Steel Glazing FAQ’s

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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 […]

Approved Document X Tackling Residential Overheating – Coming Soon

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The new approved document X, 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 glazing. Approved […]

A Guide to Natural Light in Architectural Design  

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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 […]

Reduce CO2 Emissions Effectively With Natural Light

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How choosing the right specialist glazing systems can impact your energy usage and reduce CO2 emissions With a move toward sustainable building design, changes to building regulations and the government’s plans to cut carbon emissions, finding ways to reduce CO2 emissions in homes has become an increasingly hot topic. One way to do this is […]

Types of House Extensions – From Glass Boxes to Basements

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From glass boxes to basement renovations: a guide to house extension design ideas The ‘don’t move, improve!’ trend has seen homeowners increasingly turn to renovating and extending their homes, rather than looking to buy elsewhere. And for good reason – there is a huge range of different options when it comes to extending a home, […]

15 Top Automated Sliding Rooflight Solution FAQ’s

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 Commonly asked questions about our M.A.R.S automated sliding rooflight system IQ Glass are excited to announce the launch of our new Modern Automated Rooflight System – otherwise known as M.A.R.S. Engineered and manufactured by our factory here in the UK, this bespoke automated sliding rooflight rooflight system has been designed to push the boundaries of […]

Using architectural glazing to create a Paragraph 80 House

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How to build a new home in the countryside – a guide to glazing design under Paragraph 80 Building a home to meet the stringent P80 criteria requires both a great deal of careful planning, as well as hunting for exceptionally performing materials and products. This article explores some of the key aspects to consider […]

Everything you Need to Know about our Modern Glass Technology

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How could you use Modern Glass Technology? Whether you are undergoing a complete refurbishment project to create a modern home or simply looking to incorporate solutions throughout an existing property, we have solutions for everyone. We have used modern glass technology on luxury home refurbishments to create a sleek aesthetic like this one. We also […]