With the market value of switchable glass windows expected to reach 5.81 billion USD by 2020, the technology is clearly soaring in demand. Undoubtedly a key driver behind this due growth is the incredible environmental benefits the glass can offer, dramatically increasing energy efficiency. However, another key driver of this rapid market growth is the numerous possibilities for customisation. Continue reading
Smart glass technology is rapidly gaining popularity in both commercial and residential interior design. Since it is highly customizable, it has a range of benefits for designers and enables incredible experimentation.
Designers aren’t just trialling the use of smart glass panels in different shapes and sizes. Switchable smart glass can also be combined with coloured inter-layers to meet bespoke requirements. Continue reading
Switchable glass technology continues to evolve, and new trends are constantly emerging. One such trend that is rapidly rising in popularity is the use of switchable glass vision panels. These innovative panels can be fitted to doors and dividing walls, allow those within a particular room or space to decide whether they would like complete privacy, or to enable visibility. These panels are available in a range of standard shapes and sizes, and can also be customised to meet a variety of applications including: Continue reading
Modern residential architecture has fully sided with the aesthetic of spacious, united interiors. No longer a trend, the free-flowing residential space is what buyers and renters are looking for, and architects and developers are responding by creating inventive homes with fewer walls and larger multifunctional rooms. Continue reading
One specific industry that has benefited greatly from smart glass technology is the hospitality sector. Indeed, electronic glass has proven to deliver numerous benefits for the numerous hotels in which it has been installed. The following are five incredible ways in which electric glass has revolutionised hotel design and shall continue to do so in the future.
Electric smart glass is an innovative technology, and so the realm of possible applications are endless. From residential designs, to art installations, to corporate offices and even medical facilities, smart glass has been installed worldwide. Smart glass is even now being cleverly used in marketing advertising efforts and is perfect for adding a creative edge to any campaign or marketing effort. The following are five of many ways that electric glass can enhance corporate advertising. Continue reading
The office space or business premises of any company serves as a physical extension of the desired corporate image, meaning it’s vital that they are designed accordingly. One way to enhance corporate image through the design of the business premises or office space is to install switchable glass. Innovative, futuristic switchable glass technology can enhance corporate image in the five following ways:
Commercial building owners and managers will invest an estimated $960 billion globally between 2016 and 2023 on making their existing built infrastructure more environmentally friendly. Commercial businesses are fast realising the long-term savings that can be achieved by increasing the energy efficiency of their business premises. Being energy efficient not only provides organisations with financial cost savings through reduced energy costs but also enables them to be more environmentally compliant.
The antibacterial glass market is one of the fastest growing segments of architectural glass. In fact, according to the Global Industry Analysts by 2018, it’s expected to reach a valuation of $183.3 million US dollars.
A core reason behind this expected growth is due to the growth in popularity of antibacterial smart glass and of course the benefits that antibacterial smart glass offers medical and hospital infrastructures.
Smart glass is now the material of choice for modern interior design, but it’s also rapidly gaining traction in architectural exterior design. The applications are endless and one increasingly popular application is the use of smart glass in roofs. Smart glass roofs have a place in both commercial and residential properties, and certainly provides a talking point for your design. The following are just 5 of many applications of switchable glass roofs.