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Balustrades

Balustrade Selector Tool
Specifications for all balustrades
BalustradeMilanoLuganoEurobracePradisEuroanchorsAnzioMonaco
Occupancy Type
A***
B***
C1***
C2***
C3*****
C5*
D***
E1**
Building Application
Face Fixed****
Floor Mounted***
Can be attached to
Concrete*******
Timber*****
Steel*****
Weatherboards***
Can be used for
Commercial *****
Residential ******

 

Occupancy Types

There are seven core occupancy types:

  • RESIDENTIAL TYPES:
    • A – areas within a domestic or residential dwelling
    • A (other) – external balconies of domestic or residential dwelling
    • C3 – areas for moving people and not susceptible to overcrowding
  • COMMERCIAL TYPES:
    • B, E – office not susceptible to overcrowding
    • C3 – areas for moving people and not susceptible to overcrowding
    • C1/C2 – areas with tables or fixed seating adjacent to a balustrade
    • C5 – areas susceptible to overcrowding
    • D – areas with tables or fixed seating adjacent to a balustrade

Façade & Windows

Glazing Selector Tool For Architects

Finding the perfect glass can be tricky, especially when there are so many things to think about. At Viridian we love glass and have created a tool to help you select the right type based on you, your house and the environment you want to create. Simply answer the questions on the below link:

Glazing Selector Tool for Architects

U & R Values
GlassU-value with Argon gasWooden Windows R-VALUEAluminum Windows R-VALUEAluminum Windows Thermally Broken R-VALUEUPVC Windows R-VALUE
 6mm PerformaTech 206/ 14 / 6mm Clear1.10.740.380.520.68
 6mm PerformaTech 206/ 14 / 6.38mm Clear Laminate1.10.740.380.520.68
6mm PerformaTech 206/ 14 / 6.5mm Clear VLam Silence Laminate1.10.780.390.540.71
6mm Clear / 14 / 6mm LightBridge1.20.700.370.500.65
6.38mm Clear Laminate/ 14 / 6mm LightBridge1.20.700.370.500.56
6.5mm Clear VLam Silence Laminate/ 14 / 6mm LightBridge1.20.450.280.360.45
6mm Grey1 / 14 / 6mm LightBridge1.20.700.370.500.65
6mm Clear / 14 / 6mm Clear2.60.710.260.320.40
6.38mm Clear Laminate/ 14 / 6mm Clear2.60.700.260.320.40
6.5mm Clear VLam Silence Laminate/ 14 / 6mm Clear2.60.690.250.310.39
6mm Grey / 14 / 6.38mm Clear Laminate2.60.450.250.310.39
6mm Grey / 14 / 6.5mm Clear VLam Silence Laminate2.60.450.250.310.39
Glass Performance
GlassGlass ColourDay LightShading CoefficientSHGC Solar Heat Gain CoefficientTDW – ISO
 6mm PerformaTech 206/ 14 / 6mm ClearNeutral68%0.380.3352
 6mm PerformaTech 206/ 14 / 6.38mm Clear LaminateNeutral67%0.380.3346
6mm PerformaTech 206/ 14 / 6.5mm Clear VLam Silence LaminateNeutral67%0.380.3344
6mm Clear / 14 / 6mm LightBridgeClear79%0.660.5765
6.38mm Clear Laminate/ 14 / 6mm LightBridgeClear79%0.660.5656
6.5mm Clear VLam Silence Laminate/ 14 / 6mm LightBridgeClear79%0.660.5553
6mm Grey1 / 14 / 6mm LightBridgeGrey37%0.370.3331
6mm Clear / 14 / 6mm ClearClear78%0.810.7168
6.38mm Clear Laminate/ 14 / 6mm ClearClear78%0.810.7156
6.5mm Clear VLam Silence Laminate/ 14 / 6mm ClearClear78%0.810.6955
6mm Grey / 14 / 6.38mm Clear LaminateGrey37%0.520.4528
6mm Grey / 14 / 6.5mm Clear VLam Silence LaminateGrey37%0.520.4527

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Case Studies & Award Winning Projects

Da Bella Cascata

Products Used

  • Triple glazed glass units featuring double LightBridge™ (very clear Low-E glass) and one pane of toughened clear glass.
  • Frameless low-iron glass showers and bespoke mirrors for every bedroom.
  • Sentryglas® frameless glass balustrades on three separate levels of the building.
  • Glass canopy over the entranceway.
  • Internal glass balustrade for stairs through the center of the building.

Da Bella Coscata

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The Lindis

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The Lindis

Products Used

  • Viridian’s double-glazed units containing Low-E Lightbridge glass – the project offers breath-taking views within the confines of a luxury lodge.
  • Bespoke mirrors in each of the guest rooms.
  • Toughened glass showers in each of the guest rooms

Methodist Church

Products Used

  • External glazing:
    • External DGU – 4mm clear on 4mm clear
    • Profilit Single shell K25/60/7

Methodist Church

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Tim Stonier

Tim Stonier

Technical Advisor

 

Email: TSTONIER@viridianglass.net.nz

Phone: 021 491 232

South Island

 

Amy Hu

Amy Hu

Specification Manager

 

Email: AHU@viridianglass.net.nz

Phone: 027 217 8850

North Island

 

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Free Online Glass Selector

Use our FREE online glass calculator to help you find the right glass for your windows.

Glass for windows can be tricky, especially when there are so many things to think about. At Viridian we love glass and have created a tool to help you select the right type based on you, your house and the environment you want to create

Have a question? We would love to help!

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