Luxury Houses

Modern new build home with structural glazing

What goes into creating these unique builds? IQ Glass are the UK’s leaders in architectural glazing, known for challenging the norm and pushing boundaries to create specialized, innovative homes. Our systems are designed to be flexible, adapting to each brief and any specific requirements. Luxury today has a whole new meaning, with more demand for […]

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 […]

How much does a side infill extension cost?

glass beams to side infill extension roof

A cost guide to side infill extensions Side infill extensions are a great way to open up unused spaces and utilise natural light, often used to complement London Victorian or Georgian style properties. A glass side infill extension can seem costly, however, the common alternative is dark, unused storage areas or completely wasted space. But […]

What is the Difference Between a Glass Extension and a Conservatory

Modern extension with sliding pocket doors

Glass Box Extensions by IQ GlassWatch this video on YouTube. 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 […]

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 […]