One step ahead for the innovation project Q-Air: Sustainable Prefabricated Glass Façade with Performance Exceeding State-of-the-art Glass Façades, under the Horizon 2020 programme Fast Track to Innovation Pilot-FTIP. It was held in Cantori s.r.l., Osimo (AN), Italy from 19th till 20th June 2017.
The Glass Material Council (GMC) was busy during the 2017 AAMA National Summer Conference last month, going over the development of a procedure pertaining to the edge seal of insulating glass units (IGUs).
Challenging Glass is an international bi-annual conference that aims at gathering world class designers, engineers, researchers and industry partners to discuss on the architectural and structural use of glass.
Brite Solar Glass became the winner of the Step Change pitching competition with NEXT Energy and LightGlass coming second and third. All three happen to address their solutions to the glass efficiency issues, developing intelligent glass for the intelligent world of tomorrow.
The evaluation of adaptive facades presents a challenge because there is no established evaluation strategy to systematically reach this goal and many of the available façade performance evaluation tools have limited applicability for such advanced building facades.