When specifying specialist glazing for any location it is important to consider the climate and factors like hurricane frequency, rainfall and snowfall.
IQ offers a wide range of glazing solutions and technical glazing options to design glazing that has been adapted to suit the location.
Glazing Specialists for Barbados
Although IQ work all over the Caribbean, we are often specified for projects in Barbados. Highly glazed villa designs were often avoided in the Caribbean as large glazing elevations could cause overheating inside and the glass was not an effective barrier against strong winds or hurricanes.
However, this is no longer the case and by utilising modern advances in glazing technology, IQ are able to design specialist glazing for Barbados projects with solar control coatings and dynamic glazing solutions to prevent overheating.
IQ can also design bespoke glazing solutions for Barbados projects that are hurricane resistant, enabling them to withstand extremely high wind loads. Even structural glass walls and double-height sliding glass doors can be specified as hurricane resistant glazing systems.
Specifying IQ for your project over bespoke glazing specialists in Barbados has many advantages such as high-quality, European manufactured glass and British project management skills.
To discuss specialist glazing in Barbados, contact the IQ team today.
Why Work With Us
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.
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.
IQ can now offer curved structural glass installations with exceptional thermal performance for a range of bespoke glazing projects. Curved structural glass is just as it sounds, its structural glazing where the panes have been manufactured as curves….
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