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Glass


Description

Glass doors are useful for allowing light into a space, and may be used as part of a daylighting strategy, both on the exterior and internally. Glazing may be translucent to allow for privacy. Note that glass doors are challenging in fire-rated walls and have to be evaluated carefully.


Tips

O+M Tips

  • Use cleaning chemicals and solutions that are Green Seal certified
  • Dust with micro fiber cloth regularly

End of Life Tips

  • If in good condition, doors can be donated to organizations like Habitat for Humanity that will reuse them.
  • To recycle old doors visit Earth911.com to determine the capacity of local facilities.

For alignment with LEED Standards

  • Regional Materials: For credit achievement calculation, products sourced (extracted, manufactured, purchased) within 100 miles (160 km) of the project site are valued at 200% of their base contributing cost.
    • BD+C and ID+C MR: Building Product Disclosure and Optimization – Sourcing of Raw Materials and Material Ingredients
    • O+M MR: Purchasing - Facility Maintenance and Renovation