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Special Applications - Pilkington

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Glass for Special Applications Our range of products includes coated or non-coated glass of various substrates, that are used for internal or external buildings, as well as for non-building applications. Glass with unique characteristics Our Special Applications range covers: Extremely thin, high-grade float glass manufactured to precise standards

Pilkington Optiwhite™

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Special Applications; Botanical Applications; Solar Energy; Pilkington Optiwhite ™ Overview; Benefits; Brochures; Applications; Performance Data; Overview. The use of glass in architecture and design is becoming more and more prevalent, and Pilkington Optiwhite™ is at the very forefront of making it possible. The reason for this is the sheer variety of benefits which Pilkington Optiwhite ...

European/British Standards and Codes of Practice - Pilkington

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Part 6: Code of practice for special applications ; Part 7: Code of practice for the provision of information; BS 8000: Workmanship on building sites. Part 7: Code of practice for glazing. European/British Standards and Codes of Practice; Building Regulations. England. Conservation of Fuel and Power; Fire Safety; Impact Safety; Security ; Stairs Ramps and Barriers; Wales. Conservation of Fuel ...

A glass and glazing safety standard is changing, but what ...

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• Part 6: Code of practice for special applications; and • Part 7: Code of practice for the provision of information. Helping to reduce risk of human impact. Part 4 is often cited in project specifications, and gives safety recommendations for the use of glass and plastics in critical locations likely to be subject to accidental human impact, like doors or side panels in busy areas high ...

Specification Checklist - Pilkington

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Health Applications. Pilkington SaniTise™ Applications; Special Applications. NSG TEC ™ Technical Applications; Pilkington AviSafe™ Pilkington Anti-condensation Glass. Performance Data; Pilkington Microwhite ™ Pilkington MirroView ™ Pilkington Mirropane ™ Applications; Pilkington Mirropane ™ Chrome. Bathroom Applications; Kitchen ...

Pilkington Spec-it!

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For specifications on the move, Spec-it! can also be found in the Spectrum app for iOS and Android devices. Easy search for other criteria As well as key parameters such as light transmittance, U value and g value, Spec-it! also allows you to search on acoustics, safety, security and glass thickness.

Part L Overview

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Welcome to our Part L hub. Changes to Part L of the Building Regulations in England, including the supporting Approved Documents, are expected to have a significant impact on glass and glazing products in residential and non-residential buildings.

Part L 2022 Current Thinking - Pilkington

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However, they will not apply to work subject to a building notice, full plans application or initial notice submitted before then – provided the work commences on site before 15 th June 2023. This is a clear attempt by government to tighten up transitional arrangements for building regulations. As identified in the consultation, there were ...

Introducing the newly updated Pilkington Oriel Collection

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Transforming homes nationwide, Pilkington UK Ltd. offers glass products with superb visual appeal and excellent functionality. From the Pilkington Oriel collection to Texture and Decorative ranges, each solution combines excellent levels of privacy with superb light transmission – helping to create home environments that are enduringly stylish. ...

The fading issue: why sunlight exposure damages ...

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1. Reduce the ambient temperature, as fading tends to occur more rapidly at higher temperatures – so solar control glass, which helps prevent heat gain in rooms, may help 2. Avoid local overheating from lamps 3. Use laminated glass, with as thick an interlayer as possible 4. Reduce exposure to UV light and the blue end of the visible spectrum 5.

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