Technology


Can Glass Prevent Sun Damage?

It’s no longer a mystery that the bright, warm and relaxing sun that we so enjoy laying under on a hot beach is actually linked to several harmful effects on our skin. The American Cancer Society (ACS) links most forms of skin cancer to exposure to ultraviolet (UV) rays, which mainly come from the sun. […]

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Re-purposed Renovation ideas

Have you ever thought about decorating your new kitchen or bathroom with old clothes? While it may not be the most appealing décor option at first glance, there is actually good-reason to reconsider the idea if you’re planning an eco-friendly home renovation project in the future. A group of Australian researchers has discovered a way […]

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Robotics in Building

The increasing use of robotics in building construction will soon change the way homes of the future are designed and built. Today’s construction workforce is struggling with a lack of skilled labor, so the answer to the question “who will build my new house?” might just be robots. Learn more.

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Can Low-E Glass Be Laminated?

With low-e glass, you can reduce the amount of harmful ultraviolet light entering your home, improve energy efficiency efforts, save on annual heating and cooling costs and create a more comfortable indoor environment for you and your family. While low-e glass has many benefits, does it mean that you can’t add any other features or upgrades to your window’s glass, like lamination? Let’s find out.

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What Is Low-E Glass?

Not all windows and glass products are created equal, but by understanding how heat and light interact with different materials, and with the latest technologies available today, glass manufacturers have been able to develop better and more efficient windows for your home. Learn all about Low-E window glass here.

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Window Lock Types Explained

You’ve seen this scene on television and in movies: an intruder crawls through an unlocked or easy-to-open window to steal objects or cause harm to occupants. You may even know people who have been victims themselves. Security is one of the most important aspects of any home. While automated security systems can go a long […]

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How to Clean Your TV Screens and Computer Monitors

There are a number of important considerations to remember when you’re cleaning TV screens and computer monitors in your home. Find out why the old methods for cleaning glass-screened CRT TVs of the past no longer applies and learn how to clean modern TVs and Computer Monitors.

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Door Hardware Standards Protect Life, Property

For door hardware to be effective at protecting life and property, its properties must be measurable. That’s where door hardware standards come into play. In this post, we’ll take a look at many of the door hardware standards that are out there, why they exist, and how they help.

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How Does a Mirror Work?

When you look into a mirror, you see your own image and your surroundings reflected back at you. But how many times have you tried to look at the mirror itself, and question how it works? If the answer is at least once, know you’re not alone. To figure out how a mirror works, it’s […]

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The Use of Bulletproof Glass in Schools

There’s no such thing as bulletproof glass. This may come as a shock because of the portrayal that movies and pop culture make. We’ll break down the facts and talk about how testing plays a crucial role (and complicates) selecting the proper glass for different applications. Find out more here.

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