Curtain wall, storefront glass, and windows are everyday parts of building design and construction. Like all parts of a building exterior, glazing elements have to meet the fundamental functional requirements of providing thermal, water, and air/vapor control, while also being aesthetically pleasing. full story»
Announcements UBC researchers discover new glass technology Feb-12-16 - UBC’s Kenneth Chau holds a glass sample used in his latest research, which proved that putting thin layers of metal over glass increases light transmission.
Products EFEKT or impressive glass facade Feb-12-16 - Curtain walls using the system EFEKT are a state-of-the-art solution with POLFLAM fire-resistant glass and still another construction technology product to let the designers spread their wings.
Events Glass Focus 2016 Feb-12-16 - We’re excited to be holding our 2016 conference and awards dinner at Dynamic Earth – an iconic structure on the grounds of an old brewery bottling plant in the Holyrood area of the city.
Announcements Smart-Builder Tradeshow Schedule 2016 Feb-12-16 - The team at Smart-Builder are excited to have 3 great shows to exhibit at this year. With both Glasstec and the FIT show in the Northern hemisphere and the return of AusFenEx in the southern, there will be plenty of opportunity to show-off our latest features and catch up with our customers.
Products How to choose the right glass for your conservatory Feb-12-16 - The potential uses of a conservatory are as diverse as the designs available. Some are looking to add extra living space that can be used year round as a dining room, children’s playroom, home office or similar, while others are looking to create a seamless, visually connected link between home and garden.