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Pilkington in the UK

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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 ...

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

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

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Thermal insulation is typically provided by double-glazing units containing one pane of low-e glass, with an inert gas such as argon (which has a much lower thermal conductivity than air), in the cavity. It is possible to achieve even higher levels of thermal insulation by specifying double glazing with a low-e coating on both surfaces 2 and 4.

Overheating in new domestic buildings

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To satisfy the above requirements, Pilkington offers a range of glass that can provide solar control and / or thermal insulation. This includes products that can achieve g values of 0.60 or lower, as stated in the simplified method.

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

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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.

Climate change and new building regulations drive ...

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Preparation for the changes was signalled by more than half (51%) of specifiers reporting increased demand for thermal insulation glass. Phil Brown, European regulatory marketing manager at Pilkington UK said: “Specifiers are acting now to equip buildings with the high-performance glazing that can help them to deliver sustainable energy ...

Overheating - Pilkington

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To satisfy the above requirements, Pilkington provides a range of glass products that can provide solar control and / or thermal insulation, such as Pilkington Suncool™ 70/35 These include products that can meet the low g value glazing requirement of a maximum 0.40 as stated in the simplified method.

About Fire Protection - Pilkington

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Development of glass types for the first transparent fire-resistant roof systems; construction of efficient production facilities on the Gelsenkirchen site; combinations of functional glass products for additional properties, such as safety, solar control and thermal insulation; major projects: "Bundestag" parliament buildings in Bonn, Hamburg publishers Gruner & Jahr and Terminal 2 at ...

Noise control glazing in residential properties

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Achieving improved sound insulation doesn’t mean home owners have to compromise on energy-efficient glazing, either. Pilkington Optiphon™ can be combined with other Pilkington products for a multi-functional noise reduction IGU providing additional benefits such as: thermal insulation, solar control and self-cleaning glass.

Overheating in New Dwellings in Wales

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To satisfy the above requirements, Pilkington provides a range of solar control glass that can provide solar control and / or thermal insulation. These include products that can meet the low g value glazing requirement of a maximum 0.40 as stated in mitigation approach 2 in Table 1 above.