According to a study conducted by the Freedonia Group Inc, the demand for doors and windows in the U.S. will rise at the rate of 6.6% per annum, reaching $31.2 billion in 2012. Sliding glass doors were first introduced in North America as an element of pre-war international style architecture. They were inspired by the Shoji and Fusuma type panel doors of Japan. Over the years, glass sliding doors have been incorporated as an essential part of many residential and commercial buildings.
Benefits of Sliding Glass Doors
Sliding glass doors are a great addition to any office space. Some common benefits include:
? Enhance the appearance of the room by giving the impression of having no barrier between the inside and outside.
? Sliding panels make it easy to enclose an office for privacy and still allow the panels to stack to optimize the opening when moving larger furniture of having a meeting that requires more space.
? Sliders can easily glide or be made stationary with a simply push of a lever.
? Sliding doors save space and create an illusion of spaciousness.
? Sliding glass doors improve the lighting of a room.
? Add an elegant and stylish flair to the office space.
? Environmentally friendly since they are made of glass as opposed to wood.
? Partition a hall or room without making any structural changes