Hundertwasser defines the outside shell of a building as Man’s "third skin". Glass, as a principle part of this "third skin" distinguishes itself from all other exterior construction components by virtue of its transparency. Thereby, in contrast to roof and walls, the possibility is given for the usage of daylight and of solar energy. This is what makes the use of glass so attractive. Glass is communicative and links "inside" to "outside".
Appealing glass facades and a generous usage of glass in residential and office buildings, as well as in industrial architecture, make an aesthetic contribution. Bright rooms, flooded with light, improve living comfort and stimulate the appetite for both work and life. Insulating glass from FRERICHS GLAS fulfils not just these inimitable characteristics of glass but also contemporary physical and technical construction requirements:
- Heat protection
- Environmental protection
- Noise protection
- Solar protection
- Building protection
- Fire protection
Modern functional glass forms are nowadays able to substitute the non-transparent exterior "roof and wall" construction components. FRERICHS GLAS, in cooperation with UNIGLAS®, provide functional types of glass for practically all architectonic requirements.
With a comprehensive planning advisor in handy pocket format UNIGLAS® presents, for its 15th anniversary a concentrated dose of know-how on insulating glass, specialist glass and processing of glass. Technical and product-specific information related to norms, stipulations and guidelines, is of particular importance to architects and processing workers. With our technical compendium we provide an easily understandable but comprehensive overview on the subject of glass.