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The use of low-iron UltraClear™ Guardian glass made the project look light and transparent.
Diamon-Fusion®, by Flat Glass Distributors, chemically bonds to the glass through a chemical vapor deposition process.
On July 30 at 11 a.m. EST, Vitro will be presenting an online, one-day-only CEU, “Understanding Low-E Coatings.”
Classically designed Roman façade enables modern daylighting, energy efficiency.
Guardian Glass started full production on a technologically advanced new glass coater, July 6, at its second facility in Czestochowa, Poland.
Save birds’ lives, without sacrificing sustainability, solar control or aesthetics.
Designed by Paleko Arch Studija, the University Library is located on the outskirts of Vilnius near to a pine forest, which inspired the architect to give the building a spatial feel – cosy inside spaces linked to nature.
Offers a sensational, profound dim appearance, expanding visual privacy, and significantly diminishing see-through from inside concealing gadgets.
Architects Juan Coll-Barreu and Daniel Gutierrez of Coll-Barreu Arquitectos have created a remarkable-looking structure, which makes clever use of solar control glass – Guardian SunGuard Solar Light Blue 52.
Guardian SunGuard® High Performance (HP) solar control glass (HP Light Blue 63) was chosen for the glazed end walls of the building, as well as for the strips of glazing that run along the side of the building.
As part of a ground-breaking scheme to transform the Here East Broadcast Centre at the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, the team at Hawkins Brown Architects came up with a simple concept to break down the building’s bulk: ‘crust’ and ‘core’.
The glass chosen for the facades is Guardian SunGuard® SuperNeutral™ (SN) 62/34.
Because of the need to balance the various shades among themselves and ensure they are in harmony with the context, even the color is subjected to careful scrutiny in every design project.
Rotuba uses Eastman material to transition operations from producing pens to producing splash guards.
Prior to the global pandemic, automation in the glass industry was taking top priority and more fabricators were bridging the gap between hard to fill positions and qualified or properly trained workers.
The Networking Platform for Young, Innovative Companies from the Glass Industry enters its Second Round

Articles

Solar glass is used as glazing for solar devices like photovoltaic modules and solarthermal collectors. In many dry regions dust accumulation lead to extreme efficiency losses due to soiling, up to -80% in 6 month.
Curtain wall design commonly uses insulating glass units for spandrel glazing to provide better visual harmony between vision and spandrel areas.
Contemporary architectural transparency (understood as the optical property of the material) is constantly being redefined and, over the last decade, new design trends have developed related to transparent façades in architecture.
New Technical Document (TD) reviews glass surface decontamination—and what makes glass ideal for physical separation and other applications.
New solutions for edge-enameling of sputter coatings. System TEA is a specific ceramic paint application, jointly developed with the enamel manufacturer Ferro, for the combination with Guardian sputter-coated architectural glass.
It is estimated that 100 million to 1 billion birds a year perish due to collisions with glass.(1-2) In North America, some communities have enacted legislation aimed at protecting birds by calling for the design and installation of birdsafe glazing.
New technological advances in glass have taken curved glass fabrication to different levels of complexity and performance in the last few years, and design continues to drive into new frontiers.
Daylight control is a main resource of energy saving in buildings. Daylight control systems with mirror optics have the potential to save air conditioning due to the ability to reflect the solar rays back into the sky.
The color and performance of glass in buildings are important design elements. Project specific designed coatings can merge the visual intent of architects and building owners with the energy performance requirements of a building.
When designing with glass, there are a wide range of options to choose from to create a truly unique project.
This article reviews the history and current status of Vacuum Insulating Glass (VIG), and discusses future possibilities for this technology.
Along with the multifunctionality of the building skin, BIPV today involves a new aesthetics in contemporary architecture.

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