Technology


Robotics in Building

Just as automation and smart technologies are making their way inside homes,  some of these developments are also changing the way homes are constructed.  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. Robotics in building is something […]

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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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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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Decoding Door Lock Options

Looking at a new front door, or just want to change out your lock? There are a ton of door lock options. In years past, if you wanted extra security you went for a deadbolt. Technology has evolved quite a bit since then. Here’s everything you need to know about door locks and automation.

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How Self-Driving Cars Will Impact Society

Picture a world where self-driving cars—or autonomous vehicles—are the norm. Self-driving cars, or autonomous vehicles, are poised to have a major impact on the world as we know it. Their effects will be felt in aspects of society—economically, technologically, culturally, and in many other areas. Here’s how.

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Take Three: A Trio of Ongoing Advancements in Auto Glass

“Technology” may not be the first thing that comes to mind when you think of your vehicle’s windshield or sunroof. But there are plenty of exciting developments in auto glass that may shape the way you operate your car in the future. Glass.com breaks down three of them here. Read more!

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