pioneer of the world’s smartest electrochromic glass, today announced the company’s newly launched website, developed and designed by ad agency Brownstein Group, won Best in Show in the Website Features-Home Page category at the 2016 W3 Awards. The W3 Awards honor creative excellence on the web and recognizes the creative and marketing professionals behind the award-winning sites, videos and marketing programs.

The SageGlass website was selected for this award from a submission pool of more than 5,000 entries from ad agencies, public relations firms, interactive agencies, in-house creative professionals, and web and graphic designers. The Best in Show designation is only awarded to the top 1 percent of all work entered.

“We are honored our website was recognized with such a prestigious award and extremely pleased with how our partners at Brownstein Group were able to turn our vision into a visually compelling reality,” said Alan McLenaghan, CEO of SageGlass. “From the website’s interactive renderings demonstrating our dynamic glass’ functionality to the segmented portfolio and news and trends pages, visitors are now able to engage in a much more informative and enjoyable user experience.”

The SageGlass website also won a Gold Award in General Website Categories-Construction; a Gold Award in General Website Categories-Manufacturing; and a Silver Award in the Websites Features-Visual Appeal category.

The W3 Awards are sanctioned and judged by the Academy of Interactive and Visual Arts, an invitation-only body consisting of esteemed professionals from media, interactive, advertising and marketing firms, including executives from Condé Nast, Disney, Microsoft, MTV, WIRED and Yahoo.

To view SageGlass’ award-winning website, visit: www.sageglass.com.

About SageGlass®

SageGlass® is the pioneer of the world’s smartest electrochromic glass and is transforming the indoor experience for people by connecting the built and natural environments. Electronically tintable SageGlass, a product of Saint-Gobain, dynamically optimizes daylight and manages temperature – all while maintaining unobstructed views of the outdoors. With SageGlass, building occupants can comfortably experience the biophilic benefits of the outdoors, including stress reduction, enhanced creativity and an improved sense of well-being. Unlike conventional sun controls, such as mechanical window shades or blinds.

SageGlass allows architects to elegantly solve solar control challenges without sacrificing aesthetics and design. As a wholly owned subsidiary of Saint-Gobain, SageGlass is backed by 350 years of building science expertise that only the world leader in sustainable environments can provide. Ready to look again? Visit www.SageGlass.com, @Sage_Glass and Facebook.com/SageGlass.

About Saint-Gobain in North America

Saint-Gobain, the world leader in sustainable environments, has designed and manufactured high-performance building materials that improve the lives of people all over the world. From the Hall of Mirrors at Versailles and the glass pyramid at the Louvre, to the Statue of Liberty and World Trade Center, and even components that allow the Mars rover Curiosity to seek out life on another planet, Saint-Gobain has been a part of the fabric of human history, advancement and improvement.

In North America, the company upholds this rich history of innovation by making a material difference in the spaces where people work, live, play, heal and learn. Along with its North American headquarters in Malvern, Pennsylvania, Saint-Gobain has more than 150 locations in North America and approximately 14,000 employees. In the United States and Canada, Saint-Gobain reported sales of approximately $5.7 billion in 2015. Experience our innovation, wonders and advancements by visiting www.saint-gobain-northamerica.com and connect with Saint-Gobain North America on Facebook and Twitter.

About Saint-Gobain

Backed by its experience and capacity to continuously innovate, Saint-Gobain, the world leader in the habitat and construction market, designs, manufactures and distributes high-performance building materials that provide innovative solutions to the challenges of growth, energy efficiency and environmental protection. With 2015 sales of 39.6 billion euros, Saint-Gobain operates in 66 countries and has more than 170,000 employees. For more information about Saint-Gobain, visit www.saint-gobain.com and @saintgobain on Twitter or download the “Saint-Gobain Shareholder” application for tablets and smartphones.

Contacts

Press Contact:
Brownstein Group for SageGlass:
Shari Rosen
267-238-4132 (office)
srosen@brownsteingroup.com

Contacts

Press Contact:
Brownstein Group for SageGlass:
Shari Rosen
267-238-4132 (office)
srosen@brownsteingroup.com