8x8x3 Clarity Glass Block is part of the Smart Home products from the Basic Line Collection. Smart Home solutions bring character, fluidity, and emotion to every environment. Designed for living, Smart Home helps people experience architecture through light, color, movement, and space. This glass block is one of the more popular glass blocks for basic home applications. Clarity is a transparent pattern of glass block, which is often used for a dramatic effect. Glass as a material is intrinsically bright, and its transparency naturally produces warm and welcoming environments. Glass block makes living spaces appear bigger, wider, and more airy. Transparent or translucent, bright or diffused, the natural light within and outside an environment affects the experience of place.
Features of Clarity Glass Block
First feature of the 3″ Clarity are the available sizes; 6 x 6 x3″, 6 x 8 x 3″, 4 x 8 x 3″ and 8 x 8 x 3″. Secondly, the block offers finishes in Clear or Sahara 2 sides. The clear pattern is known for its transparency. The block does not obstruct views. The clear pattern compliments almost any design without taking away from the views. Glass block is a timeless product that offers light and aesthetics to any home. The actual size of the 3″ Clarity glass blocks actual size is 7 3/4″ x 7 3/4″ x 3 1/8″. Click here to download the Declaration of Performance.
According to the Declaration of Performance, the 3″ Clarity glass block in clear offers 80% light transmission and solar energy characteristics. The Sahara one-sided finish is 71% and the Sahara two-sided is 61% light transmission. Furthermore, the two-sided offers 70% solar energy characteristics and the clear is 80%. This glass block is intended for use in non-bearing construction applications.
About the Clarity Clear Pattern
First of all, clear features a transparent, see-through patterns. This provides an attractive appearance and creates the perfect view. The highly-reflective qualities of glass block plays upon the passage of light. Furthermore, it encapsulates a rooms view, and creates dramatic light reflections. Lastly, the special internal formation of the block filters rays of light. Also, the block allows the light, without changing the lights profile.
In addition, the block offers a smooth exterior surface for easy cleaning. Furthermore, people experience architecture through light. This is because natural light affects visual perception, mood, and well-being. Additionally, the intrinsic properties of glass block sustain and exalt natural light in its purest form. Consequently, the blocks light transmission maintains its essence and elevates its inherent beauty. Today’s glass block unites aesthetic values with high-profile, performance techniques. As a result, by offering both functionality and artistic merit, glass block provides original solutions to innovative concepts and modern design projects. Lastly, energy saving, self-cleaning, and solar-reflecting technologies add value to architectural projects. This is due to their high-performance characteristics and sustainable building design. Therefore, glass block is more valuable then ever before.
Features of Smart Home Glass Blocks
The entire Smart Home Collection offers new technologies for self-cleaning, energy saving, and solar reflecting. Due to these technologies, homeowners are investing in a product that will be vibrant, smart and beautiful for many years.
Firstly, the self-cleaning technology reduces cleaning and maintenance costs associated with glass block installations. Also, invisible surface coatings contain hydrophilic properties that break down organic dirt and wash away rain water. This means the glass maintains a cleaner appearance over time.
Secondly, the manufacturer has patented ‘Energy Saving’ technology. As a result, allow Glass Block Warehouse to introduce low-emissivity glass plates and pressure controlled argon gas. The plates are inserted between the glass faces to interrupt the thermal bridge, and argon gas is injected to reduce a block’s thermal transmittance to U=1.1 W/m2 K. Additionally, homeowners enjoy saving energy and protecting the environment with 3″ Clarity glass block.
Lastly, solar-reflecting glass block is made with protective cover films for applications. Due to the films protection against UV radiation. For that reason, the block’s reduce overheating in the summer. Like most solar conscious windows, glass block installations will further protect interior decor.
In conclusion, the new technologies make buying glass block an even better investment for years to come. In addition to technologies for a better glass block experience, they never go out of style and offer timeless beauty in any installation.
Design Ideas for Clarity Glass Block
Clear glass block is a popular design because it works well in many designs. First of all, the block is clear and with a two-sided sahara finish. Due to the patterns complimentary design, homeowners find glass block to be very soothing. Secondly, glass block is a structurally sound product. Consequently, it is a product that when installed correctly, offers many years of aesthetic pleasure and purpose to a home. Lastly, designing with glass block is fun. This is because homeowners play with colors, shapes and sizes to create the perfect look.
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