Making Glass Come to Life: The Principles of Glass Selection

Learn Over Lunch

Wednesday, January 26, 2022

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The presentation reviews the foundations of glass selection and explores options for meeting both aesthetic and performance goals. Covering the glass manufacturing process and the basics of performance measurement, it also provides a comprehensive overview of float and coated glass choices—and related fabrication decisions—that can affect the final appearance of the glass façade.

Learning objectives

  1. How all the parts of a glass façade work together to meet project vision and goals.
  2. Glass composition and low-E coatings affect aesthetics and performance.
  3. Identify important design considerations for glass substrates and low-E coatings.
  4. Recognize the ways fabricated glass can affect building aesthetics and performance.

Date and time

Wednesday, January 26, 2022
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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Location

Virtual

Credits

1 LU/HSW

Provider

Guardian Glass