We understand there are a number of factors and considerations that must be made when selecting architectural glass products for a building facade. Providing design and educational resources to assist through this process is important here at Viracon.
AIA Presentations – Viracon is an AIA/CES Approved Provider and offers interactive, in-person presentations for architects.
Glazing Guidelines – Documents and information regarding Viracon's guidelines for glazing, glass handling and storage, maintenance and cleaning and glass breakage.
Green Design / LEED – Learn how Viracon products contribute to LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) Rating Systems.
Modeling Files – Gain access to THERM and Revit files for modeling Viracon glass.
Specification – Using CSI’s MasterFormat, our recommended 08 80 00 specification provides a comprehensive list of items to include when specifying glass products.
Tech Talks – Specific, detailed documents covering the following topics
Bird Friendly Glass
Ceramic Frit and Ink Visual Characteristics
Glass and Electronic Eavesdropping Protection
Field-Applied Coatings and Films on Glass
Heat Soak Testing
Insulating Glass Sealant Visual Characteristics
Quench Pattern Characteristics
The Role of Reflectivity in Glass
Thermal Stress Breakage
Viewing Windows for Swimming Pools and Aquariums
The following video provides an overview of daylighting and glass selection.
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CERAMIC STRENGTH POSITION ONE-WAY TRANSPARENT MIRROR VLT WAVELENGTH GRAPH EMERALD HILLS RENOVATION – Case Study SELECTING A VLT PERCENTAGE – White Paper HIGH VLT, LOW SHGC – Case Study CYBER SECURITY – White Paper BIG GLASS – White Paper