When specifying specialist glazing for any location it is important to consider the climate and factors like hurricane frequency, rainfall and snowfall.
With an extensive selection of bespoke glazing systems and a wide range of technical glazing solutions, such as low iron and solar control glass, IQ’s glazing solutions can easily be adapted to suit the project location.
Glazing Specialists for Caribbean
IQ work all over the Caribbean islands, and the many projects we have completed there over the years mean that we understand local planning laws and have trusted companies including contractors and glazing installers who we have worked with in the past and built successful relationships with.
Bespoke glazing in the Caribbean often includes some type of solar control coatings due to the strong sun rays that many buildings are exposed to. This specialist glazing in the Caribbean is often specified as hurricane resistant glazing, especially when incorporating oversized sliding glass doors into a building design.
When looking for a glazing specialist for the Caribbean, it is vital to ask questions such as details of the drainage channels if the island has high rainfall during the year, or how their marine-grade glazing is protected again the high levels of moisture and alkaline if it’s a coastal project.
As glazing specialists in the Caribbean, IQ are on hand to answer any questions about hurricane glazing or bespoke glazing solutions tailored to meet the needs of buildings in these hot climates.
To discuss specialist glazing in the Caribbean, 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.
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