Noise Control - Pilkington

Noise Control Glass No matter where it originates, from railways, aircraft or factories, noise is all around. Future trend research suggests that traffic and noise in general will only get worse. The careful and considered selection of glass can be crucial in helping to reduce noise level and meet noise requirements.

Frequently Asked Questions - Noise Control

Yes, noise decays with distance. This can be calculated and factored into a calculation. The surrounding buildings can influence the noise level and road traffic noise can be a nuisance in tall buildings due to channeling effects and the incidence of the sound to the facade.

Noise control - Pilkington

Noise control If you live near a busy road, railway line or under a flight path you might wish to use glass to reduce the noise to an acceptable level. There are various ways this can be achieved depending on the reduction required including the use of specially developed laminated glass.

Noise control glazing: it’s all so quiet

Noise control glazing: it’s all so quiet. Featured Article. 21 Oct 2019 Noise pollution is a growing environmental issue in today’s towns and cities. In a bid to block out the noise from the busy streets and skies, local authorities increasingly recognise the need to provide better sound insulation in their residents’ homes.

Noise control - Pilkington

Noise control Specialist glass partitions can be an ideal means to protect areas from noise such as computer games or television. Glass can in effect be equivalent to a brick wall in terms of heat insulation, strength and noise reduction with the added benefit that it will look good either clear or with any of a wide range of Decorative effects.

Noise control - Pilkington

Noise control The benefits of installing a glass roof for your conservatory are tremendous. In the past, polycarbonate roofs were found to be very noisy when it rained and as well very difficult to clean. Glass provides an unobstructed view of your garden and is much less noisy and can now be self-cleaning as well.

Pilkington SaniTise™

Pilkington SaniTise™ is a transparent antimicrobial coated glass aimed at creating a healthier, cleaner, safer world. Naturally activated through UV exposure from daylight, the pyrolytic photocatalytic coating provides antimicrobial properties and activity against enveloped viruses on the glass surface.

The sky’s the limit: structural glazing and building design

Noise Control. Pilkington Optiphon ... Similarly, advances in coating technology mean that glass can increase a building’s energy-efficiency, helping to control its temperature or reduce glare. If the façade is south-facing, for example, solar control glass can help to prevent overheating inside a building, and reduce the expense of running ...

Guarding and protection: how to specify glass barriers

The use of glass barriers is a common feature of modern architecture. They are used in the stairways and atria of many commercial and residential properties to provide a striking and aesthetically pleasing alternative to traditional building materials such as brick or wood.

Solar control - Pilkington

Air conditioning has to control the solar load on the building as well as all the heat generated internally. By reducing the solar gain with solar control glass the air conditioning plant can be smaller and cheaper to run. The savings more than offset the additional cost of solar control glass.