The product commonly known as “clear glass” is not technically the clearest variety available. That title goes to low-iron glass, sometimes known as Starphire brand. While clear glass doesn’t have a considerably high amount of iron in its composition, it does have 10 times more iron content than low-iron glass, which gives it a greenish […]See Post
Glass door entrances are often chosen for their aesthetic appeal. But the natural light that comes through glass doors is an important part of a productive environment, as scientific studies have reported. According to the University of Oregon, workers exposure to natural light is connected to how much sick time they take (Elzeyadi, 2011). It […]See Post
PrivacyVue™ and Enviralum partner to offer the first Florida Building Code approved impact-resistant fixed glazing system with switchable glass PrivacyVue™ switchable glass is now offered in an exterior-hurricane impact storefront product. Enviralum’s ENV-450 fixed window wall system recently obtained Florida Building Code Approval by meeting large and small missile impact requirements with PrivacyVue™ […]See Post
STC ratings are a way to measure and compare how much sound is stopped / absorbed by any given product / material. STC ratings are used for windows, wall assemblies, doors and some constituent materials.
The STC rating is the average amount of noise stopped at 18 different frequencies, measured in decibels. STC ratings are a logarithmic scale similar to the earthquake Richter Scale, which means each escalating number is significantly higher in performance than the previous number. It is a non-linear scale.See Post
We’re excited to announce that PrivacyVue, Dash Door’s electrified switchable glass product line, now has its own dedicated website! The site features more details about the switchable glass, including applications and product and design options, as well as key features and examples of the glass in use.See Post
One of our previous posts discussed the increased use of sliding glass doors in office layouts. It was noted that the use of glass as office fronts increases natural light and energy efficiency. The increased use of glass however can contribute to decreased privacy. One solution type that can bring the best of both worlds […]See Post
The frameless sliding glass door has become an increasingly used tool in conjunction with all glass fixed glazed office partitions and the standard glass swing door. This new popularity is a result of numerous factors.See Post