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Solar Control - Pilkington

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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. In hot climates, solar control glass can be used to minimise solar heat gain and help control glare. In temperate regions, it can be used to balance solar control with high ...

Solar Control Glass - Pilkington

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Solar control glass is not necessarily coloured or mirrored glass, although such finishes can be applied for aesthetic purposes if desired. It incorporates invisible layers of special materials on the glass which have the dual effect of allowing sunlight in, while repelling solar heat. Solar control glass units are typically doubleglazed, which means they also insulate well. Solar control is a ...

Pilkington Suncool™ Range

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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; Ideal for large areas of glazing to control solar gain whilst providing high light levels ; Cost ...

Cutting costs and keeping cool: solar control solutions

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Cutting costs and keeping cool: solar control solutions. Featured Article. 21 Nov 2018 As featured in Glass Times Magazine - 2016. Why we need to get better at talking to homeowners about energy-efficient glazing. As winter approaches, Phil Brown, European regulatory marketing manager at Pilkington United Kingdom Limited, asks how much importance UK householders attach to energy-efficient ...

Pilkington Activ™ Range

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Pilkington Activ Suncool™ A range of high performance solar control and self-cleaning products for Commercial applications. How It Works. The unique dual-action self-cleaning coating is located on the external pane of glass. The coating has revolutionay photo-catalytic and hydrophilic properties, and works in two stages: Stage 1 - The coating reacts with natural daylight to break down and ...

Solar - Pilkington

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Air conditioning has to control the solar load on the building as well as all the heat generated internally. By reducing the solar gain with solar control glass the air conditioning plant can be smaller and cheaper to run. The savings more than offset the additional cost of solar control glass.

Solar Energy - Pilkington

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Solar glass is an integral and important element of these solar panels. Our range of solar glass products is designed and optimised to suit the requirements of various solar technologies with properties such as high solar energy transmittance, strength and durability, as well as additional functionalities like transparent conductive oxide coatings, anti-reflective coatings and sodium barrier ...

NSG TEC™ Solar Applications - Pilkington

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Noise Control; Safety/Security; Self-Cleaning; Decoration; Glass Systems; Special Applications; Solar Energy; NSG TEC™ Solar Applications. Overview; Benefits; Brochures; Product Range; Overview. NSG TEC™ is a group of products, including a comprehensive range of TCO glass (Transparent Conductive Oxide coated glass), optimised to suit a variety of thin film photovoltaics, with different ...