Thermal Insulation

Security Sliding Doors - Sky-Frame Guard

Security Sliding Doors – Sky-Frame Guard | Sky-Frame

The Sky-Frame sliding window system is burglar-resistant and can, where required, be fitted with laminated safety glass and additional security hardware concealed in the frame. Alarm sensors can also be integrated to monitor the windows. Thanks to the adhesive bond between insulating glass assembly and GRP sections, and the multipoint locking system, even the standard Sky-Frame model offers burglar resistance. Various additional components can be …

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Solving a renovation challenge at 150 Charles Street

Solving A Renovation Challenge At 150 Charles Street

The Situation The building consists of luxurious apartments located in one of the most expensive areas of Manhattan, West Village, overlooking the Hudson River and Hudson River Park. This building is a luxuriously thoughtful addition to the Manhattan skyline. The building incorporates the abandoned Whitehall warehouse, a massive, utilitarian structure of concrete, brick, and glass. The …

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Al Fattan Crystal Towers - Image: Glas Trösch

Glass shell by Glas Trösch for the Al Fattan Crystal Towers

One of the world’s most famous beaches, Jumeirah Beach, stretches about 20 kilometres from downtown Dubai. In front of the sand-coloured architecture of the beach hotels, a luxurious eye-catcher was recently created here: The new pair of skyscrapers “Al Fattan Crystal Towers – Rixos Premium Dubai” is completely wrapped in glass and lends the skyline …

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Effective glazing without heat loses

Smart Slide is a sliding door with an innovative closing mechanism allowing simple and intuitive operation, similar to solutions used in lift and slide doors. The TPE gaskets were used here, which resulted in a much higher thermal insulation coefficient than in other sliding doors. The Smart Slide doors made based on the Smart Slide system …

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EuroWindoor Daylight Conference at the “glasstec”: Improved health, concentration and performance

After decades spent evaluating windows particularly with regard to their thermal insulation, it is only now that focus is moving onto the considerable benefits of daylight. Interest in the “Daylight by EuroWindoor: the use of daylight in buildings – fundamentals and planning” conference, which was held on 24 October 2018 at the “glasstec” in Dusseldorf, …

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AGC and Panasonic to Jointly Develop "Vacuum Insulated Glass"

AGC and Panasonic to Jointly Develop “Vacuum Insulated Glass”

AGC (Headquarters: Tokyo; President: Takuya Shimamura) and Panasonic (Headquarters: Osaka; President: Kazuhiro Tsuga) have agreed to partner in developing vacuum insulated glass with the industry’s highest class of insulation performance*1, and releasing the product for sale in the European market. AGC will install a new production line for producing vacuum insulated glass at its plant …

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A new DAKO’s standard! The DPQ-76 series

The changing needs of customers, who are increasingly sensitive to issues related to thermal insulation in their homes and to the changes in construction law, which increase the requirements for the windows settings, will find a suitable product in the Dako’s range. Dako presents their new product: the DPQ-76 Windows series based on a high-quality profile. The …

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