- Specifiers who specify window and curtainwall glass for buildings
- Building owners who experience glass problems such as glass breakage or fogging of glass
- Attorneys who are pursuing matters involving glass defects or glass safety
- Manufacturers who have issues with glass quality of performance
What does a glass consultant do?
A glass consultant utilizes professional experience and education for the benefit of clients
A glass consultant employs testing equipment to test glass quality.
A glass consultant performs forensic investigations to determine the nature and extent of problems and failures.
A glass consultant educates clients and other parties regarding the technical aspects of an issue
A glass consultant renders opinions regarding causes and solutions of problems
Why are glass consultants needed?
Glass is a lot more complicated than it looks. Take what might seem like a simple case: a glass shower door shatters and injures the bather. is this a simple matter? Not at all.
A glass consultant would review the age of the installation and the parties involved.
We help answer your questions about window glass services, such as
- What “U-factor” should I specify?
- What glass thickness will meet wind load?
- What are the relative costs of different glass types?
- What SHGC (Solar Heat Gain Coefficient) is right for my building?
- Should I specify different performance for different elevations?
- Should I use a pyrolytic or vacuum deposition Low-E coating?
- What surface should the Low-E coating be applied to?
- Should I use argon or krypton in the airspace?
- Will my insulated glass need breather tubes?
- Is there a way to repair fogged insulated glass?
- Should I use a single seal or dual seal insulated unit?
- What warm edge technology is the most reliable?
- Where should I use safety glass?
- Should I use safety glass in areas not required by code?
- What type of safety glass should I use?
- Are applied window films effective?
- Is vacuum glass technology ready for use on my building?
- Can I incorporate dynamically dimmable glass in my new windows?
- Is PV (photovoltaic) ready to be incorporated into my design?
- How can I make sure my glass is hurricane resistant?
Annealed Glass, Heat Strengthened Glass, Tempered Glass and Insulated Glass
The Lowdown on Low-E Glass
If you need a glass consultant…
Contact Mark Meshulam at