Project References - Pilkington

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Part L Overview - Pilkington

On 15th December 2021, the Government published the 2021 editions of the supporting Approved Documents Part L (conservation of fuel and power) and Part F (ventilation) of the Building Regulations for new and existing buildings, as well as the new regulation (Part O) addressing the risk of overheating in new homes.

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Project References - Pilkington

Project References 1988-1998. Superstar Leo and Superstar Virgo - Built at Jos. L. Meyer GmbH, Papenburg, Germany, 1997 and 1998. Large panoramic rear restaurant windows; SuperFast III and SuperFast IV - Built at Kvaerner Masa-Yards, Turku New Shipyard, Finland, 1998. Awnings and windscreens on deck 8, 9 and 10 Double glass units on deck 7

Overheating in new dwellings - Pilkington

Published on 15 th December 2021 and coming into force on 15 th June 2022, the government has set out its new requirements for Part O (overheating) of the Building Regulations and the supporting Approved Document for new dwellings in England.

Specification Checklist - Pilkington

For additional information on all these subjects refer to the specific sections on our web pages. 1 Aquaria and Pools 2 Barriers 3 Explosions 4 Floors 5 Glass Fins 6 Overhead canopies 7 Partitions 8 Shelves 9 Wind and snow loads 10 Bullet Resistance 11 Security and anti-bandit glass 12 Noise control 13 Fire

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If you have any concerns about whether glass has been installed to the correct standard, refer first to your window supplier and if you are not satisfied with their response go to the Glass and Glazing Federation or your local Trading Standards Office. Was this helpful? Yes No Updated January 10, 2023 How do I stop birds flying into my windows?

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Temperature differentials across the surface of ordinary, annealed float glass with good clean cut edges greater than 40 ° C are likely to cause the glass to crack. The frame retaining the glass can shield the edge from heat sources and may not conduct heat at the same rate as the glass creating uneven heating.

Roof Glazing -

For heights up to 5 m above floor level toughened glass can be considered if the other glass products cannot be used. Between 5 m and 13 m above floor level restrict the toughened glass thickness to 6 mm and 3 m2 in one pane. Over 13 m above floor level toughened glass is not recommended.

External Condensation - Pilkington

We often get asked about external condensation as there is a common misconception that it is caused through a fault in glazing units. Condensation, a natural occurrence, can occur on the external surface of double glazed units, especially as winter approaches. To help explain, we investigate the causes below.

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