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Learn all about Glass : A Glossary of Terms

Learn all about Glass : A Glossary of Terms

If you would like to learn more about architectural glass, and its use in modern day construction, we’ve compiled a list of the most relevant glass terminologies here for you. These terms and definitions will also help you to understand certain concepts that we have...

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A Guide to Aluminium Windows and Doors for your Home

A Guide to Aluminium Windows and Doors for your Home

Building or renovating your dream home is a wonderful project to engage in, and to see your dreams come to life, step by step. Yet it can also be quite a daunting experience, with all the options and decisions you are faced with! Among all the other considerations, is...

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Glass Office Partitions – Your Key Considerations

Glass Office Partitions – Your Key Considerations

Glass office partitions are a modern solution to optimum workplace layouts. They have become the natural choice in contemporary office spaces, promoting an open and collaborative trend in companies of all sizes. Glass partitions add practical functionality and modern...

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Architectural Aluminium : A Glossary of Terms

Architectural Aluminium : A Glossary of Terms

If you need to reference the definitions of any term referring to architectural aluminium and related products, we’ve compiled this glossary of the most relevant terms to help you find the details you may need. This info will also help you to understand certain...

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Choosing Effective Sun Control Solutions

Choosing Effective Sun Control Solutions

The use of glass automatically intensifies the modern aesthetics of any building. But at the same time the using large amounts of glass can offer distinct disadvantages both in summer and in winter. In summer excessive heat passes through the windows, and this can...

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Aluminium Window U-Values – What You need to Know

Aluminium Window U-Values – What You need to Know

To create functional and efficient buildings in line with regulations and best industry practices, it is essential to pay attention to the quality and construction of your architectural fixture and fittings. When it comes to glass for your aluminium windows and doors,...

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Key Considerations when Designing with Glass

Key Considerations when Designing with Glass

One of the unmistakable characteristics of modern buildings is the generous use of glass. From expansive glass facades to frameless stacking doors, glass has the ability both to accentuate and to bring versatile functionality to any building. Glass has become a hugely...

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14 Awesome Ideas to use Windows for Walls

14 Awesome Ideas to use Windows for Walls

Expansive walls of glass have become a recurring feature in modern architecture. They can be as functional as they are aesthetically pleasing, and they add an element of interest and style to any home. In South Africa we are blessed with pleasant climates and...

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Taking A Look At Window Trends

Taking A Look At Window Trends

Trends find their way into many aspects of our lives from our tech products, to our furniture, to the colours we see in advertising and design. Perhaps a little less noticeable are the trends that occur in the world of architecture and the way we style our living and...

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How to Brighten Your Space, while Keeping out the Heat

How to Brighten Your Space, while Keeping out the Heat

Bright and open spaces are a refreshing feature of modern architecture. People are becoming accustomed to living and working in spacious, airy buildings which take advantage of natural brightness and afford a good view of the outdoors. Natural light is most beneficial...

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Why Use Low-E Glass? ~ A List of Benefits

Why Use Low-E Glass? ~ A List of Benefits

As time goes on, we see constant improvements in the building industry not only with the technology and new processes, but in the very materials we use. Even while you're reading this you can be sure that experts are working to develop new materials and improve the...

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How Low-E Glass makes your Property more Energy Efficient.

How Low-E Glass makes your Property more Energy Efficient.

Huge technological progress has been made in the glass industry; and it’s contributing towards making the buildings that we live and work in more energy efficient and environmentally friendly. When it comes to windows, doors and other glass fixtures, the type of glass...

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Wooden vs PVC vs Aluminium Windows

Wooden vs PVC vs Aluminium Windows

The type of windows and doors you choose for your property plays an important role in aesthetics as well as functionality of your building. Whether you are an architect working on your latest design, a building industry professional, or a homeowner upgrading your...

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A Guide to the different Styles of Aluminium Doors

A Guide to the different Styles of Aluminium Doors

In the modern world of building, home owners, architects and construction businesses alike are all faced with a multitude of choices in entrance door installations. It is important to know all your options so that you are able to choose the best possible door for your...

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A Guide to the different Styles of Aluminium Windows

A Guide to the different Styles of Aluminium Windows

If you happen to be building your new home or giving your existing home a face-lift, perhaps you are wondering which direction to go in the way of windows. You may be considering what kind of window systems and styles would best suit your building, or maybe you’re...

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Specialised Glass as an Extra Layer of Security

Specialised Glass as an Extra Layer of Security

As a homeowner, your loved ones naturally mean the world to you. When it comes to your family, you would give anything to protect them. As a business owner, you obviously want to protect your equipment, your goods and your livelihood. Let's face it, in South Africa...

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Why More Home Owners Choose Aluminium Windows And Doors

Why More Home Owners Choose Aluminium Windows And Doors

It’s not always easy to make the right decision when faced with our modern day range of building products. If you are building a new home, or renovating your existing one, you would naturally want windows and doors that are the most durable, aesthetically pleasing and...

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