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 Thermal Insulation Glass Overview

Freeze your bills: how thermal glazing helps buildings retain heat

Coated low-emissivity coated glass products, such as Pilkington Optitherm™ S1 Plus, can achieve a U-Value as low as 0.5 W/m 2 K in triple glazing, meaning they help buildings retain more warmth and are ideal for preventing heat from escaping during cold weather.

Pilkington energiKare™ Range

Pilkington energiKare™ is the name given to our range of double and triple glazing used to improve the thermal efficiency of homes. It reduces the amount of heat lost through your windows and can also allow more heat energy from the sun in through the glass.

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 30 years and easily stocked, processed and installed, it has become the trusted solution for meeting Building Regulations concerning energy efficiency.

How the right glazing can boost energy performance in ... - Pilkington

Thermal Insulation. Pilkington Optifloat ... If this is not possible, another option is a product such as Pilkington Spacia™, a vacuum insulating glass that uses a vacuum rather than an air- or gas-filled cavity to deliver the same benefits as a high-performance DGU in the same thickness as single glazing. In addition, as sound transmission ...

New Pilkington Activ Suncool™ Pro T brings a clean, cool and tough ...

It’s a high-performance solution particularly well-suited to atriums, facades and glass roofs in commercial buildings – areas that can be difficult to reach for cleaning and can contribute to overheating. It’s also a low-emissivity product with a Ug value of just 1.0 W/m 2 K.

The crucial role of glazing in energy efficient homes - Pilkington

This offers the thermal performance of double glazing while being just 6.5mm thick – the same width as single glazing – meaning it’s possible to upgrade a home’s insulation – and its acoustic performance – without affecting aesthetics or undertaking costly structural work. Making the home of the future a reality

Product Finder - Pilkington

Pilkington Optitherm™ S1 Plus is an off-line coated, single stock product, offering superior thermal insulation performance with Ug-value of 1.0. Pilkington OptiView™ Pilkington OptiView™ is a monolithic glass with a low reflective coating on one surface, which reduces visible light reflectance and allows more visible light to pass through when compared to clear float glass with 8% light reflectance as standard.

A hot topic: preventing homes from overheating - Pilkington

Preventing overheating is technically challenging as it involves the thermal mass of the building, ventilation levels and the type of glass, among other considerations too. The report acknowledges the importance of the g value; the total amount of the sun's energy passing through the glazing, when selecting a type of glass.

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