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Climate-proof Building for The Future
Climate change is having an increasingly noticeable impact on our environment and is leading to ever more frequent extreme weather events. At the same time, the…
11.10.2023 - Building materials, Components
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Trends in window installation
Reducing the immense consumption of resources and CO2 emissions in the construction and operation of buildings is a major challenge for politics, business and…
23.05.2023 - Windows, Supporting structure connection systems
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Facades – bizarre shapes, state-of-the-art technology
Curtain walls should primarily be able to fulfil their function as building envelopes. The requirements for tightness, thermal insulation, sound insulation etc.…
12.10.2018 - Facades
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Master the future
In order to be able to master the future, the issue at hand is: What do we, as an industry, have to deal with in the future?
12.10.2017 - Windows
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Coupled windows in the current guise
The Energy Performance of Buildings Directive (EBPD) 2010 of the EU for new construc-tions until end 2018 requires the lowest energy performance of buildings…
03.11.2016 - Windows
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Insulating glass units
The first draft version of EN 1279 was published in the year 1994. It contained the test standards prEN 1279 Part 2, 3 and 4, which then superseded the national…
14.10.2016 - Glass
Technical article
Pressure release of insulating glass units (IGU)
This technical contribution is based to a large extent on findings of the research project "Analyses regarding the feasibility of pressure released insulating…
13.10.2016 - Glass
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ift Rosenheim – 50 years of service to the industry Part 8 (time slot 2001 – 2005): Highly thermal insulating and energy-efficient building elements
The first oil crisis in 1973 is the cause for the Thermal Insulation Ordinance 95 [1], which was replaced by the first Energy Saving Regulations EnEV 2002 [2].
01.07.2016 - Building materials
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ift Rosenheim – 50 years of service to the industry
In 2016, the Insitut für Fenstertechnik e.V. (ift Rosenheim) is celebrating its 50th anniversary. According to the motto ‘ift Rosenheim - 50 years of service to…
04.03.2016 - Windows, Components
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ift Rosenheim – 50 years of service to the industry
For decades, wooden muntin windows with small panes and low sash widths determine the look of building facades. Glazing systems with glass, frame and exposed…
01.03.2016 - Glass
Technical article
ift Rosenheim – 50 years of service to the industry Part 2 (time slot 1971 – 1975): Renovation, thermal insulation, assembly
In 2016, the Insitut für Fenstertechnik e.V. (ift Rosenheim) is celebrating its 50th anniversary. According to the motto ‘ift Rosenheim – 50 years of service to…
31.01.2016 - Windows
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What to do when test specimens fail during testing?
The development cycles of windows and facades are becoming increasingly shorter. As a result, the risk of weak spots or faults creeping in during construction…
09.10.2015 - Windows