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Glass Sustainability in Construction

Posted on February 25, 2021

In the past, the words “glass” and “sustainability” would rarely be spoken in the same sentence. Everyone knew how easily heat could pass through glass, which always resulted in either living through extreme heat, or cranking up the air conditioning and paying the price. Fortunately, glass has come a long way and is now a beautifully sustainable option for construction.

New Manufacturing Techniques

Glass isn’t manufactured the same way it was in previous years. What makes it sustainable are the technical procedures used to keep it energy efficient. This includes double glazing, coating, and laminating. These processes prohibit the heat transfer once standard in glass features.

Incredible Designs

Energy-efficient or not, glass is known as one of the most versatile materials for incredibly beautiful designs. Now that’s it’s so sustainable, we are able to use it more widely in building projects. Looking around, you may notice glass being incorporated into building designs more and more and in larger aspects. Whether you have a large space or a small space, we can procure and install a unique design that will make your property look amazing.

Reduced Energy Use

With the natural light that comes through your glass, you could reduce energy use even more. Depending on your building’s layout, the sunlight could reach far into the building, reducing energy consumption further.

Getting a Professional Opinion

If you are at the beginning of a construction project and need some help from the professionals, turn to Horizon Glass today. Give us a call at 303-900-5689 or send us an email so we can discuss your sustainable glass needs.