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Saving Money with Energy Efficient Windows

Saving Money with Energy Efficient Windows

Trying to cut down on heating bills? Before you turn down the thermostat, stop – and consider your windows.

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Latest Trends in Modern Bathrooms

Latest Trends in Modern Bathrooms

The future is here, and it can be found in your bathroom. Luxury shower designs are all the rage, and for good reason.

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Highlights from Glass Build America

Highlights from Glass Build America

Taking place every year in late October, Glass Build America is a meeting place for the entire glass, door and window industries of North America.

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The Glass Blowers of Murano

The Glass Blowers of Murano

The Venetian island of Murano has been working with glass for centuries, and is home to a large number of factories and studios, creating diverse works of art.

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Glass in Modern Art

Glass in Modern Art

For centuries, humans have utilized the mind-bending medium of glass to create art.

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The Evolution of the Windshield

The Evolution of the Windshield

The windshield has its humble origins in the early 20th century, when horseless carriages began to use a glass screen to shelter drivers from the wind and the rain.

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Ultramodern Uses of Glass

Ultramodern Uses of Glass

From our first attempts at working with it to the modern day machinery that manufactures tonnes of it each day, humans have been in awe at the crystal clear multi-talented material that is glass.

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Origins and Science of Glass

Origins and Science of Glass

When you're at the beach and you pick up a handful of sand, a large percentage of the tiny bits of stone in your hand are quartz, a crystal form of silicon dioxide.

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The History of Glass

The History of Glass

It's estimated that we humans have been forming things from silica for well over five thousand years. It's believed that it began, like many things, in the area we know as the middle east.

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Types of Glass

Types of Glass

All glass contains Silica, also known as Quartz, an abundant mineral on our planet. It's everywhere underfoot and in heavy concentrations at the beach. We've invented a variety of different things to make with this stuff, here's just a few.

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