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Window Energy Ratings - Pilkington

https://www.pilkington.com/en-gb/uk/householders/types-of-glass/energy-efficient-glass/window-energy-ratings

The Window Energy Rating (WER) tells you how energy-efficient your windows are. The rating system is based on a scale of E to A++, with A++ windows being the most energy-efficient. The scheme is similar to those seen on household appliances, white goods and light bulbs. Benefits of installing energy rated windows:

Window Energy Ratings - Pilkington

https://www.pilkington.com/en-gb/uk/architects/glass-information/energycontrolthermalsolarproperties/window-energy-ratings

Window Energy Ratings tell you how energy-efficient your windows are. The rating system is based on a scale of A ++ to G, with A ++ rated windows being the most energy-efficient. The scheme is similar to the energy ratings you will find on household appliances, white goods and light bulbs. Considering the fact that up to 25% of the heat within most homes escapes through the windows, it’s easy to see why more and more people are opting for A-rated windows by installing energy-efficient ...

The Biggest Plate Glass Window Ever – 1950 - Pilkington

https://www.pilkington.com/en-gb/uk/news-insights/archived-blogs/the-biggest-plate-glass-window-ever-1950

How it was done? On the 15th October 1950, the manufacture of 20 large glass ‘blanks’ started, from which the large window was to be cut. With each piece measuring 70ft in length, the glass panes were carefully manoeuvred through the factory under the watchful eye of Pilkington Polishing and Quality Experts, Bill Clarke and Fred Fairclough, who the next morning successfully managed to ...

A window on wellbeing - Pilkington

https://www.pilkington.com/en-gb/uk/news-insights/featured-articles/a-window-on-wellbeing

A string of studies going back many decades has demonstrated the beneficial effect of exposure to natural light on our health, happiness and productivity, and designing more and bigger windows into buildings is the way to deliver this.

Window shopping could advanced glazing save the high street - Pilkington

https://www.pilkington.com/en-gb/uk/news-insights/featured-articles/window-shopping-could-advanced-glazing-save-the-high-street

Window shopping is a key part of the customer journey, so shop windows must evolve, doing away with the issues that have plagued window displays in the past such as poor visibility in sunny conditions.

Pilkington Decorative Glass Range

https://www.pilkington.com/en-gb/uk/householders/decorative-glazing

Pilkington Texture Glass Warwick™ is a random pattern which has implications when cutting the glass down into finished sizes. If a pane is small enough, potentially there could be no evidence of the pattern at all. Therefore it is important when cutting and optimising this glass that the overall appearance of the finished pane is considered so that the design is central to the pane.

How does it work? - Pilkington

https://www.pilkington.com/en-gb/uk/householders/types-of-glass/self-cleaning-glass/how-does-it-work

If the thought of spending endless hours cleaning windows puts you off building a new conservatory or installing skylights then self-cleaning glass is precisely what you need. View this demonstration video to gain a better understanding of how self-cleaning glass works with the forces of nature to keep your glass cleaner.

Revised EU energy efficiency rules have opened a window of ... - Pilkington

https://www.pilkington.com/en-gb/uk/news-insights/featured-articles/eu-energy-efficiency-rules-have-opened-a-window-of-opportunity-for-the-glass-and-glazing-industry-np

The support for replacement of outdated windows and glazing during renovations will help raise awareness among national governments about the contribution energy efficient glazing can make towards the energy and climate objectives set out in the EPBD.

A glass and glazing safety standard is changing, but what ... - Pilkington

https://www.pilkington.com/en-gb/uk/news-insights/featured-articles/a-glass-and-glazing-safety-standard-is-changing-but-what-does-it-mean-for-the-industry

Phil Brown, European regulatory marketing manager at Pilkington United Kingdom Limited, part of the NSG Group, discusses the revision of BS 6262, a key document for the glass and glazing industry, and what implications it might have for manufacturers, fabricators, installers and designers.

Wind and Snow Load - Pilkington

https://www.pilkington.com/en-gb/uk/architects/glass-information/functions-of-glass/mechanicalfunctionsofglass/wind-and-snow-load

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