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Rooflights - Pilkington

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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 which will allow natural light to fill the space, yet ...

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.

Cutting-edge skylights help give landmark Liverpool ...

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The rooflights that previously occupied the Regency Suite and Banking Hall were not original and were made of polycarbonate, so we were keen to improve on this feature as part of the renovation. “Even though the rooflights themselves haven’t changed in size, technological advances in glazing resulted in the rooms becoming even brighter than they previously were, overall, making the space ...

Solar Control - Pilkington

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Solar Control Glass The increased use of glass in architecture today makes it imperative to consider the comfort of a building's occupants. Solar control glass can be an attractive feature of a building whilst at the same time minimising, or even eliminating the need for an air conditioning system, reducing running costs of the building and saving energy.

Pilkington Pyrostop®

https://www.pilkington.com/en-gb/uk/products/product-categories/fire-protection/pilkington-pyrostop

Overview. Tried, Tested & Trusted fire protection against heat, flames and hot gases. The Pilkington Pyrostop ® Range is a clear, laminated fully insulating fire-protection and impact-resistant glass. Offering the highest levels of fire protection (integrity and insulation), maximising the available levels of natural light and visibility.

Pilkington Activ SunShade™

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Pilkington Activ SunShade™ combines dual action, self-cleaning properties with medium solar control performance and an aesthetically pleasing appearance to reduce the amount of direct sunlight that penetrates into a building.

The fading issue: why sunlight exposure damages ...

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

As glass becomes more prolific in the built environment, Phil Brown, European regulatory marketing manager at Pilkington United Kingdom Limited, part of the NSG Group, discusses how sunlight exposure can cause the colours of fabrics, paints and other materials to fade over time – and outlines what measures glaziers can take to help prevent it.

Pilkington Pyrodur®

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Overview. Using the same technology as Pilkington Pyrostop ®, Pilkington Pyrodur ® is tried and tested against fire and hot gases. Pilkington Pyrodur ® is widely used and specified in a range of softwood and hardwood timber. Offering up to 60 mins integrity, Pilkington Pyrodur ® can combine impact resistance (BS EN 12600) up to Class 1(B)1 and penetration resistance (BS EN 356) to ...

About Fire Protection - Pilkington

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About Fire Protection Transparent solutions for protection of human life . Thanks to the continuous development and refinement of fire-resistant glass products modern glass architecture can implement its "democratic" values and principles of transparency and openness consistently both on the outer façades as well as in building interiors.

Pilkington Pyrodur® Plus

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Overview. Pilkington Pyrodur ® Plus is the longest established 7mm class 2(B)2 impact safety rated 30 minute fire rated glass.. Test evidence and certification demonstrate how Pilkington Pyrodur ® Plus can be used in the lightest density and slimmest timber frame profiles.. Pilkington Pyrodur ® Plus is approved with a variety of glazing materials that ensures it can be used without change ...