Thermal Insulation - Pilkington

Thermal Insulation Improves the energy efficiency of domestic or commercial buildings whilst enabling the extensive use of glass and the benefit of passive solar gain. Find out more about Energy Efficiency

Piecing it together: understanding thermal breakages

Thermal Insulation. Pilkington Optifloat ... What increases the risk of thermal fracture? There are many factors that can influence the risk of thermal overstressing in glass. These include where the glass is located, its orientation, whether it is in a vertical or sloping position, the frame type used, to the absorption of the glass and the ...

Freeze your bills: how thermal glazing helps buildings ...

Freeze your bills: how thermal glazing helps buildings retain heat 11 Mar 2019 As commercial office developments continue to move towards larger, open-plan spaces that can require more power to heat, an over-reliance on the thermostat can drastically increase CO 2 emissions and utility bills.

Pilkington K Glass™ Range

The UK’s leading energy-efficient glass brand. Range Overview. Pilkington K Glass™ is the UK’s leading thermal glass brand. Established for over 21 years and easily stocked, processed and installed, it has become the trusted solution for meeting Building Regulations concerning energy efficiency.

Glass and Thermal Stress - Pilkington

The temperature difference for a location can be calculated and breakage due to thermal reasons eliminated. To asses the thermal risk we need to know the following information listed in the Pilkington Thermal safety check Form: Location of the building ; Orientation ; Type of glass being used including details of the insulating glass units

Pilkington in the UK

Thermal Insulation. Pilkington Optifloat ... Other advanced functionalities (of our glass) include fire protection, noise insulation, safety and security, privacy, decoration and even self-cleaning properties. Glass also has an important role to play in the developing Solar Energy sector. We supply products for all three of the leading ...

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 ...

Coatings - Pilkington

Surface coatings, either for solar control purposes or for reduced emissivity (a property to improve thermal insulation), are called pyrolitic coatings because they are generally applied to the hot glass during its passage through the annealing lehr. They involve the thermal decomposition of gases, liquids or powders sprayed on to the glass to ...

Curtain Wall - Pilkington

The Pilkington Suncool™ range combines in one coating efficient thermal properties with some of the lowest Ug values achievable in insulating glass units and a broad range of solar-control options. With so much glass being used in a curtain wall the solar-gain can be high unless it is controlled.

Double Glazing Units - g-value guide

* g-value depends on which thermal insulation glass is selected as inner pane ** g-value depends on which thermal insulation glass is selected as inner pane (all based on 4 mm thickness) For higher g-values please refer to our Thermal Insulation glass product range; For thicknesses other than above calculate using Pilkington Spectrum