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Glass breakage from burglaries during Christmas: the three keys to choosing the best home insurance

Glass breakage from burglaries during Christmas: 
the three keys to choosing the best home insurance.
(Photo Guardian Industries Corp., GRDPR027) Bertrange, Luxembourg, December 17, 2016 – At Christmas, along with other holiday periods during the year, there is usually an increase in the number of burglaries in homes. Although according to Interior Ministry’s Crime Index, in the second quarter of 2015 there was a decrease of 12% from 61,806 cases of burglary nationwide in the same period last year to 54,418, it’s best not to drop one’s guard during the holiday season.

Trio Apartamenty in Warsaw - a shining example of Guardian glass in modern Polish architecture

Trio Apartamenty in Warsaw - a shining example of Guardian glass in modern Polish architecture.
(Photos Guardian Industries Corp., GRDPR018)Bertrange, Luxembourg, December 17, 2015 – The modern apartment buildings that long have dotted the skylines of major European and American cities are now gaining popularity in Poland, as well. The designs of the structures arising in Poland are in many cases more interesting, beautiful and inventive than their Western counterparts. The Trio Apartamenty building in Warsaw is just such an example, and it uses Guardian SunGuard® SuperNeutral® 70/41 glass.

The lightweight building envelope in the 21st century: a conference on the latest trends in the world of architecture

GuardianBertrange, Luxembourg, December 9, 2015 – “The lightweight building envelope in the 21st Century: Risks and Opportunities” is the title of the conference that will offered by Ignacio Fernandez Solla, Associate Director - Leader of the Team in Arup Facade Spain, on December 2nd at the Maritime Museum of Barcelona. Fernandez Solla will provide a comprehensive overview of the new requirements of the types of lightweight building envelopes that are marking new trends in today's architectural design. During the conference he will discuss:

  • Tectonic issues in design for resilience and reliability.
  • Energy: building envelopes as a barrier and as a filter.
  • Dynamism: passive, active and receptive facades.
  • Durability: how to optimise investments.
The conference is organised by Guardian Industries, a supplier of high quality commercial, residential and interior glass; insulation specialists Rockwool; Technal, manufacturer of windows, doors and facades; and Griesser manufacturer of blinds and shutters.

Remarkably efficient Guardian SunGuard® glass clads exterior of Poznan’s landmark Pixel Allegro office building

Remarkably efficient Guardian SunGuard® glass clads exterior of Poznan’s landmark Pixel Allegro office building. 
(Photos Guardian Industries Corp., GRDPR015) Bertrange, Luxembourg, November 24, 2015 – The Pixel Allegro office building in Poznan, Poland, is among the most interesting and beautiful architectural structures built in the city in recent years. It is an excellent example of the popular trend of designing more environmentally friendly buildings. This manifests itself by surrounding buildings with green spaces, consciously selecting quality construction materials, and using the building’s shape and orientation to maximize its use of natural energy sources. Considering these ambitious “green” goals, it is notable that the architects involved, JEMS Architekci, chose Guardian SunGuard® SuperNeutral 62 /34 for the structure’s extensive glass facade.