Smart Facades
Responsive Designs for Optimal Day Lighting & Energy Conservation

Façade & Fenestration is often considered the biggest hurdle in achieving higher levels of energy efficiency in buildings. Buildings have evolved from being predominantly passive systems to having high levels of internal control due to addition of man-made materials. With increase in artificial lighting in buildings in the 20th century, the size of fenestrations reduced …

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How to choose the best glass for windows?

Different Glass types have different characteristics. Depending upon the type of properties one is looking for the best and most appropriate type of glass can be chosen. Clear Float Glass or Annealed Glass It allows 100% penetration of light and clarity in viewing. It is not good for sound and heat insulation. When broken, it …

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What is a PU Foam Sealant?

PU Foams are defined as expanding polyurethane material that is widely used in the building industry for filling gaps.PU foams form a fast air sealing barrier and expand to take the form of the gaps and cracks. These sealants expand only enough to fill the gaps and cracks; they retain their elasticity after expansion. PU …

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What is the difference between Single Pane Glass Windows and Insulating Glass Windows?

The main difference between Single pane and Double pane Insulating glass windows are Single Pane windows comprise of a single piece of glass while insulating glass windows consists of two or three glass panes. Single pane glass gets directly heated by the sun and transmits heat while in insulating windows the double panes of glass …

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Sound Attenuation with Laminated Safety Glass

In densely populated areas, noise is almost omnipresent. Noise is also caused by production plants and building work on houses and bridges. Even music from radios and concert halls or blaring television sets can often be annoying and even cause illness. All noise disturbs our concentration and is capable of disrupting our sleep and causing …

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