Technical Advice

The staff at Modern Glass are trained to assist you with all your glass-related enquiries. We have expertise in a range of Australian Standards, as well as practical knowledge developed through years in the industry.

Energy Efficiency

Not only does Modern Glass stock a range of energy efficient low-E glasses, we also have the knowledge to connect your project with the right products. We have access to Optics and Window software to present custom energy efficient solutions combined with in-depth knowledge of the Windows Energy Rating Scheme.

Acoustics

Acoustic requirements for glazing are becoming more and more demanding, and at the same time are often misunderstood. Modern Glass has access to the right products and testing data to ensure that you are correctly addressing your project’s acoustic issues.

Cyclonic Regions

Modern Glass’ Ultra Forza range is a market leader in cyclonic regions and we have the expertise to match. Our staff are equipped to deal with the requirements of AS 1170.2 Structural design actions – Wind actions and our in-house windborne debris impact test facility gives us an understanding of the performance and limitations of glazing systems in cyclonic regions.

Australian Standards

The staff at Modern Glass have intimate knowledge of the Australian Standards relating to glass and are able to offer advice on:

  • AS 1288-2006 Glass in buildings – Selection and installation
  • AS/NZS 2208-1996 Safety glazing materials in buildings
  • AS/NZS 2080-2006 Safety glazing for land vehicles
  • AS/NZS 4666-2012 Insulating glass units
  • AS/NZS 4667-2000 Quality requirements for cut-to-size and processed glass
  • AS/NZS 1170.2:2011 Structural design actions – Wind actions

Wherever Modern Glass is unable to give the advice you need, we draw on a network of highly regarded consultants in the industry to connect you with the right information.

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