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Curtain Wall - Pilkington

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The curtain wall method of glazing allows glass to be used in large uninterrupted areas creating consistent attractive facades. The flexibility in choice of Pilkington products allows the designer to control every aspect of the performance from thermal to solar considerations and ultimately the design statement for the building.

Glassary - S

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Spandrel panel/s: a glass panel, commonly used in a curtain wall, which is made of an enamelled glass or an opacified glass in order to hide parts of a building structure, such as the edge of floor slabs. This product was called Pilkington Armourclad™ but is now known as Pilkington Spandrel Glass. See Product Data Sheet Pilkington Spandrel Glass.

BIM models support curtain walling design and build - Pilkington

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The models help Revit users to design glazed facades in the programme with the same ease of a standard integrated curtain wall system. It also enables specifiers to easily upgrade curtain walling to a Pilkington Planar™ façade.

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

https://www.pilkington.com/en-gb/uk/news-insights/latest/modern-glazing-brings-new-life-to-victorian-gatehouse-as-student-hub

In order to maximise the benefits that the glazing delivers to students using the facility, a structurally-glazed curtain-wall system from manufacturer Raico was selected for the project. The system ensures that, externally, only a narrow silicone joint remains visible between each pane of glass, maximising sight-lines in and out of the ...

Thermal Insulation - Pilkington

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Thermal Insulation Glass Overview Over 25% of the heat from homes and public buildings escapes through the windows so, with the rising costs of energy and increasing environmental awareness, more emphasis than ever is being placed on ways to save energy in all types of domestic, commercial and public buildings.

Pilkington Toughened Glass

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Ideal for use in countless applications, from windows to barriers, interior design, curtain walling etc ; When broken, Pilkington Toughened Glass shatters into small, blunt-edged fragments which reduce the risk of personal injury

Advanced Glass Coating Helps Deliver BREEAM Excellent For ... - Pilkington

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The newly completed 122 Waterloo Street development in the centre of Glasgow offers its occupants floor-to-ceiling glazing throughout, with almost uninterrupted views thanks to the latest Schüco curtain-walling system designed, manufactured and installed by Edinburgh-based façade specialist Charles Henshaw & Sons Ltd.

Clearly beautiful - Pilkington

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New Development's Modern Glazing Perfectly Reflects ... - Pilkington

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This uses low profile stainless steel fixings to provide frameless, glass surfaces that deliver clean lines and uninterrupted views. The rest of the façade features a bespoke curtain wall system from manufacturer Kawneer, onto which the bronze and stone fins are mounted.

Glassary - V

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the parts of a building façade or curtain wall which are intended for the passage of light. Vision panel: depending on context, either: a term used to distinguish a part of curtain walling as being distinct from the spandrel panel or a small pane of glass in a door to alow people to look through without necessarily opening the door.

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