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Conservatories - Pilkington - First in Glass

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Conservatories Adding a conservatory or a glass box extension is now an extremely popular means to increase the available space in your home, as well as adding value to your property. A glass extension can be beneficial for a wide range of reasons: Due to the development in both thermally insulating glass and solar-control glass, you will be able to use this additional room/area all year round ...

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 ...

Replacement Conservatory Roofs - Pilkington

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Replacement Conservatory Roofs You may not realise it but simply replacing your plastic conservatory roof with a new glass roof, incorporating Pilkington Activ™ Self-cleaning glass, will have a tremendous effect on the way your conservatory looks, feels and sounds. It will transform your conservatory from a cold room only used in the summer into a wonderful and useable extension to your home ...

Product Finder - Pilkington

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NSG TEC™ Solar Applications. NSG TEC™ is a group of products, including a comprehensive range of TCO glass (Transparent Conductive Oxide coated glass), optimised to suit a variety of thin film photovoltaics, with different haze and conductivity levels.. NSG TEC™ Technical Applications. NSG TEC™ offers a wide variety of thermal and heated glass performance properties, whilst increasing ...

Solar Control - Pilkington

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Solar control glass can be specified for any situation where excessive solar heat gain is likely to be an issue, eg. large facades, glass walkways, atria and conservatories. All products are available in toughened or laminated form for safety and security requirements, and can be combined with other benefits such as noise control. How it works

Structural Glazing - Pilkington

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Overview Pilkington Planar™ systems remain the world’s market leader for structural glazing systems.With its unrivalled stability and safety, this innovative product allows architects to build entire structures out of glass, allowing architects design flexibility to create bright and highly attractive working environments, with more light and a greater feeling of space.

Pilkington Activ™ Clear

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Over the past decade the increase in popularity of glass roofs in conservatories and orangeries has led to glass from the Pilkington Activ™ Range being the ideal solution to create an additional living area that can be utilised all year round. The unique colour helps to keep internal temperatures cooler whilst still maintaining excellent light transmittance, low light reflection and high ...

A glass and glazing safety standard is changing, but what ...

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Phil Brown, European regulatory marketing manager at Pilkington United Kingdom Limited, part of the NSG Group, discusses the revision of BS 6262, a key document for the glass and glazing industry, and what implications it might have for manufacturers, fabricators, installers and designers.

Pilkington Activ™ Range

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Pilkington Activ™ ideal for hard-to-reach roof glazing, skylights, conservatories and large glazed areas, saving time and money; Windows look cleaner for longer; Pilkington Activ™ coating lasts the lifetime of the glass; Easily cleaned during dry spells by hosing down; The Pilkington Activ™ range can be used in conjunction with a host of other Pilkington products to achieve a variety of ...

How does it work? - Pilkington

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