Commercial and Residential Glass Installer and Manufacturer Resource

Fire-Rated Glass: Fire-Protective Vs. Fire-Resistant Glass

Oct 31, 2022 8:45:00 AM / by Greg Martell

While often used in projects for functionality and appearance, glass is also a material that keeps your property and those inside safe. 

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What is Fire Rated Glass? | Safety Benefits in Commercial Applications

Sep 22, 2022 12:00:00 AM / by Greg Martell

Commercial fires cost nearly $350 billion per year in the United States. 

Fire losses are one of the most costly disasters. Most commercial fires aren't caused intentionally or carelessly, but due to malfunctioning equipment or electrical issues.

Once a fire starts, it spreads so fast that it can be difficult for firefighters to contain once they arrive on the scene. 

Installing fire rated glass helps prevent the rapid spread of fire, especially in more at-risk facilities. This is a fire protection system that’s always on.

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Fire-Rated Glazing: What Goes Into the Cost Per Square Foot?

Mar 7, 2022 10:42:00 AM / by Greg Martell

As one of the more expensive glass types on the market, fire-rated glazing has proven itself a worthwhile investment. 

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Glass Options That Deliver For Commercial Doors

Jan 27, 2021 8:15:00 AM / by Greg Martell

Commercial glass types often used for exterior doors include: 

  1. Tempered glass
  2. Laminated glass 
  3. Fire-rated glass
  4. Decorative glass 

Most commercial exterior doors feature glass. With the exception of the hardware, some are even made entirely of glass. 

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