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Tom Pudding Way

Goole
East Riding of Yorkshire
DN14 8GA
www.guardianglass.com/gb/en
Richard Mayall
Tel +44 (0)800 032 6322
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Guardian Glass UK Ltd

Overview

Guardian is a diverse global manufacturing company with leading positions in many markets. They were established in 1932 and now employ over 19,000 people worldwide and are one of the world’s leading manufacturers of float glass operating twenty-seven float glass lines worldwide, including the UK. Guardian believe in innovation and are at the forefront of modern glass technologies developing a new generation of energy saving glasses from ClimaGuard® and advanced solar control from the SunGuard® ranges; they have a diverse range of clear, coloured or acoustic laminated safety glasses. With Guardian the possibilities for float glass continually grow to suit the demanding design needs of tomorrow.
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CPD Material (4)


Multiple CPD formats
How to Specify Glass for Facades
This CPD provides an overview of various aspects and regulatory requirements in order to correctly specify glass for facades. You will learn in detail not only about the design considerations like aesthetics and privacy, but also performance indicators like thermal comfort and daylight as well. Safety and security including fire protection, sustainability and energy saving smart technologies are also other important topics discussed in this CPD. By the end of the presentation you should have a greater understanding of:
- Which aspects to consider when to specify glass for façades
- Daylight performance, glare, privacy and aesthetic aspects of glass
- Thermal comfort, acoustics, safety and security, and fire resistance with glass
- Smart glass technologies for energy efficient and sustainable buildings
- Norms and regulations for different specification aspects


This CPD can be delivered to you live and remotely
Knowledge level:
General Awareness
Material type: Online Learning
Material type: Seminar
Seminar
Glass as a Design Material and Regulations Impacts on Specification
This seminar looks at the correct specification of glass. It will help you to understand the following topics:
- Glass as a material and the types of glass available
- Technical aspects of glass and how glass is produced
- Applications and performance of different types of glass
- The influence of Building Regulations Part L on Specification
- U values and G values
- Advanced coated glass
- Glass as a design material, what it could do and where and when to specify glass
Knowledge level:
General Awareness
Material type: Seminar
Factory Visit
Half Day Glass Works Tour and Seminar: The Production, Technical Aspects and Use of Glass in Architecture
This tour offers architects a chance to visit a leading manufacturing facility of float and value-added glass products, which are used for a wide range of construction projects.

This factory visit covers:
- Understanding of the history of float glass and why today's method is the most efficient means of manufacturing
- Annealing process and why the correct tensile stresses in the glass are so important
- Quality checiking for optimum visual and material quality
- The bespoke transportation system used by the glass industry and the sizes available
- Laminated Glass and the way that it is manufactured
- Benefits of laminated glass
- Building regulations - compliance with document N & K

The tour lasts one half day and takes place in the the UK division based in East Riding, Yorkshire.
Knowledge level:
General Awareness
Material type: Factory Visit

Classifications


Guardian Glass UK Ltd has CPD Materials in the following areas: -

RIBA Core Curriculum areas