Nov 12, 2004
Position of Wired Glass in the 2004 IBC Supplement
Published in the December 2004 issue of Glass Magazine. Posted here with permission from Glass Magazine, National Glass Association. For more information, visit www.glassmagazine.net.
Wired glass still remains the top-performing fire-rated glazing material in the United States. Unfortunately, it has fallen victim to a weakness that exists in our code development process. For at least the last 10 years, competitors have sought to increase market share by reducing the areas where the codes allow wired glass to be used.
Glass Magazine, December 2004