Façade - Pilkington

Façade Open bright spaces which seamlessly pass into the terrace or garden are a feature of modern construction. Modern architectural trends inspire contemporary designers. The creation of large glass façades that bridge the exterior and interior of the building is a task that requires warm and stable solutions. Energy-efficient aluminium ...

Overheating in new dwellings - Pilkington

Largest glazed façade orientation: High risk location: Moderate risk location: Maximum area of glazing (% floor area) Maximum area of glazing in most glazed room (% floor area of room) Maximum area of glazing (% floor area) Maximum area of glazing in most glazed room (% floor area of room) North: 15: 37: 18: 37: East : 18: 37: 18: 37: South: 15: 22: 15: 30: West: 18: 37: 11: 22: Limiting ...

Glass Floors - Pilkington

Façade; Glass Floors; Glass Furniture; Kitchens; Mirrors; Rooflights; Solar Panels; Windows; Conservatory Roof Replacement; Replacement Glazing; Glass Floors A glass floor allows light to pass through a building reducing the need for artificial lighting and providing a natural source of daylight. The introduction of light through the core of a building can transform what might otherwise be a ...

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

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.

Part O: What you need to know - Pilkington

To use the simplified method, a dwelling must not exceed the maximum area of glazing as a percentage of floor area, as well as the maximum area in the most glazed room, with different percentages depending on the orientation of the largest glazed façade. This recognises that a 'one specification fits all' approach isn’t always appropriate ...

Changes to Part L of the building regulations: what installers should ...

Solar control glazing allows daylight to pass through a window or façade while reflecting away a large degree of the sun's heat. For example, Pilkington Suncool™ is specifically designed to ensure buildings don’t overheat during the warmer months and also helps to reduce the need for both cooling and heating systems.

UK Sites - Pilkington

UK Sites We operate from a number of sites across the UK within Architectural, Automotive and Speciality Strategic Business Units. If you would like to contact Architectural the best way is via our Contact Form.. European Technical Centre - Pilkington Group Limited

Pilkington Pyrodur® Plus

Overview. Pilkington Pyrodur ® Plus is the longest established 7mm class 2(B)2 impact safety rated 30 minute fire rated glass.. Test evidence and certification demonstrate how Pilkington Pyrodur ® Plus can be used in the lightest density and slimmest timber frame profiles.. Pilkington Pyrodur ® Plus is approved with a variety of glazing materials that ensures it can be used without change ...

Pilkington Pyrostop®

Overview. Tried, Tested & Trusted fire protection against heat, flames and hot gases. The Pilkington Pyrostop ® Range is a clear, laminated fully insulating fire-protection and impact-resistant glass. Offering the highest levels of fire protection (integrity and insulation), maximising the available levels of natural light and visibility.

Pilkington Pyrodur®

Overview. Using the same technology as Pilkington Pyrostop ®, Pilkington Pyrodur ® is tried and tested against fire and hot gases. Pilkington Pyrodur ® is widely used and specified in a range of softwood and hardwood timber. Offering up to 60 mins integrity, Pilkington Pyrodur ® can combine impact resistance (BS EN 12600) up to Class 1(B)1 and penetration resistance (BS EN 356) to ...

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