New Approved Document Tackling Residential Overheating – Coming Soon

solar gain and residential over heating

The new approved document (not yet named) will tackle overheating in residential buildings. England’s building regulations are set to change, with the new approved document currently in the consultation period. The proposed document has been designed to address the issues of overheating in residential designs and will take into consideration the size and orientation of […]

A Guide to Natural Light in Architectural Design  

Introduction Ensuring plenty of natural light is key in the design of any home, whether this is incorporated from the start in a ground-up new build project, or in an extension added down the line. We’ve seen increasing amounts of research showing the positive impact of light on health, as well as home trends zoning […]

Planned Showroom Reopening – 12th April

IQ office and showroom in Amersham with structural glazing and corner opening sliding glass doors

IQ Glass are thrilled to announce that in line with government guidelines, we will once again be opening our showroom doors and conducting showroom visits. Whilst our doors have been closed to the public we’ve been carrying out some exciting updates and installing new glazing systems throughout the showroom. Although our doors have been closed, […]

The Importance of Glass in Interior Design

modern house design with large glass walls newcastle

How your glazing choices can impact the overall interior design of a home The importance of natural light in architectural designs is amongst the highest priority when starting a new build or renovation project.  There are endless advantages to specifying large elevations of glass, including reducing the CO2 emissions of a home. Equally as important […]