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Here you will find a collection of useful knowledge in the form of various ift publications. The filter functions according to products and topics allow you to select the content of interest to you on the topics of installation, fire protection, burglar resistance, accessibility etc.

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Brexit – Consequences of the Agreement
At the last minute, Brussels and London put a 1,200-page trade and cooperation agreement [6] under the Christmas tree. This brings new formalities and documents…
28.01.2021 - Windows, Facades, Doors, Industrial doors and gates
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Digitalisation in the window industry
Digitalisation changes the entire value-added chain of the windows, doors and facades in-dustry. This stretches from sales with online-based sales premises,…
16.03.2020
Technical article
Current Trends in Burglar Resistance
The standardisation of burglar-resistant windows, doors and roller shutters has a long tradition in Germany and also in Europe.
12.10.2018 - Windows
Technical article
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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The “Fire” from Rosenheim
No, we do not forge “magic rings” for elves in the “fire” of ift Rosenheim. Furthermore, 20 burner with a performance of each 600 kWh spark of a “standard fire”…
30.04.2017
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ift Rosenheim – 50 years of service to the industry Part 10 (time slot 2011 - 2015): Sustainability and environmental impacts of construction elements
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…
31.12.2016
Technical article
ift Rosenheim – 50 years of service to the industry Part 9 (time slot 2006 - 2010): Start of Smart Home with Intelligent Windows and doors
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…
30.11.2016 - Windows, Doors
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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
Technical article
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
Technical article
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