Types of glazing


Various types of glass, insulating glazing and mirror glass. Their usage cases, advantages and disadvantages, and price points.

Alternative labels

glazing varieties
kinds of glazing
sorts of glazing
typology of glazing
varieties of glazing
glazing types

Skill type


Skill reusability level


Relationships with occupations

Essential knowledge

Types of glazing is an essential knowledge of the following occupations:

Glass installation supervisor: Glass installation supervisor monitor the process of installing plate glass. They assign tasks and take quick decisions to resolve problems.

Optional knowledge

Types of glazing is optional for these occupations. This means knowing this knowledge may be an asset for career advancement if you are in one of these occupations.

Plate glass installer: Plate glass installers fit panes of glass into windows and other structural elements like glass doors, walls, façades and other structures.
Industrial designer: Industrial designers work out ideas and develop them into designs and concepts for a wide variety of manufactured products. They integrate creativity, aesthetics, production feasibility, and market relevance in the design of new products.




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Last updated on September 20, 2022