Glass Block Rainscreens

Glass Block, The Ideal Rainscreen As a building material, glass block is durable, sustainable, fireproof, and an excellent insulator. The material’s transparent nature offers superior energy efficiency while admitting light and muffling most of the sound from outside. By itself, as the primary cladding for new construction, glass block’s beauty and functionality have contributed to…

Glass Block in Kennels, Vet Offices & Shelters

Glass Block is Ideal for Kennels, Veterinarian Offices, and Shelters As the use of glass block and brick expands throughout the world, primarily due to the beauty and functionality, one segment is employing glass block for additional reasons besides aesthetics and easy maintenance. Veterinarians, kennel managers, and shelter supervisors have found that glass block construction…

Glass Block is Making a Comeback in the Architectural World

Glass Block is Making a Comeback in the Architectural World Glass block has progressed beyond the simple, functional applications of past decades to become a chic, elegant, and energy efficient architectural feature for many interiors and exteriors. Designers and architects are discovering creative new ways to capitalize on glass block’s light filtering qualities, durability, and…

Security and Detention Windows

Security and Detention Windows Perhaps not an automatic first choice for many, reliable and robust glass block is among the best options for security and detention windows. Virtually impenetrable, glass block windows offer many practical advantages over other materials, SEVES solid glass block with steel frame and grid is the right choice for applications that…

Daylighting

Daylighting: The Future of Architecture Daylighting design strategies pertain to managing the admittance of natural light in the form of direct or diffused sunlight into a home or building. With the strategic use of skylights, windows, and glass block, artificial lighting requirements can be reduced without compromising heating and cooling capability. Scientists and sociologists have…

How SEVES is Changing the Glass Block Industry

SEVES is Changing the Glass Block Industry For decades, glass block has been considered a reliable and functional material used to create a stable, translucent surface that provides a durable barrier while admitting light. Manufactured with durability that incorporates the light admission qualities of glass windows, modern glass block walls offer optimal levels of both…