[Greenbuilding] glass panels as porch roof?
Gennaro Brooks-Church - Eco Brooklyn
info at ecobrooklyn.com
Mon Apr 28 07:42:48 MDT 2014
On Sunday, April 27, 2014, Lynelle A. Hamilton <lynelle at kos.net> wrote:
> Does it have reflective properties or inhibit heat loss or gain?
> 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> 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> 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".
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