Improve glass performance with dual coatings instead of triple glazing Good news is yes! Dual coatings can improve the performance of glass in several ways. The specific benefits depend on the type of coatings used and how they are applied. Some examples of how dual coatings can improve the performance of glass include: Improving energy […]
technical glass specifications
Why should I specify Low Iron Glass?
The beauty of a glass structure is that they are clear and transparent. Large elevations of glass, especially frameless structural glass, provide unparalleled levels of light ingress into a space as well as fantastic viewing portals out over views. But did you know that ‘clear glass’ is not in fact totally clear? Natural ‘clear’ glass […]
Designing for Wind Loading
What is Wind Load and Why is it Important in Architectural Glazing? The term ‘Wind Load’ is used to refer to any pressures or forces that the wind exerts on a building or structure. There are actually three types of wind forces that would be exerted on a building: Uplift Wind Load is an upwards […]
Spotlight on Structural Glass
Spotlight on: Structural Glass Glass as a structural element – design engineering ‘Structural Glass’ can be as small as a rooflight and as large as a full glass box extension. All of IQ’s structural elements are bespoke, and designed and tailored to suit each project and design intent. The benefits of a large expanse of […]