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What type of glazing can be used to reduce noise?

Combining two different thicknesses of glass in a double-glazed unit can have a beneficial effect on reducing sound. Although we cannot assess the level of noise within your property, we have tested different combinations of this guide to assess the reduction of sound that our products will achieve.   

Triple glazing offers little advantage in terms of acoustic performance as the nature of most triple glazing constructions limits the options of glass choice. In most cases adequate performance can be achieved with double glazing.  

For optimum noise reduction, Pilkington Optiphon™ is a laminated product, which has a special acoustic interlayer. Available in a number of different thickness, this product can be combined with other products in double glazed units to achieve excellent sound reduction. Please contact your installer for availability and advice. 

For further information on sound reduction and the levels which can be achieved, please click here to download the latest Pilkington Optiphon™ brochure and datasheet.
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