Solar Control - Pilkington

The Pilkington Activ™ Range of products combines both self-cleaning and solar control properties, helping to keep the glass cleaner and clearer. The ideal glass solution for conservatories and orangeries.

Solar Control Glass - Pilkington

Solar control glass is a hi-tech product developed by the glass industry to allow sunlight to pass through a window or façade while radiating and reflecting away a large degree of the sun’s heat. The indoor space stays bright and much cooler than would be the case if normal glass were used.

Pilkington Suncool™ Range

Range of solar control and light transmittance options available; Solar radiation transmittance (g-value) ranging from 0.42 down to 0.17; External light reflections ranging from a low 10% up to 42%; Light transmittance performance ranging from 70% to 28% giving excellent light/heat ratios

Specifying solar control glazing to improve energy efficiency - Pilkington

A solar solution. Solar control glazing, as its name suggests, helps to minimise temperature build-up in buildings due to sunlight. When specifying solar control glazing, the most important parameter to consider is the total solar heat transmittance or g value.

Part O: What you need to know - Pilkington

From a glazing perspective, this could result in solar control glass being installed on a large, glazed south-facing room, but low emissivity glass on a north-facing room with smaller windows. Approved Document O also sets out a solution for providing an adequate means of removing excess heat from the indoor environment, setting out a minimum ...

Pilkington Arctic Blue™

Richer than pale blue, softer than deep blue, Pilkington Arctic Blue™ is a body tinted float glass providing high daylight transmittance, good solar control and attractive cool colour. For optimum solar and thermal performance, combine Pilkington Arctic Blue™ with a glass from the Pilkington K Glass™ range or Pilkington Optitherm™ range ...

Made in Britain: Two More Pilkington Products Manufactured At St Helens ...

Pilkington United Kingdom Limited, part of the NSG Group, is manufacturing two more of its solar control products in the UK to shorten lead times for customers, as demand for specialist glazing grows.

A hot topic: preventing homes from overheating - Pilkington

Mid-range products such as Pilkington Suncool™ One 60/40 that offer solar control without compromising too much on daylight, might be key in keeping homes at optimum temperature. Another interesting recommendation from the report was to avoid product substitutions as these could affect energy performance and compromise the original design.

Overheating in New Dwellings in Wales - Pilkington

The simplified method involves adopting one of several mitigation approaches to limit solar gains and an approach for heat removal from the dwelling (see Table 1 below). Table 1 - Controlling overheating by minimising summer solar gains and heat removal

Glass and Thermal Stress - Pilkington

Solar control glass either reflects energy or absorbs it to reradiate the heat outwards. By its nature it gets hotter that clear glass and glass that is designed for thermal efficiency alone like Pilkington K Glass™ and Pilkington Optitherm SN™.

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