Tag: standards

  • ISO Releases Solar Heat Gain Coefficient Standard for Fenestration Systems

    The International Organization for Standardization (ISO) has published a standard that specifies a method to measure the solar heat gain coefficient (SHGC) of complete doors and windows. ISO 19467:2017 is titled “Thermal Performance of Windows and Doors — Determination of solar heat gain coefficient using solar simulator.” According to the document, it is “designed to…

  • ISO Releases Trio of Glass in Building Standards

    The International Organization for Standardization (ISO) recently published three more standards under its Glass in Building technical committee. Two are in the “basic soda lime silicate glass products” category, while the other is under “heat soaked tempered soda lime silicate safety glass.” Glass in Building – Basic Soda Lime Silicate Glass Products – Part 2:…

  • What’s New with the Codes?

    The glass and glazing industry continues its battle to maintain—and expand—its presence on the wall through the various national and international building codes and standards. Tom Culp of Birch Point Consulting is at the forefront of the industry’s efforts, and earlier this month at the Glass Association of North America’s Building Envelope Contractors (BEC) Conference…