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Roof Glazing - Pilkington

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Roof Glazing Creating a light well by using glass in the roof is a popular way of introducing light to central areas of a building. In addition to the normal considerations of thermal and solar-control, we need to consider the safety of the overhead glazing. If the glass forms part of an accessible roof area then it may need to be treated as a glass floor. For overhead glazing there is not a ...

Structural glazing raises the roof at famed performing ...

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Structural glazing raises the roof at famed performing arts school. Press Release. 01 Jun 2021 The prestigious Liverpool Institute for Performing Arts (LIPA) has created a new performance space by enclosing an outdoor courtyard using a large, structurally glazed rooflight. Established by Sir Paul McCartney and co-founder Mark Featherstone-Witty in 1996, the institute was created following a ...

Rooflights - Pilkington

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Conservatory Roof Replacement; Replacement Glazing; Rooflights Loft conversions are proving increasingly popular with homeowners, providing not only additional living space but also helping to increasing the property value. Consequently there is a trend for large roof lights and dormer windows, allowing light to flood into the roof space. There are plenty of options for glass in rooflights ...

Replacement Conservatory Roofs - Pilkington

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A glass conservatory roof helps to create an illusion of additional space over and above a polycarbonate roof or tiled conservatory roof. For more information on the benefits or replacing your conservatory Roof - Click the Images below: Thermal Efficiency . Noise Reduction . Self-cleaning . Solar Control . Nippon Sheet Glass Co., Ltd. Head Office - 3-5-27 Mita Minato-ku Tokyo About this site ...

Structural Glazing Systems |Pilkington Planar™

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Pilkington Planar™ structural glazing system provides a flush glass surface by utilising stainless steel fittings housed in countersunk holes to fix the glass facade back to the structure instead of using the more conventional framed systems. The result is a fully engineered system with the minimum of structure and the maximum visual clarity. A silicone seal between adjacent panels provides ...

Pilkington Activ™ Range

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Pilkington Activ™ ideal for hard-to-reach roof glazing, skylights, conservatories and large glazed areas, saving time and money; Windows look cleaner for longer; Pilkington Activ™ coating lasts the lifetime of the glass; Easily cleaned during dry spells by hosing down; The Pilkington Activ™ range can be used in conjunction with a host of other Pilkington products to achieve a variety of ...

Thermal Insulation - Pilkington

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By replacing single glazed window glass with thermally insulated windows containing Pilkington energiKare™ double glazing units, the amount of energy lost can be reduced by up to 75% and heating bills lowered by up to 20% each year. Significant savings can also be achieved by upgrading old double glazed windows which were installed before regulations were significantly tightened in 2002 ...

Wind and Snow Load - Pilkington

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For snow loads refer to BS5516-2 Patent glazing and sloping glazing for buildings and BS6399-3. The angle of glazing places additional stress on the glass. After a certain point snow is likely to settle on the glass and apply a constant load. The ability of glass to withstand stress changes with the duration of the load. Snow load and the self weight of the glass provide extra challenges. In ...

Glass Floors - Pilkington

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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 dull claustrophobic interior. With the changing arc of the sun the effects of the light can ...

The fading issue: why sunlight exposure damages ...

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The growing accessibility of advanced glazing with thermal insulation and solar control properties has opened up new ways for architects to fill rooms with natural light. But, as building designers create more bright and airy spaces for us to live and work in, we need to consider the cases where sunlight exposure needs to be minimised to prevent irreversible damage being caused to objects ...