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Photovoltaics - Pilkington

https://www.pilkington.com/en-gb/uk/architects/glass-applications/photovoltaics

Photovoltaics, NSG Group manufacture glass for photovoltaic panels and solar collectors but do not manufacture the finished items for direct use in buildings. A comprehensive range of TCO (transparent conductive oxide) glass is used in the manufacture of thin plate panels used in the direct conversion of solar radiation to electricity.

Specifying solar control glazing to improve energy efficiency - Pilkington

https://www.pilkington.com/en-gb/uk/news-insights/featured-articles/specifying-solar-control-glazing-to-improve-energy-efficiency-not-published

It includes the proportion of solar radiation transmitted directly through the glass, and the proportion of solar radiation absorbed by the glass and re-radiated into the building. Generally, the lower the g value, the lower the solar gain through the glass.

Pilkington Suncool™ Range

https://www.pilkington.com/en-gb/uk/products/product-categories/solar-control/pilkington-suncool-range

Supplier Name : Contact Details : Website : Ireland & Rest of World Phone: +353 67 50700 Email: sales@careyglass.com United Kingdom Phone: +44 161 848 8090 Email: salesch@careyglass.com North America Phone: +1 917 979 6135 Email: northamerica@careyglass.com www.careyglass.com

Solar Control - Pilkington

https://www.pilkington.com/en-gb/uk/products/product-categories/solar-control

In temperate regions, it can be used to balance solar control with high levels of natural light. Solar control glass can be specified for any situation where excessive solar heat gain is likely to be an issue, eg. large facades, glass walkways, atria and conservatories.

A renewed focus on energy efficient buildings - Pilkington

https://www.pilkington.com/en-gb/uk/news-insights/featured-articles/a-renewed-focus-on-energy-efficient-buildings-not-publish

Phil Brown, European regulatory marketing manager at Pilkington United Kingdom Limited, part of the NSG Group, explains why energy-efficiency initiatives are set to return to the property sector and what this means for the growth of the glass and glazing market.

The fading issue: why sunlight exposure damages possessions and what ...

https://www.pilkington.com/en-gb/uk/news-insights/featured-articles/the-fading-issue-why-sunlight-exposure-damages-possessions-and-what-glaziers-can-do-to-stop-it-np

1. Reduce the ambient temperature, as fading tends to occur more rapidly at higher temperatures – so solar control glass, which helps prevent heat gain in rooms, may help, 2. Avoid local overheating from lamps, 3. Use laminated glass, with as thick an interlayer as possible, 4. Reduce exposure to UV light and the blue end of the visible spectrum,

The crucial role of glazing in energy efficient homes - Pilkington

https://www.pilkington.com/en-gb/uk/news-insights/featured-articles/the-crucial-role-of-glazing-in-energy-efficient-homes

Following the release of the Committee for Climate Change’s ‘UK Housing: Fit for the future?’ report, Phil Brown, European Regulatory Marketing Manager at Pilkington United Kingdom Limited, part of the NSG Group, discusses how glazing can provide a cost-effective way for new-builds and existing housing stock to meet stringent climate change targets.

Pilkington Activ™ Range

https://www.pilkington.com/en-gb/uk/products/product-categories/self-cleaning/pilkington-activ-range

Range Overview. A significant step in the glass industry was made with the development of Pilkington Activ™, the first dual-action self-cleaning glass.The unique dual-action of the Pilkington Activ™ coating 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, better-looking windows.

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

https://www.pilkington.com/en-gb/uk/news-insights/featured-articles/a-glass-and-glazing-safety-standard-is-changing-but-what-does-it-mean-for-the-industry

Pilkington Optilam™ is a laminated safety glass produced by combining two or more sheets of glass with one or more plastic interlayers. The most common of which is a polyvinylbutyral (PVB) interlayer which, in the event of a breakage holds the broken pieces together.

European/British Standards and Codes of Practice - Pilkington

https://www.pilkington.com/en-gb/uk/architects/standards-and-regs/european-british-standards-and-codes-of-practice

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