This study explored the prospect of reusing post-consumer architectural flat glass panes for remanufacturing in insulating glass units.
The structural design of glass curtain walls and facades is a challenging issue, considering that building envelopes can be subjected extreme design loads.
In this episode, Gennadi Schadrin, Director Research & Development IG, shares insights into its creation and the remarkable benefits it brings to glass processors.
In this paper, a prediction method of the heat transfer coefficient of composite vacuum glazing (CVG) is proposed.
This study describes what to our knowledge is the first full scale fire resistance tests of Timber-Glass composites beams.
A comparison between measured and declared values
This paper aims to assess the seismic performance of glazed facade systems, widely adopted in modern buildings, focusing on point fixed glass facade systems (PFGFSs), also referred to as “spider glazing”.
A review of experimental research and main influencing parameters
This study conducts a survey of the literature to identify and discuss various materials and design approaches incorporated to augment the sustainability of laminated glass.
In this paper, the attention is given to a glass facade built in 1962 and currently subjected to accidental bird-strike.
The research paper gives an idea and compares the structural behaviour and fracture pattern and evaluates laminated glass samples with PVB, Ionoplast and EVA interlayers.
This study provides important design guidance to the Photovoltaic (PV) solar panel development efforts using the finite element based computations of the PV module under the mechanical loadings.
This paper reports on the spectrophotometric characterization of glazings transmittance for the study of components of a modular façade system and its suitability for the climate of Portugal.
How aerogels boost energy efficiency and may enable advanced technical solutions for insulating glass units, skylights, daylighting and facade glazing.
The latest Glastory blog presents how to overcome interlayer temperature hurdles in laminated glass processing with the prediction method. More of the presentation by Mikko Rantala at GPD 2023.
This article proposes a methodology for the structural design of multi-layered glass beams considering lateral-torsional buckling.
Given the growing spread of glass as a construction material, the knowledge of structural response must be ensured, especially under dynamic accidental loads.
This paper reviews current durability literature, various standards for window performance ratings and weathering methods, existing in situ IGU energy performance measurement techniques, and whole-building energy effects.
This paper studies the influence of the size of window glasses on their failure characteristics.
The thermal rupture behavior of the frame-supported float glass subjected to thermal loading is carefully examined using a self-built experimental system.
In this article the analysis of the electric performance of the COOLSKIN system with respect to its operation under different environmental conditions is presented.
A window's glazing properties play a key role in defining the quality and quantity of transmitted daylight in a space.
The brittle material behaviour of glass means that fixing glass panels together and/or connecting them onto supporting structures is challenging in building construction industry.
The idea was realized in a collaborative research effort of TU Berlin, BTU Cottbus-Senftenberg and Josef Gartner GmbH that resulted in a full-scale mock-up of a Double‑Skin Facade.
This study investigates the structural behavior of adhesive bonds of glass and metal using thin, structural silicones in heavily constrained applications.
The presented research investigates a digital fabrication method for custom glass building elements based on three-dimensionally (3D) printed molds.