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Vision Control® – Designed for Healthcare Environments

Unicel Architectural’s Vision Control® and Vision Control® Mini advanced louvered glazing technology provides unprecedented comfort and control of vision, light, temperature and sound. Vision Control® is a patented, completely customizable, ligature-resistant, hermetically-sealed glass unit that combines louvers within glass to eliminate strings and cords, ensuring total privacy and optimal hygiene.

Before the threat of Covid-19, Vision Control’s patented technology proved to be an industry leader in providing solutions to control the spread of infections and increase safety for both front-line staff and patients. Today, with the Covid-19 pandemic reality, Vision Control’s features become even more relevant, giving the healthcare industry options to eliminate spread of the virus.

Used in a variety of applications where control of vision, light, temperature, and sound is paramount, Vision Control complements healthcare and behavioral health, educational, correctional, residential, commercial, and institutional and sustainable building projects.

Vision Control has received numerous industry accolades since the product’s initial iteration in the 1970s, including US Glass Magazine’s Product of the Year, the Architects’ Choice Award from the National Symposium on Healthcare Design, a Product Innovation Award from Architectural Products Magazine, and a Record Product designation from Architectural Record.

System Features

  • Various glazing types available including tempered glass, Low-E glass, fire-rated glass, X-Ray shielding glass, attack-resistant glass and more
  • Interlocking blade louvers able to be installed horizontally or vertically
  • Fully operable from both sides
  • Pilkington Pyrostop 45, 60, 90-minute and Firelite Plus® 20-minute fire-rated glazing available
  • Louvers available in various sizes including 3/16” (5mm), 1/4” (6mm), 3/8” (10mm), 1/2” (13mm)
  • Multiple ligature-resistant operator types available, including a wireless and motorized version
  • Behavioral health tested (AAMA 501.8 certified) against 2000 ft-lbs of human impact
  • Various color options available
  • Key Benefits

  • Vision: Completely adjustable privacy and visibility levels
  • Sound: Sound wave barriers for tranquility in any setting
  • Hygiene: Reduces cleaning costs; freedom from dust, germs, and mold
  • Sustainability: Significantly reduces energy consumption costs
  • Design and versatility: Aesthetically pleasing and available for door, window, skylight, and curtain wall applications
  • 20-year warranty for peace of mind
  • See it in Action

    Nationwide Children’s Hospital
    Mt. Sinai Medical Center
    Syracuse VA Medical Center
    Woolwich Central School
    Medstar Franklin Neonatal Intensive Care Unit
    Optimizing fitness training areas for sound and privacy