Who We Are
International Glazing Specialists
IQ Glass International is the division dedicated to delivering exceptional project management skills and highly engineered products across the globe. British project management skills are world-renowned, and IQ follows this tradition with a proven portfolio of works ranging from luxury residential villas in the Bahamas to Hotels and Resorts in Finland.
Our holistic glazing packages are tailored to suit individual project requirements, with a number of bespoke glazing systems and specially engineered solutions to ensure even the most unique environments can benefit from the minimalist aesthetic.
To find out more or arrange a meeting with one of our expert glazing consultants, contact the team at IQ International on (+44) 1494 722 880.
We are able to work with designers and specifiers from an early stage of a project to ensure that no compromises have to be made on design. Our expert glazing technicians are here to help your design become a reality, lending their years of experience to your project team for design advice, performance guidance and cost implications. To find out more or arrange a meeting with one of our expert glazing consultants or just contact the team on 01494 722 880.
Specialist Glazing Products
IQ’s wide range of specialist glazing systems and technical glazing solutions allows us to manufacture glazing tailored to suit any project location, no matter the climate.
International Glazing Blog
IQ International specialises in providing structural and architectural glazing solutions for some of the most prestigious construction projects around the world. Our blogs provide technical glazing advice about a range of specialist glazing topics. From solar control glazing to beachfront glazing specification, IQ are on hand to provide helpful information.
An Overview of Caribbean Architecture
Caribbean architecture is varied and diverse, mirroring the islands’ history and heritage. Architectural glazing plays a key part in both the history and future of caribbean modern architecture.
Testing for Hurricane Resistant Sliding Glass Doors
Hurricane resistant sliding glass doors do not get that name lightly. Our hurricane resistant glass doors underwent an extensive testing cycle to prove their strength and durability under Florida Building Code Test Protocols.
What type of glass is hurricane proof?
What is Hurricane Resistant Glass and How Does it Work? In areas where hurricanes are prone, you will often have to install hurricane resistant doors as part of the architectural design. Areas like Miami Dade detail stringent rules that hurricane doors and windows have to comply to. Hurricane resistant doors and windows are designed and tested to withstand the harsh environments of a hurricane. These hurricane proof doors will include hurricane resistant glass. In order to be strong enough to withstand the winds and flying objects of a hurricane, hurricane resistant glass is a laminated glass. This laminated glass is
Location is a major factor to consider when it comes to specialist glazing. Temperatures, rainfall and hurricane risk can all affect which bespoke glazing solutions are best suited for the project.
Solar control may be recommended for locations with high sun exposure, or hurricane resistant glazing for locations at risk of being hit. Our skilled technical sales advisors and experience working around the globe allows us to help you specify the right glazing.
IQ’s wide range of glazing systems and technical glazing solutions allows us to manufacture glazing tailored to suit the project location.
Depending on the scope of work and what is more suited to the individual project, there are 3 options for our installation services. These include installation on site, IQ supervisor provided to manage works by a local team or supply only with installation instructions and guidance via email/call/video call. Read More
Where there’s a will, there’s a way. IQ have installed glazing in some extremely tricky locations such as a rocky hillside in Africa, which sat on the edge of a cliff and only had steep dirt road leading to it. Our skilled installation teams experience allows them to think of innovative ways to safely transport the glazing for installation. Read More
With any construction project, hitting dates to avoid project delays is a massive issue. The UK has very strict regulations when it comes to planning, schedules, construction and site safety, and these processes can be applied to any project in the world to ensure work is carried out in a safe and efficient manner.
Glass manufacturing standard vary between continents, and glazing solutions manufactured in Europe tend to use toughened glass rather than float glass, offer a wider variety of glazing solutions such as solar control glass and are less like to end up with roller waves in the glass, this is why IQ use European glass for our systems. Read More.
Not only does IQ have world renowned British project management skills, but we also offer a wide variety of award-winning glazing systems that use high-quality glass manufactured in Europe. Our year of experience installation bespoke glazing packages around the world allows us the know how to advise on glazing for all types of climates. Read More
Most of IQ’s glazing solutions can be specified as hurricane resistant glazing by using the right glass specification and glazing solutions with a combination of toughened and laminated glass panes. For more information visit our hurricane resistant glazing page or contact the team who will be happy to answer any questions.