Solar Control - Pilkington

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.

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. Solar control glass is not necessarily coloured or mirrored glass, although such finishes can be ...

Specifying solar control glazing to improve energy efficiency

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. It includes the proportion of solar radiation transmitted directly through the glass ...

Cutting costs and keeping cool: solar control solutions

Phil Brown, European regulatory marketing manager at Pilkington United Kingdom Limited, asks how much importance UK householders attach to energy-efficient glazing, and what could be done to educate customers.

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

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

The company has started producing Pilkington Suncool™ 60/31 from its St Helens manufacturing base to serve UK demand for solar control glazing.The product allows 60 per cent light transmittance but only 31 per cent of the sun’s energy in, so windows deliver a bright clear view but reduce excessive heat build-up.

Pilkington Activ™ Range

Pilkington Activ Suncool™ A range of high performance solar control and self-cleaning products for Commercial applications. Note: Our latest improved specification for Pilkington Activ ™ Blue has led to a difference in the colour of both Pilkington Activ™ Blue and Pilkington Activ SunShade™ Blue. Therefore please be aware that there may be some colour variation if you are replacing ...

Here Comes The Sun Using Pilkington Suncool™ To Keep Your House Cool In ...

It offers excellent solar control and thermal insulation to maintain a comfortable indoor temperate year round, making it perfect for south or west facing conservatories, glass box extensions and bi-folding doors. It does this by reflecting the sun’s heat in the warmer months and retaining heat in the cooler months.

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