Glass selection is an art of designers which requires vast knowledge on wide spectrum of skills varying from material sciences, energy impact, fabrications, practical aspects etc. With the introduction of numerous products that comes to building construction on every day basis, the designers have to have to global connect with international expertise, familiar with other regions, up to date on latest trends and technologies. These skills may lead to help the clients and the architects to find the right glass for their buildings and be proud and pleased with their right choice of glass once building completed.
Glass Selection for Buildings
Floods of Technical jargons but know how to wade through these without just carried away by the supply chain claims and marketing. Good inhouse knowledge on the whole selection process right from design, performance simulations, energy efficiencies, reading data, comparing and evaluating various products.
Any amount of experiences, designers face challenges on variety of aspects such as
- Insight of how glass industry works
- Understanding the specifications
- Comparison of Specifications
- Buyer’s specification getting lost
- Getting trapped with supplier’s specifications
- Is the comparison of products Apple to Apple?
- How to check ie,. Specification Vs actual supplied
Good knowledge on manufacturing, international standards, acceptable tolerances, glass processing and fabrication techniques, help to manage on ground problems and achieve the expected results. Able to control the outcome with the strong technical and practical knowledge often very critical in glass finalization process.