What is the difference between decorative curtain wall and curtain wall?
Curtain wall can be understood as the building's external maintenance wall, if the inside of the use of insulation and other requirements, then you need to use insulating glass or laminated glass, layers need to do fire and other measures. Decorative curtain wall is not such a request, but only to block, beautiful on the line, the general use of glass for the single glass or laminated glass, generally there is no inter-layer fire facilities.
Glass membrane wall is a maintenance structure, play a basic role in the enclosure. Decorative, estimated can be regarded as building components, no need to exist. JGJ 102-2003 "glass curtain wall engineering technical specifications" is the definition of the glass curtain wall: the construction of the curtain wall: the structure of the support system and the panel can be relative to the main structure of a certain displacement capacity, does not share the main structure of the role of the building periphery Protective structure or decorative structure. Glass curtain wall: panel material for the glass building curtain wall. It can be seen whether the glass curtain wall is the key to see whether the glass structure has a certain displacement ability with the main structure of the whole house building and does not share the structure of the main body structure. If the glass support base is derived from the main body of the building, such as steel or steel that supports the glass, it can not be called a glass curtain wall by the pillars, beams or walls of the main building.