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ARE WALKABLE GLASS SKYLIGHTS STRONG ENOUGH TO HOLD THEIR OWN IN ROUGH WEATHER?

LITEFLAM: The Exterior Fire-rated Walkable Skylight System

Walkable skylights are a wonderful rooftop and decking application to enhance the appeal of your commercial facility or institution. They bring life to your architectural design vision. If you’re in the market for a glass skylight but secretly worry about its ability to withstand harsh climates – whether they be high winds, hail, snowstorms, intense …

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AGC Develops 'CARBOGLASS™ LF', a Polycarbonate Sheet Able to Resist UV Degradation and Self-Heal

A Polycarbonate Sheet Able to Resist UV Degradation and Self-Heal | AGC

AGC (Headquarters: Tokyo; President: Takuya Shimamura) has developed CARBOGLASS™ LF a polycarbonate sheet with remarkable weather-resisting and self-healing properties. Mass production of the product is scheduled to begin in 2019 with sales aimed at noise barriers, fences and other various outdoor installations. Due to its excellent transparency and durability, polycarbonate is used in several applications such …

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Apple Iconsiam – first Apple store in Thailand opens

Apple Iconsiam – first Apple store in Thailand opens

Apple Iconsiam has opened in Bangkok, welcoming visitors to experience the best of Apple in Thailand for the first time. Elevated above the “River of Kings” – Chao Phraya River – in the heart of Bangkok, the design provides a direct visual connection to the river, which has a special significance in Thai culture. The …

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From 14 – 19 January 2019, the world’s leading trade fair for architecture, materials and systems takes place in Munich.

New Trade Show for Digital Solutions in the Building Industry

Under the title “digitalBAU”, Messe München launches a new trade show for digital solutions in the building sector jointly with the Federal Association of Construction Software [Bundesverband Bausoftware – BVBS]. “digitalBAU” will take place for the first time in Cologne from February 18 to 20, 2020. It is primarily addressed to planners, architects, engineers, building …

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The VELUX Group scoops prestigious EPICA Award

The VELUX Group scoops prestigious EPICA Award

The VELUX Group has won gold at the prestigious and international EPICA Awards, the only creative prize judged by journalists, for its campaign entitled ‘The Indoor Generation’. The Danish company picked up two gold medals at The Editors & Publishers International Creative Awards ceremony held in Amsterdam on 15 November. The global campaign was awarded …

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Designing Glass to Resist Wind and Snow Loads

Designing Glass to Resist Wind and Snow Loads

Accommodating for wind and snow is one of the important upfront considerations in the design and specification process. There is a multi-step process that must be undertaken to help ensure the glass in your project is able to resist these loads. First, the impact of wind and snow on a building can be significant, which …

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Bison Frames Successfully Showcases Genesis at Harrogate HBR Show

Bison Frames Successfully Showcases Genesis at Harrogate HBR Show

Bison Frames is pleased to report another fantastic Homebuilding & Renovating Show, this time at Harrogate’s Convention Centre, where the company generated viable leads on behalf of its Installer Network. “With any exhibition, you’re there to generate leads and increase sales,” says Mark Tetley, Director of Bison, “but the Homebuilding & Renovating Shows are a …

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Instantly Block Out Distractions And Keep Meetings Private

With the growing trend of open floorplans, glass-enclosed conference rooms have become second nature. The only downside to a glass room is the lack of privacy, also known as “fishbowl feeling” which most people don’t realize until they’re inside. We at Innovative Glass have a smart solution to this problem. Our eGlass brand switchable LC Privacy Glass allows you …

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KLEIN’S NEW SLIDING SYSTEMS TOOL MAKES GETTING DETAILED SPECS A BREEZE

Klein’s New Sliding Systems Tool Makes Getting Detailes Spec A Breeze

Klein is constantly looking for ways to make life easier for architects, installers and designers. Their new sliding systems specs tool can help you save money and time while delivering a superior product to your clients. Creating, adapting and downloading your 100% customized specs for your sliding door systems projects now is a streamlined and …

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reduction in CO2 emissions, combined with significant cost savings may be possible for glass manufacturers

Reduction in CO2 Emissions And Cost Saving In Glass Manufacturing

Glass Technology Services have demonstrated that a reduction in CO2 emissions, combined with significant cost savings may be possible for glass manufacturers through batch reformulation. Carried out in partnership with Sheffield Hallam University, the EnviroGlass project proposed that substantial saving may be possible and has successfully demonstrated proof of concept for the substitution of raw materials …

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