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Thermal Insulation - Pilkington

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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

Frequently Asked Questions - Thermal Insulation

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Triple glazing can be used to create more opportunities for solar control and thermal performance but it is heavier, thicker and offers little in terms of acoustic performance. In most cases adequate performance can be achieved with double glazing.

Know-how: thermal insulation glazing can benefit ...

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Phil Brown, European regulatory marketing manager at Pilkington United Kingdom Limited, part of the NSG Group, explains thermal-insulation glass and how it can benefit facilities managers. Interestingly, more than 25% of the heat from most buildings escapes through the windows – 90% of this through the glass itself.

Double Glazed Insulating Units - Pilkington

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Double Glazed Insulating Units can be incorporated into the Pilkington Planar ™ System to give better thermal insulation: Generally they comprise of: an outer pane of 10,12, 15 or 19 mm thick glass. the airspace width is 16 mm the optimum for thermal insulation. an inner pane of 6mm thick glass. Laminated glass can be incorporated into the Insulating Glass Units.

Piecing it together: understanding thermal breakages

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Thermal Insulation. Pilkington Optifloat ... Thermal fractures tend to start from the edge of the glass and at 90 degrees to it. For this reason, it is often difficult to identify a thermal fracture without deglazing the system, as the evidence can be hidden within the rebate of the frame.

Freeze your bills how thermal glazing helps buildings ...

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This can be achieved in one product such as Pilkington Suncool™ – in an Insulating Glass Unit (IGU) to avoid buildings overheating during the warmer summer months.

Pilkington K Glass™ Range

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Meets and exceeds the latest Building Regulations concerning energy efficiency for homes when combined in an Insulating Glass Unit with a suitable window frame; Saves you money on heating bills as less energy is required to maintain a comfortable temperature; Reduces unsightly internal condensation

Piecing it together: understanding thermal breakages

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When a pane of glass in a window breaks spontaneously, the cause can often appear to be a mystery. Phil Brown, European regulatory marketing manager at Pilkington United Kingdom Limited, examines what causes glass breakages and explains how those across the construction supply chain can mitigate the risk.