Using Natural Light to Reduce CO2 Emissions

Floor to ceiling sliding glass facade to international luxury home

How choosing the right window and door systems can impact your energy usage Natural light has long since been regarded as an essential rather than a luxury within any new build home project. In modern architecture, large elevations of oversized glazing are regarded as the ultimate luxury and interior design schemes often revolve around spaces […]

Types of House Extensions

4.5m tall sliding glass doors to kitchen extension

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, […]

MARS Automated Rooflight Launch: Common questions answered

frameless rooflight

 The advantages of this bespoke rooflight system   IQ Glass are excited to announce the launch of our new Modern Automated Rooflight System – otherwise known as MARS. Engineered and manufactured by our factory here in the UK, this bespoke rooflight system has been designed to push the boundaries of the most adventurous residential and commercial […]

Using architectural glazing to create a Paragraph 79 House

new build home with frameless glazing

How to build a new home in the countryside – a guide to glazing design under Paragraph 79 Self-building a home to meet the stringent P79 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 when choosing […]

Everything you Need to Know about our Modern Glass Technology Offerings

Sandblasted structural glass balustrades inside Croydon college

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 […]

The Anatomy of a Glass Box Extension

Glazed Extension

Glass box extensions are very popular extension types for houses and buildings all over the UK. A glass extension could provide a modern extension to a contemporary house or could be used to create an all-glass extension to a more traditional building; this extension method is sometimes preferred by planning authorities for the visual differential […]

Structural + Architectural Glazing CPD Seminars from IQ

Our extremely popular CPD seminars cover a wide range of the glazing solutions offered by IQ Glass, suitable for both residential and commercial projects. The presentation, led by one of IQ Glass’s Technical Executives, provides an insight into our range of products, alongside a technical explanation of their function and design flexibility. IQ Glass introduced […]

How to Connect Two Spaces Using Glass Links

Green Barn Structural Glass Link

A frameless glass link is an excellent way to provide a seamless, minimal and insulated connection between two different elements of a property. Structural glass links can be designed to be frameless and an almost invisible connection between two structures, minimising the visual impact of the connection and providing shelter and insulation. What is a […]