Technical Glass Guide

New Update – Version 2.0

This guide provides an introductory overview of glass concepts and terminology, plus technical information on Cardinal glass products for both windows and doors. Some topics include:
  • Overview of Cardinal Products
  • Performance Statistics
  • Durability & Longevity
  • Energy Savings
  • Design Criteria
While the primary focus is on residential applications, much of the information can be used to gain a better understanding of glass performance in all types of buildings. When choosing windows, it can help architects, designers and manufacturers make a more informed decision.