[Greenbuilding] glass panels as porch roof?

Lynelle A. Hamilton lynelle at kos.net
Sun Apr 27 17:49:02 MDT 2014


Does it have reflective properties or inhibit heat loss or gain?

Lynelle
On 4/27/2014 6:26 PM, Gennaro Brooks-Church - Eco Brooklyn wrote:
> Yes. YouTube it.
>
> On Sunday, April 27, 2014, Reuben Deumling <9watts at gmail.com 
> <mailto: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 <http://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 <http://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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