Hot Topic - How much heat we're losing in our homes

Time and again, residential front doors glow up bright white in the images, showing they are a huge source of energy-drain for their occupants. And older houses, such as this thatched house find themselves losing masses of heat through at the gable ends where they meet the roof.

What Makes The Perfect Home - Pilkington

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How natural light and wellness are driving house design

This unique product combines both solar control and self-cleaning properties. The glass incorporates a coating that uses the forces of nature to help keep the glass free from dirt, giving not only the practical benefit of less cleaning, but also clearer windows, helping to bring the outside in.

Glass giant ramps up antiviral coating research in the ...

The survival time depends on a number of factors, including the type of surface, temperature, relative humidity and specific strain of the virus. A glass with antiviral properties is expected to help control viruses in areas like shopping centres, hospitals, care homes, schools and public transport.

Glass and glazing sector holds residents’ keys to the ...

Flooding rooms with natural light is the most sought after feature in what UK residents want in the ‘perfect home’ - pointing towards an opportunity for the glass and glazing sector to support home improvement projects, according to new research by Pilkington United Kingdom Limited, part of the NSG Group.

Beautiful Light Interiors with Pilkington Decorative Glass

It’s become a staple feature in shops, offices and public places but now decorative glass is enjoying an interior design comeback in our homes too.

Architectural glass production powered by hydrogen in ...

The trial is a key step in the manufacturer’s plans to decarbonise and could see a transition to using hydrogen to power all production at the site, which currently uses natural gas.

Glass giant makes double appointment to enhance product ...

Pilkington United Kingdom Limited, part of the NSG Group, has made two new senior appointments - promoting Kristian Chalmers to Head of Sales, and Leo Pyrah to Marketing and VA Manager.

Pilkington Activ™ Self-Cleaning Glass

We’re currently working with architect and TV presenter, George Clarke, who is famed for large-scale restoration projects and is a real advocate for maximising the use of glass in the home.Check out what he thinks about how glass can bring a home to life and also be environmentally friendly.. At Pilkington, we’ve worked on some truly amazing projects featuring glass over the years, and one ...

Biofuel trial by St Helens glass giant marks new world ...

Pilkington United Kingdom Limited, part of the NSG Group, has become the world’s first flat glass manufacturer to fire its furnace on 100% biofuel, as part of an industry trial to find sustainable alternatives to natural gas.

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