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Guardian Glass UK Ltd

Guardian Industries UK glass division is a leading manufacturer of float glass. We produce coated solar control and Low E glass for the residential and commercial markets, as well as laminated and decorative glass products.

Contact information

Guardian Glass UK Ltd
Rawcliffe Road
East Riding of Yorkshire
DN14 8GA
United Kingdom


CPD booking contact

Mr Steven Scrivens
Tel: +44 (0)7595 271766

Approved CPD materials

Building Regulation Document L and Energy Efficient Glass
Type: Seminar
- Building regulation document L and glass - Part L's influence on glass specification - Technical glass performance explained - U value and G value - relevance to part L - Glazing and the future - Specifying glass and reducing CO2
Coated Glass and Energy Balance in Building
Type: Seminar
- What is coated glass? - Methods of production - Why coated glass? - Applications and performance - Insulating Glass Unit (IGU) configurations - Reducing CO2 through glass specification - Performance glass and high selectivity - Passivhaus and ultra low U value windows - Building regulations and glass performance - Coated glass and energy balance - Environmental and sustainable credentials - Projects and aesthetic appearance - BREEAM and glass specification - Using glass to achieve BREEAM credits
Glass as a Design Material
Type: Seminar
This seminar looks at:
  • Glass as a material
  • Types of flat glass
  • Coated glass
  • Laminated glass
  • Technical aspects of glass
  • Sound control
  • Application and performance
  • European standards
  • Safety and security
  • Energy saving
  • Exterior applications
  • Performance values
  • Aesthetic appearance
  • Glass and colour
  • Decorative glass
  • Interior applications
Half Day Glass Works Tour and Seminar: The Production, Technical Aspects and Use of Glass in Architecture
Type: Factory Visit
This tour offers architects a chance to visit a leading manufacturing facility of float and value-added glass products, which are used for a wide range of construction projects. This factory visit covers:
  • Understanding of the history of float glass and why today's method is the most efficient means of manufacturing
  • Annealing process and why the correct tensile stresses in the glass are so important
  • Quality checiking for optimum visual and material quality
  • The bespoke transportation system used by the glass industry and the sizes available
  • Laminated Glass and the way that it is manufactured
  • Benefits of laminated glass
  • Building regulations
  • compliance with document N & K The tour lasts one half day and takes place in the the UK division based in East Riding, Yorkshire.

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