Natural light

Glazing solutions to enhance Well-being, Safety and Recovery in Healthcare Buildings

How To Maximize Well-being, Safety and Recovery in Healthcare Buildings?

It has been proven that patients recover faster, employees are more motivated and everyone feels better and more comfortable in light, safe and modern healthcare buildings. Glass connects patients to the world outside by letting natural light into the building. The effects of daylight are in direct correlation to faster recovery, improved emotional well-being and …

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Did you know, you can tint your skylights?

Did you know, you can tint skylights?

Skylights are an amazing source of natural light for homes. While beautiful, these window features are also an opening for a loss of heat, increased UV ray exposure, and more. Having a skylight really is a situation of taking the good with the bad—but what if that no longer must be the case? Did you …

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A Modern Home is a Functional Home

What Really Defines A Modern Home?

It would be hard to pin point certain technologies that have rendered our modern homes functional. However, there is no dearth of modern designs, features, and gadgets that make life simpler; and these things are updated and upgraded with every model. However, the question that needs to be asked is: what really defines a modern …

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what are the benefits of glass in interior design?

What are the benefits of glass in interior design?

Glass is a strange material. It offers near endless potential in transforming a space both practically and aesthetically, and recent advances in technology have widened these possibilities even further. While glazing may often be thought of as a purely practical facet of architecture and construction, it plays a significant part in interior design, too. Understanding …

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Why indoor air quality is important and how to improve it

Why indoor air quality is important and how to improve it?

Did you know that well-designed classrooms have a significant influence on academic performance? Studies have found that improved physical characteristics of classrooms can boost the learning outcomes of students. In this article, we take a look at the importance of air quality and present some of the best ways that architects and designers can improve …

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CONTEMPORARY ORANGERY WITH BESPOKE ROOFLIGHTS TRANSFORMS FAMILY HOME

Comtemporary Orangery With Bespoke Rooflights

This elegant extension, designed by award-winning practice Chris Dyson Architects, not only significantly increases the footprint of the client’s North London home, but also delivers a uniquely versatile living space for use all year round. The pure scale and the innovative use of glazing for the extension as well as for the new top floor …

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Why the glass office furniture brings benefits to the company

How glass brings benefits to office?

The layout of the rooms inside an office and the furnishings that complete them are two of the hinge points of the design of the working space of a company that wants to be productive in a climate of exchange and constant collective and individual growth. In fact, to encourage concentration and reduce stress and …

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CLEARSHADE™ IGU: ONE PRODUCT FOR DAYLIGHTING, SOLAR SHADING, USER COMFORT

Panelite’s ClearShade Used To Illuminate The Parrish Art Museum

Panelite ClearShade skylight glazing was specified by architects Herzog & de Meuron and daylighting engineers ARUP to achieve their goal of providing a naturally daylight environment, similar to that of artists’ studios, for viewing the collection at the Parrish Art Museum in Water Mill, New York. Since most of the galleries’ illuminance comes from skylights, …

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CLEARSHADE™ IGU: ONE PRODUCT FOR DAYLIGHTING, SOLAR SHADING, USER COMFORT

Clearshade™ IGU: One product for daylighting, solar shading and user comfort

Panelite’s ClearShade™ high performance exterior glazing allows architects, engineers and building owners to meet daylighting, energy efficiency, user comfort and aesthetic goals in a single product. Most critical for energy efficiency and return on investment, ClearShade™ technology optimizes both daylighting and solar heat control, while most glazing solutions favor one of these goals at the expense of …

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Why Is Natural Light So Important?

Civic architecture is all about creating buildings that engage with their communities.  It’s about creating places and spaces in which we are able to respond positively to our surroundings at a human level. That process of civic design, as with all architecture, is about balancing form and function in a complete building that looks good …

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