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Pilkington Suncool™, Solar Control, Façade , Doors, Windows, Commercial Doors, Curtain Walls, Commercial Windows, Company, Architect. Read More. Press Release. Installation at Slimming World HQ wins at major awards programme. 11 December 2019. Pilkington United Kingdom Limited, part of the NSG Group, has won Commercial Project of the Year in the G19 Awards with its installation at Slimming ...

Product Finder - Pilkington

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Ideal for use in doors, partitions, roof glazing and external walls where a combination of aesthetic and functional needs are required. Pilkington Spandrel Glass A range of options for use with curtain wall applications that allow the entire building exterior to be fully glazed by covering construction elements in non-vision areas such as the edges of floor slabs.

Blog Items - Pilkington

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Pilkington SaniTise™, Health Applications, Doors, Windows, Commercial Doors, Glass Furniture, Internal Partition, Commercial Windows, Shopfront, Glass Structures, Innovation, Company, Products and Services, Architect, Householder, Trade. Blog Post. 24 November 2020. Making Digital Displays a Seamless Part of the Smart Home . Cast your mind back just a couple of years and the home of the ...

The beauty of choosing bi-fold doors for your home

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As they fold and stack neatly to one or both sides of an opening, bi-fold doors are an innovative way to create a feeling of space, seamlessly helping to bring the outdoors in. The freedom of movement from interior to exterior makes bi-fold doors one of the most versatile aspects of a home, the benefit of which is particularly felt in the warm summer months, bringing light and heat into the home.

The role glazing can play in boosting measures for ...

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COVID-19 has proven just how fast infectious diseases can spread in the modern world. To control the virus, governments have overthrown social norms with the introduction of measures like social distancing and mask wearing, while piling investment into vaccine research and rollout.

Modern glazing brings new life to Victorian gatehouse as ...

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Hox Haus opens its doors to students for the 2019-2020 academic year. It features IT-equipped workspaces for individual or group study as well as a downtime space with TV and games lounges, tea points, vending machines and built-in bar points to allow pop-up catering for social events.

Smart structural glazing helps connect cutting-edge ...

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Phil Savage, commercial contracts sales manager at Pilkington United Kingdom Limited said: “Our structural glazing system offers great possibilities to architects and structural engineers, and this building is one of the best examples we’ve seen of that potential being realised. We’re enormously proud that our product has been selected as the ‘front door’ to this world-class ...

Glass visible to birds developed to help protect wildlife

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In the US for example, New York and San Francisco have adopted mandatory codes for commercial development that encourage the specification of glass that’s visible to birds. Leo Pyrah, product manager at Pilkington UK, said: “This glass reflects at the wavelength where birds can see UV light at its sharpest. “That means birds see a really bright pattern disrupting the reflection, so they ...

A Brief History of the glass Conservatory

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As time progressed more elaborate conservatories were developed – John Nash’s Georgian design constructed in Kew Gardens is a prime example of a 17 th Century conservatory. The Victorian era was vital to the evolution of conservatory building as the production of steel – an ideal material for framing glass – became cheaper allowing designers like Sir Joseph Paxton to blaze a trail in ...

Alternative Glass Designs - Pilkington

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Alternative Glass Designs Strikingly modern, elegant and versatile – it’s hardly surprising that glass has always held such appeal for designers, furniture makers and architects. Its design heritage is remarkable, ranging as it does from Victorian stained windows to Art Deco Lalique ornaments and lamps in the 1930s, right through to the work of contemporary designers who are using state ...