Glass, as an ancient material, can be used not only in the field of architecture and art, but also in medical treatment and instrumentation. Different types of glass have different properties and must be noted when using them. In this article, we'll look at how different types of glass are decorated and what are the advantages and disadvantages of using Glass Countertop.
This kind of glass, in addition to its beautiful appearance, can also shade the sun, because it belongs to special glass, also known as heat-absorbing glass, usually can block about 50% of the sun radiation. Doors and windows or exterior walls in hot areas where lighting and heat insulation are needed.
For residential buildings, this kind of glass is not conducive to health. We know that sunlight has the function of sterilization, disinfection, deodorization, but when sunlight passes through these colored glass, it is blocked by half. Some households have installed screens, whose light transmittance is 70%, combined with colorless transparent ordinary glass, the total transmittance is about 61%. Good fit, but if matched with colored heat-absorbing glass, its light transmittance is only 35%, not only will affect the indoor light demand, but also weaken the role of sunlight sterilization, disinfection and deodorization.
Therefore, in the decoration of their own rooms, try to choose high transmittance of ordinary glass, if the summer is afraid of heat, can be equipped with open and close convenient shading equipment, indoor can be installed transparent or translucent curtain and opaque curtain.