Depending on the construction, insulating glass units can consist of:
- single-chamber (2 glasses),
- double-chamber (3 glasses).
Especially high requirements have been raised for glazing of modern buildings. Insulating glass units must fulfil a variety of functions, such as protection against external impact, heat insulation, sun control, safety, decorativeness, etc. Besides, glass has become an important element if modern architecture and buildings can be shaped in different and quite new, unseen forms, thanks to glass.
Therefore, aiming for optimal results, it is very important to make a correct choice of the most suitable type of glass in every case.