What is the Difference Between a Glass Extension and a Conservatory

Modern extension with sliding pocket doors

From aesthetics to planning and practicality, a glass room can often be a better choice than a traditional conservatory. When considering a beautiful glass room, one of the most common questions people ask is how they differ from a standard conservatory. Certainly, there are plenty of similarities; both provide a bridge between indoor and outdoor […]

How to Incorporate Slim Frame Sliding Glass Doors in Side Fill Extensions

slim framed sliding glass doors

Incorporating slim frame sliding glass doors into a small side extension maximises the natural light reach the middle of the property. The slim profiles of the frames provide a minimal design aesthetic as well as taking full advantage of the beautifully landscaped garden. Slim framed sliding glass doors  installations from IQ Glass maintain a minimal 21mm […]

Structural Glass Roof Light Designs

When looking at attracting light into a space from above there are many different design options, performance considerations and fixing types that need to be thought through.

The first, and simplest, design option is a single fixed rooflight, this can be installed upon an upstand with the external panel of glass stepped over the edges of the upstand and back painted, hiding all fixings and construction.

The First PV Glass Installation

IQ Glass have just finished our first installation of BI PV glass to a large commercial building in London. BIPV stands for Building Integrated Photovoltaic and allows building materials already integrated with photovoltaic technology to be used as external building materials, such as glass roofs, glass walls or glass floors. The innovative, solar encapsulating glass […]

Architectural Glazing and Interior Courtyards

Interior courtyards provide an outdoor space within a property, a space that is private, secure and well ventilated. These outdoor courtyards are normally intended to provide an extension of internal living space into this enclosed area. In modern architecture, glass is the normal way of enclosing these interior courtyards; it allows all rooms adjoining the […]

Finished Project: Structural Glass Box with Glass Beams

Titlark IQ Glass designed, detailed and installed this structural glass box to a large detached home in Ascot. The residential property has fantastic rear views over the neighbouring Sunningdale Golf Club and makes the most of it with the large structural glass conservatory and glazed balcony to the centre rear of the house. The glass […]