Sustainability - Pilkington

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Glazing Benefits to Sustainable Buildings

Glass for Europe, the trade association for the European Manufacturers of Building, Automotive and Solar-Energy Glass, has recently released information on a new study gathered by David Strong Consulting that discusses the benefits of glazing in sustainable buildings – highlighting key socio-economic of glazed areas that contribute to sustainability in the built environment.

A preference for products that are good for the planet

Sustainability is no longer a bonus, but an essential requirement. Glass is a sustainable material, as it can be recycled an infinite number of times. In fact, recycled glass, known as cullet, is a valuable raw material in the manufacturing process. It replaces virgin raw materials, does not decompose to emit CO2, melts at a lower temperature than other raw materials, thereby saving energy ...

New standards for acid etching and sand blasting: what ...

Phil Brown, European regulatory marketing manager at Pilkington United Kingdom Limited, part of the NSG Group, discusses how new harmonised standards for acid-etched and sand-blasted glass will help glass processors to secure CE marking for products and deliver uniformity to the industry.

Part L 2021 Current Thinking - Pilkington

Missed opportunity for glazing : The Government's consultation on Part L for new dwellings in England is undoubtedly a missed opportunity. Option 1 adopts a 'fabric first' approach to ensure that there is a high performance building envelope, thus 'locking in' energy savings and carbon emission reductions now.

Reducing the risk of urban flooding with Pilkington Activ™

The barriers themselves consisted of four panes of glass laminated together, providing a surface that would be strong enough to withstand the pressure of water in a flood situation, along with the additional loads created by floating debris. Pilkington Activ™ self-cleaning glass was selected as the outer layers of the barrier, with a low-iron extra clear glass making up the inner two layers.

Benefits of Self-cleaning Glass - Pilkington

Benefits of Self-cleaning Glass The Pilkington Activ™ range is comprised of Self-cleaning glass (Pilkington Activ™ Clear), and self-cleaning glass with solar-control properties (Pilkington Activ™ Blue, Pilkington Activ™ Bronze and Pilkington Activ SunShade™ Neutral and Blue, each of these products has its own unique and shared benefits. ...

Pilkington in the UK

Pilkington, which was acquired by NSG Group in 2006, invented the Float Process, by which most of the world’s high quality glass is made. The Pilkington brand is synonymous with technical excellence and service in the glass industry.

What is available? - Pilkington

What is available? We’ve got a range of almost 7000 different parts covering almost 600 different vehicle models – so it’s likely we already manufacture what you’re after.

Pilkington Pyrodur®

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 ...