Roof Glazing - Pilkingtonhttps://www.pilkington.com/en-gb/uk/architects/glass-applications/roof-glazingRoof 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.Structural Glazing - Pilkingtonhttps://www.pilkington.com/en-gb/uk/architects/types-of-glass/structural-glazingOur Pilkington Planar™ structural glazing systems provide a flush glass surface. It utilises stainless steel fittings, housed in countersunk holes, to fix the glass façade back to the structure instead of using the more conventional framed systems Overview Pilkington Planar™ systems remain the world’s market leader for structural glazing systems.Structural Glazing Systems |Pilkington Planar™https://www.pilkington.com/en-gb/uk/products/product-categories/glass-systems/pilkington-planarPilkington 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 ...Replacement Conservatory Roofs - Pilkingtonhttps://www.pilkington.com/en-gb/uk/householders/replacement-conservatory-roofsA 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 ControlPilkington Activ™ Rangehttps://www.pilkington.com/en-gb/uk/products/product-categories/self-cleaning/pilkington-activ-rangePilkington 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 ...Durability of Glass - Pilkingtonhttps://www.pilkington.com/en-gb/uk/architects/glass-information/functions-of-glass/mechanicalfunctionsofglass/durabilityWith modern glazing materials and even some old ones the glass at its edges can remain from overnight quite cold compared to the centre of the glass. A rising sun at a low angle can heat the glass at the centre before the edges can catch up. Design features like overhangs or even adjacent buildings can throw shadows across the glass adding to the potential problem. The hot glass tries to ...Thermal Insulation - Pilkingtonhttps://www.pilkington.com/en-gb/uk/products/product-categories/thermal-insulationIts primary function is to prevent heat escaping through the windows and return heat back into the home. Pilkington Optiwhite™ makes up the outer pane of the glazing unit. Being “extra clear” it allow more light and heat from the sun to enter into the house resulting in so-called passive solar gain; free heat from the sun.European/British Standards and Codes of Practice - Pilkingtonhttps://www.pilkington.com/en-gb/uk/architects/standards-and-regs/european-british-standards-and-codes-of-practiceBS EN 12758: Glass in building - Glazing and airborne sound insulation - Product descriptions and determination of properties. BS EN 12898: Glass in building - Determination of the emissivity. BS EN 13022: Glass in building - Structural sealant glazing. Part 1: Glass products for structural sealant glazing systems supported and unsupported monolithic and multiple glazing ; Part 2: Assembly ...Glass Strength - Pilkingtonhttps://www.pilkington.com/en-gb/uk/architects/glass-information/functions-of-glass/mechanicalfunctionsofglass/glass-strengthGlass Strength Glass is not like other products used in buildings. It is clear, fairly rigid providing a lot of strength but can be brittle as well.