Naturally-Hygienic Glass is a Safe Choice in Designing World for a Better Tomorrow

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The Non-Porous Surface of Glass Gives Bacteria and Germs No Place to Hide


NYU Langone Medical Center | White Fade Glass

Bendheim’s Ultra-White Fade® glass at NYU Langone Medical Center, New York, NY by Perkins+Will. Photo courtesy of Halkin | Mason Photography. The naturally-hygienic building material is perfect for healthcare applications.

The COVID-19 global pandemic is causing many people to consider options for personal safety, and one solution is how to build spaces that are healthy for occupants. Glass, a naturally hygienic surfacing material, is an essential choice to consider when designing spaces for a safer tomorrow.

Bendheim is one of the world’s foremost sources of specialty architectural glass. Its wide range of glass types give bacteria and germs no place to hide as they enhance building environments. Surfaces can easily be cleaned and disinfected, dramatically reducing the risk of exposure to viruses.

The hygienic properties of glass make it a perfect surfacing material for high-traffic spaces found in healthcare, hospitality, commercial offices, lobbies, schools and universities, and elevator interiors. From partition walls to privacy screens, wall cladding to writing surfaces, glass can be used in a wide range of applications to provide a healthy environment and good design.

Bendheim offers more than 2,000 in-stock glass varieties and unlimited custom design solutions. Glass can be used to enhance occupant privacy, and textured patterns, as well as decorative interlayers, can be used to provide visual privacy and light transmission into and between spaces. Bendheim products have been used in schools, supermarkets, office buildings, residential construction projects and many more applications.

About Bendheim

Bendheim is one of the world’s foremost resources for specialty architectural glass. Founded in New York City in 1927, the fourth-generation, family-owned company offers a virtually unlimited range of in-stock and custom architectural glass varieties. Bendheim develops, fabricates, and distributes its products worldwide. The company maintains production facilities in New Jersey and an extensive showroom in New York City