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The Future of Commercial Glass: Trends and Innovations to Watch Out For

Commercial glass is constantly evolving, with new trends and innovations emerging all the time. From energy-efficient glass to smart glass technology, there are numerous exciting developments on the horizon. In this blog, we'll explore the future of commercial glass and the trends and innovations to watch out for.

1. Energy-Efficient Glass

Energy-efficient glass has been a trend for several years now, and it's only becoming more popular. Energy-efficient glass is designed to reduce heat transfer and improve insulation, which can help to lower energy costs and improve comfort levels. This type of glass can also help to reduce the carbon footprint of buildings and improve their overall sustainability.

2. Smart Glass Technology

Smart glass technology is another trend that is gaining popularity in commercial buildings. Smart glass can be controlled electronically, allowing it to change transparency levels or color. This technology can be used to control the amount of light or heat that enters a building, or to create privacy in certain areas. Smart glass can also be used to display information or advertising, making it a versatile and innovative technology.

3. Decorative Glass

Decorative glass is another trend that is becoming more popular in commercial buildings. Decorative glass can be used to create unique designs, patterns, and textures that add visual interest to a building. This type of glass can also be used to create privacy or to block unwanted views.

4. Self-Cleaning Glass

Self-cleaning glass is a relatively new innovation that is gaining popularity in commercial buildings. This type of glass is coated with a special material that allows it to break down dirt and grime when exposed to sunlight. This can help to reduce cleaning costs and improve the appearance of buildings.

5. Health and Safety Glass

Finally, health and safety glass is an important trend in commercial buildings. Health and safety glass is designed to be shatterproof and can help to prevent injuries in the event of an accident. This type of glass can also be used to improve security and prevent break-ins.


The future of commercial glass is bright, with numerous exciting trends and innovations on the horizon. From energy-efficient glass to smart glass technology, the possibilities are endless. If you're interested in incorporating these trends and innovations into your commercial building, contact a commercial glass expert to learn more about your options.


Crystal Clear Glass Inc. has been serving architects in California, Nevada and Arizona since 1986 by consulting on, sourcing, and installing top-performing windows and doors for high-end multi-tenant/mixed use buildings, historical buildings, and colleges and universities.

We offer aluminum, vinyl and wood-clad glass window and door products to organizations across the United States and use careful installation techniques. We even offer OptiCore® technology, which is the highest-performing energy efficient window product.

Additionally, we're revolutionizing the industry by offering four fully-remote AIA CEU certifications for architects as high-energy windows and doors become the standard.

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