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Performance and energy efficiency

Understand how glass can influence a building's energy and acoustic performance

Applications of glass

Whether you need glass for facades, interiors, homes, or specific applications, we have a solution

Which glass is right

See how the right glass can help improve your quality of life and the beauty of your home

Understand glass

Learn more about glass and what you can do with it.

Design with glass

There’s almost no limit to what you can create with glass.

Build with glass

Glass is the ultimate building element, and can be tailored to each project.

Glass for your home

We’re helping glass inspire more homes than ever before.

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BNL-BNP Paribas

Due to the clever structural glazing, the aesthetics are visually appealing, reflecting the building’s surroundings on all sides.

cube berlin

Architects 3XN have created deliberate geometric transformations that create a prismatic pattern of triangular surface reliefs.

NOBU HOTEL

Nobu Hotel Warsaw embraces the city’s charisma to create a genuinely unique, stunning structure in this cultural hub.

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Our story

Just as we were in 1932, we're ready to meet the challenges of now and the future

Sustainability

Find out more about how glass can support sustainable design

Quality control

We strive for quality in everything we do

Our company

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Glass Analytics

Access our comprehensive suite of engineering and analytical tools

BIM objects

Download and use our standardized Guardian BIM content to create project specific BIM files

Seminars and online learning

For anyone who is interested in learning more about glass and its use

Enhance beauty and privacy

ShowerGuard Computer Generated Imagery / Renderings

Behold the beauty and versatility of glass in your home

Look how glass can transform your home’s exterior. Then, look inside your home to see the possibilities of glass. This incredibly versatile material compliments other building and design elements while also creating privacy or open spaces, or both. 

Why consider glass for home interiors 

Your windows are the source of natural light in your home. This makes personal spaces more inviting and reduces the need for artificial light. Do you have there any interior rooms or areas that would benefit from this? Glass used in interior design – such as partitions, walls or railings – allows daylight to penetrate deeper into spaces, brightening interior rooms. Yet it can also create privacy and design with a textured or etched surface.

Why consider glass for home interiors 

How glass can be multi-functional 

Interior glass can be as subtle or as bold as your vision. A glass top on your dining room table is very functional, yet once complemented by a credenza of mirrored glass that plays with natural light it can create the illusion of depth in a smaller room. A glass railing on the stairs allows light to travel upstairs, and even the stairs themselves can be transformed. Just imagine how highly transparent, low-iron glass would make steps and railings ‘disappear’.

How glass can be multi-functional 

Whether your home is spacious or a studio apartment, glass also assists with strength, durability and even ease of cleaning. Clearer shower glass can open up a cramped bathroom. A translucent glass partition will hide a work desk from the rest of the space. Replacing a wall with sliding glass panels keeps outside noise low so you can work in your office but also keep an eye on children.

Glass to consider  

It’s a good idea to identify your technical and aesthetic needs to ensure you choose the right glass. This can include safety considerations, which thickness is right for a tabletop, which edge would work for your new shelves, which glass is most transparent or offers the most privacy. For example:  

  • Clear, low-iron glass enhances the aesthetic and lets a more natural light  
  • Laminated safety glass adds strength to a modern aesthetic for floors, stairs and balconies   
  • Etched, or colored glass adds privacy with a design twist.   
  • Mirrored glass creates privacy using reflectivity