Category: Glass

  • Safety Glass Marking 

    Safety Glass Marking 

    The Building Regulations require that safety glass must be used in critical locations to protect people from injury. These Critical Locations are considered to be glazing areas in doors, glazing areas adjacent to doors, and low level glazing areas that is wholly or partially within 800mm from floor level. There are different types of safety glass…

  • Standards and Regulations with Regards to Safety Glass for Use in Buildings

    Standards and Regulations with Regards to Safety Glass for Use in Buildings

    Glass is one of the most significant additions to modern architecture and continues to be one of the most used non-structural materials in building envelopes. Many magical properties of glass provide architects with flexibility and opportunities in design such as, provision for natural light, transparency, absorption/reflection of heat and more. However, the fragile and delicate…

  • The Weight of Double and Triple Glass Units

    The weight of glass plays a big factor in architectural glazing. It is an important factor when determining what type of hardware and frame profile is required for windows and doors. It also plays an important role in determining the number of installers and appropriate equipment required to lift glass into its frame or if…