Windows - Pilkington

Windows. Glass can enhance your windows in more ways than you might imagine. Our wide range of glass can be used in various ways in an IGU (insulating glass unit) to help achieve improved window performance, as well as aesthetic enhancement to any style of home. Replacing or installing new windows provides the opportunity for you to enhance your home not only in terms of appearance, but in terms of energy performance and comfort, improved noise insulation, improved security, and even lower ...

The Biggest Plate Glass Window Ever – 1950 - Pilkington

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 ...

Window Energy Ratings - Pilkington

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

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 ...

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.

A window on wellbeing - Pilkington

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.

The crucial role of glazing in energy efficient homes

To avoid completely replacing these windows – and potentially interfering with the properties’ unique architectural appeal –ultra-thin Vacuum Insulating Glass (VIG), such as Pilkington Spacia™, may work best. 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 ...

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

The absence of windows in offices has been connected to higher stress levels and increased absences. This will be delivered in the form of an increased importance on good air quality and ventilation in the design of buildings. Capitalising on the opportunity.

Pilkington Decorative Glass Range

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.

Pilkington United Kingdom Limited Launch #MyWindowSeat ...

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