Technical Library

Suite of Glazing Technical Documents

Technical Library

Welcome to the Saint-Gobain Building Glass Technical Document Library. This is an area where you can find information on glass manufacture, processing, properties and performance, as well as information on relevant regulations, requirements and design aspects.

The documents span a range of topics including:

  • Acoustics
  • Thermal Stress
  • Barriers & Guarding
  • Climatic Loads
  • Solar & Thermal
  • Security
  • Sustainability
  • Fundamentals

The technical documents aim to cover the fundamentals through to the more complex aspects of glass. Please browse the topics below.

 

Behind calculation methods, standards, regulations and codes, there is a significant amount of…

Buildings by their very nature are subjected to the elements, and this can be in the form of…

Compliance is a critical aspect of any construction project, and evidencing product performance…

In the face of climate change and declining natural resources, there is an increasingly urgent…

Saint-Gobain Glass offer a range of glass allowing you to fill interiors with light whilst…

Thermal stress results from differential heat build-up between the main body of the glass and…

Thermally insulating glass, also known as low emissivity or low-e glass, when present within an…

Where glazing forms a large part of a wall, is used in balustrades, or acts as a free-standing…

Whether the requirement is thermal insulation, solar control, noise reduction or safety, there…