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Buy BS (): GLAZING FOR BUILDINGS – PART 1: GENERAL METHODOLOGY FOR THE SELECTION OF GLAZING from SAI Global. BS Glazing for buildings. General methodology for the selection of glazing. standard by BSI Group, 10/10/ This document has been replaced. BS Glazing for buildings – General methodology for the selection of glazing (No longer current but cited in Building Regulations guidance).

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Consider the following design requirements: This document Newer versions Older versions. Gives a general methodology for the selection of an appropriate choice of glass, plastics glazing sheet material and method of glazing.

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Multiple glazing has reduced heat loss lower U-value compared with single glazing because of the additional thermal insulation provided by the cavity ies separating the individual panes. It gs the UK view on standards in Europe and at the international level.

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Code of practice for sloping glazing. Summary of pages This document comprises a front cover, an inside front cover, pages i and ii, pages 1 to 10, an inside back cover and a back cover. This publication does not purport to include gs the necessary provisions of a contract. Click here to find out how to access this document.

BS 6262-1:2017

This does not preclude the free use, in the course of implementing the standard, of necessary details bx as symbols, and size, type or grade designations. As a general rule, maintaining the size and reducing the light transmission of the glass or plastics glazing sheet materials is recommended, rather than maintaining a high light transmission and reducing the area.

The bx that could influence the selection of glass and plastics glazing sheet materials are listed below.


However, it is not the mean sound insulation value that is important but the sound insulation at the dominant frequencies of the relevant noise spectrum. BSLoading for buildings — Part 2: For details of these and other benefits contact Membership Administration.

The comparative costs of glazing materials should be considered in conjunction with their life expectancy and the probability of need for maintenance.

BS – Glazing for buildings. General methodology for the selection of glazing

We would be grateful if anyone finding an inaccuracy or ambiguity while using this British Standard would inform the Secretary of the technical committee responsible, the identity of which can be found on the inside front cover. There are many requirements that previously had been regarded as client-set for example, security that are being incorporated into legislation outlined in Annex A. The BSI copyright notice displayed in this document indicates when the document was last issued.

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NOTE 1 However, if the complexities of the design are obviously beyond BSa wind engineering specialist should be consulted. BSLighting for buildings — Part 2: Preventing the sun from entering the window aperture is one way to control direct glare from the sun.

This is because the contrast between the glazed area and its surrounding opaque walls, etc. In this methodology, it has been assumed that: General methodology for the selection of glazing.

Unwanted summertime solar gains can be dealt with by the means of window design and orientation, and various forms of shading. Copyright Copyright subsists in all BSI publications. BSI offers members an individual updating service called PLUS which ensures that subscribers automatically receive the latest editions of standards.


Resistance to the Passage of Sound as amended.

BS 6262-1:2005

Glass and plastics glazing sheet materials can also be used in conjunction with 62262-1 materials to reduce the heat loss through an opaque building element. The range of sound energy to which the ear responds is very large. General methodology for the selection of glazing; — Part 2: It partially supersedes BS Information on standards BSI provides a wide range of information on national, European and international standards through its Bbs and its Technical Help to Exporters Service.

Make preliminary selection of glazing system. The Stationery Office, Access To and Use of Buildings. BSI also holds the copyright, in the UK, of the publications of 626-21 international standardization bodies. Subscribing members of BSI are kept up to date with standards developments and receive substantial discounts on the purchase price of standards.

Code of practice for safety related to human impact. Check and examine constraints and evaluate. BSGlazing for buildings — Part 3: When assessing the performance of glass or plastics glazing sheet materials in reducing fading, it should be considered that fading can result from exposure not only to ultraviolet radiation but also to some parts of the visible radiation in sunlight and skylight. In particular, attention is drawn to the following statutory regulations: BSPatent glazing and shaping for buildings — Part 1: By employing panes of different thicknesses, this loss does not occur at the same frequency and thus an improved sound insulation performance results.