HERA (High-spec Electric Rooflight Automation) and MARS® (Modern Automated Rooflight System): Roof Glazing System Comparison

IQ have two automated sliding rooflight systems, the HERA, a sliding box rooflight and the MARS®, a flat sliding rooflight.  When it comes to choosing an automated rooflight system, specifying a sliding automated rooflight is an extremely popular choice, as this can be used for ventilation, to increase the flow of natural light or for […]

The New Exclusive H.E.R.A (Hi-Spec Electric Rooflight Automation)

Hi Spec Electric Rooflight Automation

Everything You Need To Know About The H.E.R.A Automated Rooflight IQ Glass has designed a new automated rooflight system to provide roof access and enhance the interior design of residential properties. HERA stands for high specification electric rooflight automation and the system can be specified in a range of applications for complete suitability to its […]

Steel Glazing FAQ’s

oversized steel framed glazing with a modern and minimal framing

Find the answers to our most asked questions about steel-framed glazing. Steel glazing systems are extremely popular for achieving a modern industrial design, as well as preserving the original charm of more traditional properties. Glazing technologies have allowed us to engineer thermally broken steel frames, resulting in steel glazing systems that surpass modern performance requirements […]

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  

large floor to ceiling sliding glass doors

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, […]