Sliding glass walls are an aspect of modern design that offer the user many benefits. Not only are these walls suitable for use in office buildings, they work equally well for retail stores, shopping malls and home use whenever a partition or wall is desired. There are a number of benefits which make installing sliding glass walls the best choice.
When faced with a home or commercial space that tends to be small in square footage without much light, installing sliding glass walls can be the perfect solution. Not only does this style of wall give the immediate illusion of more space inside the room or designated area, it also allows for the entrance of all available natural light to brighten the room’s interior. Many people who work in a space in which there are one or more sliding glass walls report less need to use artificial lighting as well as a higher level of productivity, even on those days when the weather is dark and cloudy.
Another outstanding benefit to installing sliding glass walls is that they represent a non-toxic, environmentally friendly wall option. Unlike the materials used to construct other types of walls, glass uses no toxic elements in its construction and does not emit any toxic pollutants into the environment of the building. Glass contractors whose mission is to produce the greenest, most environmentally friendly building design possible do their clients a favor by suggesting the installation of sliding glass walls because they create the healthiest home or work environment possible. Their floor to ceiling clear panoramic view of the natural world outside also creates a very pleasant environment in which to live or work especially when these walls are facing outside landscaping, trees and gardens.
Installing sliding glass walls also helps to improve the energy efficiency of any building, as the use for artifical lightening dramatically decreases. Although the most popular style of sliding glass walls features clear glass, when privacy is an issue or a concern, sliding glass walls are also available in laminated or frosted construction which obscures the view without blocking out natural light. Sliding glass walls are also available in a wide variety of colors and frames to match the existing room or building decor. Energy efficient, totally modern, space enhancing and environmentally friendly sliding glass walls creates an attractive environment no matter where they are placed in either residential or commercial settings.