Bathrooms - Pilkington

Bathrooms Due to its water resistance and visual appearance glass is a perfect material for use in bathrooms. From glass splash-backs on the walls, through to glass shelves, shower enclosures, and glass fittings and accessories.

New Year’s message - Pilkington

In 2021, the sector enjoyed sustained high demand with housebuilding and home renovation in overdrive since our emergence from lockdown, supporting glass and glazing’s recovery.

The Story of Pilkington UK

The company was founded by John William Bell and five other local men in 1826 under the name St. Helens Crown Glass Company. In the early seventeenth century the introduction of coal-fired furnaces in glass-making had caused most glass-production to be in the North East of England where most of the coal mines were located.

How does it work? - Pilkington

How Self-Cleaning Glass Works External window cleaning and maintenance has been simplified by the abundance of glass cleaning agents on the market.

Overheating in new dwellings

A new Building Regulation for overheating in new dwellings in England is expected to have a significant impact on glass and glazing products in residential buildings.

The Good Glass Guide - Pilkington

1/ Do I need to apply for planning permission to build an interior glass wall? You won’t need to apply for planning permission to build an internal glass wall, unless there are specific restrictions applicable to your home, such as listed status. 2/ Are there any other relevant building/safety regulations I need to be aware of?

Doors - Pilkington

Other Types Of Glass for use in doors. Fire Protection Provides passive protection from the effects of fire for up to 180 minutes allowing maximum use of natural light and...; Safety/Security Provides impact or impact and penetration resistance to protect people from accidental injury, deliberate attack and...; Decoration An extensive choice of decorative options to provide style and privacy ...

Biofuel trial by St Helens glass giant marks new world ... - Pilkington

Pilkington United Kingdom Limited, part of the NSG Group, has become the world’s first flat glass manufacturer to fire its furnace on 100% biofuel, as part of an industry trial to find sustainable alternatives to natural gas.

Part O: What you need to know -

From 15 th June 2022, new Part O building regulations came into force, changing the way that architects must design new dwellings in England to prevent residents from experiencing extreme temperatures during the summer, while also reducing reliance on cooling systems. The hope is that these new regulations, alongside changes to Part L, which legislates for the conservation of fuel and power in ...

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