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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 ...

Pilkington Insulight™ takes the crown at The Catalyst ...

https://www.pilkington.com/en-gb/uk/news-insights/latest/pilkington-insulight-takes-the-crown-at-the-catalyst-newcastle

“When you look at the façade it’s hard to distinguish between the vision glass and the spandrel units, which is exactly the look that we wanted to achieve, and the glazing doesn’t detract from the gold diagrid around the perimeter, it enhances it. “The building was designed to have a monolithic appearance and it does just that.” Pilkington UK now part of the NSG Group was founded in ...

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.

Structural glazing and building design-a changing skyline

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If the façade is south-facing, for example, solar control glass can help to prevent overheating inside a building, and reduce the expense of running air-conditioning units. Today’s technology also means glass manufacturers can now produce solar control glazing with very high levels of transparency, which allow maximum levels of daylight to be transmitted into the building without ...

Structural Glazing Systems |Pilkington Planar™

https://www.pilkington.com/en-gb/uk/products/product-categories/glass-systems/pilkington-planar

Overview. Pilkington Planar™, the world’s leading structural glass system has evolved from the original patch plate system pioneered by Pilkington Architectural over 45 years ago.With a proven track record in the most demanding applications, the Pilkington Planar™ system lets architects create a complete glass envelope for buildings, with façades on any plane.

New Pilkington Planar ™ BIM models support curtain walling ...

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It also enables specifiers to easily upgrade curtain walling to a Pilkington Planar™ façade. The technology provides users with relevant data to support the procurement and fabrication of Pilkington Planar ™ systems, cost estimates, and information to help guide construction and installation stages. Models can also be referenced by facility managers or contractors if technical information ...

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: Single 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 ...

Advanced Glass Coating Helps Deliver BREEAM Excellent For ...

https://www.pilkington.com/en-gb/uk/news-insights/latest/advanced-glass-coating-helps-deliver-breeam-excellent-for-all-glazed-glasgow-hq-building

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 - Pilkington

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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 ...

Structural glazing at Abbey Wood Station delivers elegance ...

https://www.pilkington.com/en-gb/uk/news-insights/latest/structural-glazing-at-abbey-wood-station-delivers-elegance-with-no-sting-in-the-tail

Travellers enter the new station though a welcoming entrance lobby with a double-height glazed entrance façade which includes both flat and elegantly curved glass. To maximise sight-lines and minimise framing – which would break up the view of the impressive roof-line – the designers specified the Pilkington Planar™ structural glazing system.