Electrically heated glass is a technical glazing solution that can be incorporated into a variety of architectural glazing systems and has many uses.
This technical glazing solution can be incorporated into a wide range of window and door systems. Heated glass is made by applying a thin metal oxide coating to the glass.
When electricity is passed through the coating this increases the temperature of the glass surface.
This can be used for condensation relief, to prevent snow build up or as the sole heat source for a space.
The glass surface can be heated to between 20 and 60°C, being able to reach 60°C in just 20 minutes.
Heated Glass Doors
Heated glass can be incorporated into a wide range of glazing systems including windows, doors, and structural glazing.
Heated glass doors are an extremely popular option, especially when it comes to projects in countries that have a high snowfall each year.
This could be a heated sliding glass door, heated pivot door or heated casement door. The electrically heated glass can be installed into single, double, or triple glazed systems.
By specifying heated glass doors, this prevents snow from building up on the outside and blocking access through the door when open.
Heated Glass Walls
When using heated glass as the sole heat source for a space heated glass walls are an ideal glazing solution.
Whether the glass wall is made from structural glazing or oversized sliding glass doors are used, these can all use electrically heated glass.
This can be for internal or external glazing and has been used many times in the past for glass walls that separate rooms with two vastly different temperatures, such as an indoor pool and a gym as seen to the right, to prevent condensation build-up.
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