Friday, May 6, 2016

On New York City’s bulletin on lot line requirements – and how it applies everywhere else

Today’s buildings use glass extensively in the envelope for its ability to provide clear views and natural daylighting. Advances in glazing technology over the years has allowed designers to specify glazing systems that are also energy efficient and noise mitigating. When needed, the same glazing system can also protect against fire due to lot line requirements – and in an area as densely populated as New York City, these situations happen more often than you think.

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