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Façade - Pilkington

https://www.pilkington.com/en-gb/uk/householders/glass-applications/facade

Façade Glass façades in a residential property allow glass to be used in large uninterrupted areas often creating a dramatic statement. The glass can be installed in a system based on aluminium or steel profiles or as a point fixed structural glazing system such as Pilkington Planar™. Our product portfolio ensures a designer/architect can control every aspect of the performance of the ...

Structural Glazing - Pilkington

https://www.pilkington.com/en-gb/uk/architects/types-of-glass/structural-glazing

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.

Curtain Wall - Pilkington

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Noise Control Reduces the noise inside a building to acceptable levels without sacrificing daylight.; Safety/Security Provides impact or impact and penetration resistance to protect people from accidental injury, deliberate attack and...; Self-Cleaning Reduces the need for cleaning exterior glazing through a dual-action coating. It uses daylight and rain to break down...

Glassary - F - Pilkington

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Glassary - F Façade: the face of a building, or the cladding covering it. Façade element: a part of the façade, such as a window or spandrel panel. Face clearance: the distance between the glass and the rebate upstand. This is usually filled with a gasket or sealant. Fanlight: the glazing immediately above the door. Faraday Cage: a complete electrically conducting earthed screen around a ...

The Beauty of Glazing - Inside and Out - Pilkington

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While architects and building designers have long appreciated the visual benefits of using glass for a property’s exterior façade, more interior designers and homeowners are now choosing to install statement interior glazing to add character to their properties.

Solar Control - Pilkington

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Solar Control Glass The increased use of glass in architecture today makes it imperative to consider the comfort of a building's occupants. Solar control glass can be an attractive feature of a building whilst at the same time minimising, or even eliminating the need for an air conditioning system, reducing running costs of the building and saving energy.

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 ...

Overheating in New Dwellings in Wales

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Overhangs can be used on south façade instead of external shutters on that façade. Overhangs should be designed to shade the windows from June – August. Table 2. Controlling for overheating through heat removal: Heat removal: Singl aspect dwelling: Dual aspect dwelling: Openable windows and ventilation louvres : Minimum free area of 18% of floor area: Minimum free area of 18% of floor area ...

Advanced Glass Coating Helps Deliver BREEAM Excellent For ...

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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.

A Top Grade Transformation

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For example as the façade of the entrance atrium is South West facing, solar control had to be prioritised. Its positioning meant that as the entrance receives a lot of direct sunlight, a glass product had to be chosen that would help prevent it from overheating during the summer months. The answer was the combination of Pilkington Planar™ Sun 70/40 solar control glass and Pilkington ...