Spandrel glazing has developed to a stage where more efficient insulation can generate higher thermal stresses than can normally be resisted by heat strengthened (HS) glass on which ceramic enamel (frit) has been applied. full story»
KASTUS Kastus Antimicrobial Technologies - Patent pending visible light activated photo-catalytic antimicrobial coatings designed to eradicate antibiotic resistant superbugs
Announcements AAMA Releases Updated Methods of Test for Exterior Walls Jul-31-15 - The American Architectural Manufacturers Association (AAMA) has updated and released a document specifying test methods, specifications, and field checks used to evaluate the structural adequacy of wall systems and their ability to resist water penetration and air leakage.
Companies From Russia to the United States, a full warm-edge experience Jul-31-15 - This is a busy summer, racing from one part of the world to another, riding the wave of success that Fenzi’s Warm Edge technology is encountering everywhere. The Russian and North American markets are, however, really quite different; each has its own unique and distinct characteristics.
Companies Director of Sustainability & SHEQ Jul-31-15 - Viridor, one of the UK’s largest recycling and renewable energy companies, has boosted its expert senior UK team with the addition of a new director leading its sustainability, safety, health, environment and quality functions.
Machinery HHH and North Glass China Joined Forces Jul-31-15 - HHH Tempering Resources Inc. has signed a U.S. and Canadian distributor agreement with Chinese glass tempering manufacturer NorthGlass.
Products Taper-Loc X1 Glass Railing System from C.R. Laurence Jul-31-15 - Taper-Loc X1 Glass Railing System for laminated glass, and the new 9B Base Shoe from C.R. Laurence are specifically designed to meet the new IBC 2015 code changes for glass guardrails, and receive International Code Council-ES approval.
Announcements Senior adds strength to its specification team Jul-31-15 - As part of the company’s ongoing commitment to meeting and exceeding the needs of its clients, leading fenestration designer and manufacturer Senior Architectural Systems has invested heavily in a new specification team and technical services department.
Announcements GGF pledges to work with DECC on new plan after Green Deal Jul-31-15 - The Glass & Glazing Federation says it will work with the Government in seeking a new strategy on energy efficiency in the country’s homes following what amounts to the collapse of the Green Deal, as announced by Energy and Climate Change secretary Amber Rudd.