Understanding Insulating Glass Windows

You walk in a window showroom, and start talking to a salesperson about energy efficiency. He explains all the advantages and intricacies of the IG unit to you. If you are like most of us, he has lost you already with that acronym. Learn all about insulating glass windows here.

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Eight Must-See Adventures in Glass

If you want to combine a love of adventure with a love of glass, there are some must-see spots that tourists everywhere have added to their itinerary. For those ready to take the challenge there are several must-see attractions to add to your future travel plans. See more here!

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Ten Tips to Replacing Historic Windows

When researching new windows and doors for an historic home, you will find that it is possible to preserve that historic style when making your new window and door purchase. Follow these steps to find a company and products that will preserve your historic home’s integrity while offering great new views!

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The Case of Replacing Glass Damaged with Bullet Hole

The Glass Detective addresses the question of what type of glass to use in the event that your window has been damaged with a bullet hole. Laminated? Tempered? Bullet resistant glass? Read on to find out.

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The Case of the Glass Stairway Railing

The Glass Detective takes on the case of the glass stairway railing and answers a question about the best type of glass to use for railings and balcony barriers. Safety is paramount in these cases so read on to find out more.

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Are You Ready for Driverless Cars?

Many automotive companies are in development stages of these new autonomous vehicles—and there are good reasons for it, including fewer traffic accidents and improved fuel efficiency and emissions. Check out our self-driving car predictions here.

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Low-Quality Lidar Keeps Self-Driving Cars in the Slow Lane

Would you be comfortable taking a ride in a self-driving car? If you’ve got hesitation, you’re not alone. According to a recent Gartner Consumer Trends in Automotive survey, 55 percent of the consumers it surveyed aren’t on board with letting technology takeover completely. Learn about self-driving cars and Lidar.

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The Case of Load Resistance for Tempered Glass

The Glass Detective explores different types of load resistance that glass must endure including wind load and dead load and the best method for finding these figures for different types of glass. Find out more.

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The Case of the Clear Glass Shelving

The Glass Detective explores options for glass shelving used for furniture when a concerned citizen inquires about glass tint colors. Be it blue, green or clear, different tints can be applied to the glass to achieve the desired look. Learn more.

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Do You Know What a BiFold Door Is?

One of the biggest trends in home design in recent years is the concept of seamless indoor-outdoor living. Learn about BiFold doors a as well as other types of patio & sliding doors. Learn more.

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