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On 1 December 2015, Sottas SA passed the REi60 floor fire test in a composition loaded to 500 kg/m2. The test took place at the IBS Institute in Linz, Austria. A requirement of the Ceva project, carried out in consortium, for a floor brick.  Crosses and cylinders are used to simulate......

g2e glass prototype for rue du Rhône 30 in Geneva: the prototype of a series of 200 has been built. It is an extension of a glass pane forming an angle, with a dimension of 0.3m + 0.3m by 2m high. During the day, its......

SOTTAS SA participates in the creation of the company Glass2energy (G2e) which started in 2011. Also known as “Grätzel” cells, “photosensitive pigment cells” (often referred to by their English names: dye-sensitized solar cell, DSSc, DSC or DYSC),Grätzel cells were named after their designer, Michael Grätzel, from the École......

For the UCB Farchim site in Bulle, the 960 tonnes of framework were covered with a fireproof paint applied in our workshops. This innovative solution was chosen in order to shorten the lead times on site, which was subject to an extremely tight schedule. Indeed, the fact of avoiding flocking......

Glassx Comfort Store (PCM Phase Change Material) – the glass that stores, heats and cools. GLASSX integrates 4 system components into one functional unit:   Transparent thermal insulation Overheating protection   Energy conversion and thermal storage   Heat storage takes place during the change of state (solid to......

Kool Shade – back to the bronze age.  Thin bronze slats (1.27 mm) are used for this special glass. The inclination (27°) as well as the regular spacing of the slats (1.27 mm) block 100% of the heat radiation on a facade and create an effective solar protection with perfect......