In many ways, the world is
going through lots of changes. One of them is that we are moving into
an urban environment. The world is moving
into cities and towns. More and more of us are living in apartment buildings
close to each other. We are very much
exposed to noise. First of all traffic noise, streets, motor ways,
railroads, air traffic… That is affecting our life. Now in the apartments, balcony is
one of the best places for relaxation. Very important access to feel the outdoors. But then how to enjoy the life on the balcony in a noisy environment? The Lumon sliding and folding frameless balcony glazing offers an excellent
solution there too. It leaves you
the unobstructed view to the outdoors without having to suffer
the excessive noise. We have done
tests in laboratory, and we have got
with our standard solution with Lumon balcony
glazing and Lumon balustrade as standard
20-decibel sound reduction. And with our
best insulation sealing solution we get up to 27 decibels. It means that the
sound level what you hear it’s less than half
than without a balcony glazing, so the difference is quite big. Because the noise level on
the balcony is already reduced and because of that you get also lower noise level
in the apartment. Luckily the human
beings are adaptable. We can change. We can change our lifestyles,
and we’ve done that. But there are
some very deep needs of being sometimes in a less noisy environment, while being able to
experience the outdoor life. And for those moments,
we need something that is very easily adaptable. It may be the rush hour, and then we want to be
more sheltered from the noise. We just close
the balcony glazing system, and the noise level
drops dramatically. But if it’s a nice evening, we can just enjoy
another kind of environment which may include
even birds singing. Why to close the balcony just very easily
simply open it up and get the
fresh air flow in freely, and enjoy it as it is.