[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 <
> info at ecobrooklyn.com<javascript:_e(%7B%7D,'cvml','info at ecobrooklyn.com');>
> > 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
>> clarkeolsendesign.com
>> 373 route 203
>> Spencertown, NY 12165
>> USA
>> 518-392-4640
>> 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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Gennaro Brooks-Church
Director, Eco Brooklyn Inc.
Cell: 1 347 244 3016 USA
www.EcoBrooklyn.com
22 2nd St; Brooklyn, NY 11231
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