GGF Releases 4 New Publications

The GGF has released 4 new and updated publications to help and guide Members’, homeowners and the wider construction industry.

The new publications include;   

The Quality of Vision

High quality products and services are of paramount importance to the GGF and its Members. This new leaflet highlights the high standards that consumers should expect when buying top of the range sealed units and offers guidance for consumers to carry out a professional standard inspection to ensure their sealed units achieve the expected high quality of vision. This publication also covers areas such as special types of glass, condensation and patterned glass.

To read or download this revised publication please visit http://ggf.org.uk/publication/quality_of_vision 

Low Emissivity Glass and its Visual Quality

In these times when energy efficiency is high on the agenda for homeowners, the GGF has produced a handy new leaflet to help consumers understand how low emissivity glass can increase the energy efficiency of their home. The leaflet also considers all UK variations of building regulations, reviews the pros and cons of the product as well as offering advice on how visual quality should be assessed. 

To read or download this revised publication please visit

http://ggf.org.uk/publication/low_emissivity_glass_and_its_visual_quality

The Right Glazing in the Right Place

This Safety and Security leaflet has been revised and provides information on impact performance of glass and safety glazing in critical locations, recommendations on the class of safety glass and plastics and also recommended thickness of glass together with a diagram of critical locations. This GGF leaflet has proved very useful for both the industry, consumers and inspectors giving concise, crucial safety information on using the correct glazing materials in the correct locations.

To read or download this revised publication please visit http://ggf.org.uk/publication/right_glazing_right_place_leaflet

Narrow Cavity Insulating Glass Units (IGUs) with Reduced Spacer-bar Sightlines

This new leaflet provides technical guidance to manufacturers and specifiers of Narrow Cavity Insulating Glass Units (IGUs) with cavity widths of 8mm or less and with reduced spacer-bar sightlines. 

To read or download this new publication please visit http://www.ggf.org.uk/publication/narrow_cavity_leaflet

Giles Willson, GGF Deputy Chief Executive and Director of Technical Affairs comments “It is pleasing to see these publications completed after all the hard work and expertise the GGF Technical team and GGF Members have contributed over the last few months. As regulations change and new legislation introduced, we will continue to update our publications and technical documents or add to our portfolio, to ensure we keep our Members completely up to speed with the changes.”

A printed copy of each publication will be sent to Members within the next week.

If you have any views on the GGF’s technical publications or want to suggest ways to improve our current library of technical publications please contact Giles Willson at the GGF gwillson@ggf.org.uk.

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