[Greenbuilding] glass panels as porch roof?
Gennaro Brooks-Church - Eco Brooklyn
info at ecobrooklyn.com
Sun Apr 27 16:26:37 MDT 2014
Yes. YouTube it.
On Sunday, April 27, 2014, Reuben Deumling <9watts at gmail.com> wrote:
> Are you saying that the film works in that manner when stuck to
> *untempered* glass as well?
> On Sun, Apr 27, 2014 at 3:12 PM, Gennaro Brooks-Church - Eco Brooklyn <
> > wrote:
>> A little unconventional but I've used the film that's used on storefront
>> windows to protect against arson, bombs etc. With the adhesive that you can also
>> attached the pane to its frame the thing becomes, well, bombproof. It will
>> shatter but stay in place. You have to hack it with a bat fifty times to
>> get through.
>> On Sunday, April 27, 2014, Michael O'Brien <obrien at hevanet.com> wrote:
>> Hi, Reuben--
>> Using non-tempered glass overhead is not permitted by code in Oregon.
>> Even tempered glass I think is iffy. It can break, for example if it were
>> stressed along an edge by a stray screw, and if it breaks the falling
>> chunks don't become popcorn size until they hit the floor.
>> Best, Mike
>> Sent from my iPhone
>> On Apr 27, 2014, at 2:38 PM, Reuben Deumling <9watts at gmail.com> wrote:
>> That is very helpful, Clarke. Thank you.
>> Is using non-tempered glass for this kind of application to be avoided as
>> a rule?
>> On Sun, Apr 27, 2014 at 1:11 PM, Clarke Olsen <colsen at fairpoint.net>wrote:
>> True, tempered glass can't be cut, but there are at least 4 standard
>> sizes: 28" x 76, 34" x 76, 46" x 76, 33" x 75,
>> and maybe 45" x 75".
>> Clarke Olsen
>> 373 route 203
>> Spencertown, NY 12165
>> colsen at taconic.net
>> On Apr 27, 2014, at 2:45 PM, Reuben Deumling <9watts at gmail.com> wrote:
>> So I'm finally getting around to putting this roof together. I appreciate
>> the glass patio door reuse idea, and am proceeding full steam. Got four
>> doors already.
>> Except I just found out via that crazy thing we call the internet that
>> these tempered panels can't be cut! Three of the doors will work out
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