COMPANY : Created to be the exclusive provider of Halio products and services to the building industry, Halio is a joint venture between AGC, the world’s largest flat glass manufacturer and Kinestral Technologies, Inc., developer and manufacturer of Halio smart-tinting technologies. The joint venture is comprised of two entities - Halio North America and Halio International. The partnership leverages the partners’ respective strengths and knowledge: AGC’s reputation in the building industry and 100+ years of experience in glass technologies and Kinestral’s innovative, patented smart-tinting technologies.
SOLUTION : Halio is a natural light management system, composed of a connected glass capable to tint in less than 3 minutes to block heat and glare, to maximize people comfort indoor while always keeping the connexion with the outside.
Brussels (BE) - Installation of Halio in a skylight of a pharmacy to allow natural light enter the building while blocking the solar heat.
San Francisco (US) - Installation of Halio Black as internal partitions to privatize meeting rooms and interior spaces of urban office.
Brussels (BE) - Installation of Halio in facade for the refurbishment of the iconic Gare Maritime (Tour & Taxis site) that will turn into a mixed-used building. Halio has been chosen to retain the building's original metal architecture without additional elements such as blinds (completed in 2019).
Hanover (GER) - Installation of Halio on the first floor of a brand new office building that wanted to protect its meeting rooms from heat and glare, while showcasing Halio's innovative technology (completed in the spring of 2019).