“The New Normal” article focuses on how the industry is adapting to the updated 2015 International Building Code (IBC) regarding the requirement of laminated glass within most glass railing systems.
“The awareness of the new code is growing, and architects in particular are more and more in tune to the requirements. “Glass railing systems continue to be popular, and the code changes heaven’t offset the momentum for their use,” says Dan Stachel. “I think the architectural community understands the code change and knows they can rarely use monolithic glass. Occasionally we run into a project with an older specification, code, etc…but generally the design community has made the shift.” – excerpt from USGlass Magazine
Please read the full article in USGlass Magazine’s June issue here!