What Makes The Perfect Home - Pilkington

In our study of 2,000 homeowners, we found that it takes an average of five years to achieve the ‘perfect’ home after moving in – as well as roughly £26,000 in renovations.

How natural light and wellness are driving house design

A review of the psychological effects of windows, daylight and views at home was published in 2011 which provides compelling evidence that residential buildings with good natural daylight and views of nature contribute significantly to the inhabitants’ sense of wellbeing.

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

We all know that extra care needs to be taken to ensure our homes are insulated properly, and this is what Pilkington UK set out to definitively prove with research in 2019.

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

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 ‘perfect home’

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.

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

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.

Lancashire Tiny Helmet Manufacturers Are Up in Arms and We ... - Pilkington

Ever since we launched Pilkington AviSafe™, a glass that features a special coating designed to be visible to birds, we have been working to get it installed to save our feathered friends from collisions.. Birds collide with glass because of reflections of the sky and vegetation on the glass. Therefore, Pilkington AviSafe™ uses a uniquely patterned UV enhanced coating which disrupts ...

Architectural glass production powered by hydrogen in world first

Pilkington United Kingdom Limited, part of the NSG group, has successfully manufactured architectural glass at its St Helens facility using hydrogen power in a world-first trial.

Part O: What you need to know - Pilkington

From 15 th June 2022, new Part O building regulations came into force, changing the way that architects must design new dwellings in England to prevent residents from experiencing extreme temperatures during the summer, while also reducing reliance on cooling systems. The hope is that these new regulations, alongside changes to Part L, which legislates for the conservation of fuel and power in ...

Pioneers and trailblazers: 70 years of float glass innovation - Pilkington

Neil Syder, managing director at Pilkington United Kingdom Limited, part of the NSG Group, reflects on 70 years of the modern float glass process and looks forward to the next breakthroughs in glass manufacturing technologies.

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