Sustainability - Pilkington

Sustainability Glass has a major part to play in society's efforts to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and to mitigate the effects of climate change. We aim to be the global leader in innovative high-performance glass and glazing solutions, contributing to energy conservation and generation, working safely and ethically.

Sustainability FAQs - Pilkington

To achieve maximum sustainability products should be reused at the end of their initial usage life and then if this is not practicable the product or the component materials should be reused or recycled. This is known as the reuse recycling hierarchy.

Green Resources - Pilkington

Sustainability; Green Resources; Green Resources USGBC LEED® In every region of the world in which we operate, the need to save energy and reduce CO2 emissions has never been as important as it is today. Buildings account for almost 50 percent of the energy consumed in developed countries. People, companies and communities are searching for ...

Our Solar Commitment -

Sustainability Our commitment to solar energy runs deep. We partnered with Hull & Associates to develop a 250 kilowatt, one-acre solar photovoltaic energy array at our Research and Development facility in Northwood, Ohio.

Glass and Solar Energy - Pilkington

Sustainability; Glass and Solar Energy; Glass & Solar Energy Glass is an integral and important element of photovoltaic solar panels. To increase efficiency, low-iron glass, which is more expensive, but clearer than ordinary glass, is increasingly specified. Anti-reflective coatings can also increase the amount of usable solar energy.

Solar Energy - Pilkington

Pilkington Optiwhite™ for Solar Applications. Pilkington Optiwhite™ is a range of extra clear low-iron float glass products with very high solar transmittance, offering improved solar energy conversion and consistent performances.. Pilkington Sunplus™. Pilkington Sunplus™ is a glass specifically developed for crystalline silicon photovoltaics.. NSG TEC™ for Solar Applications

Pilkington Pyrolytic Advantage

For years, glass manufacturers and fabricators have been changing the appearance and performance properties of float glass by applying coatings to it.

Pilkington Energy Advantage™

Overview. Pilkington Energy Advantage™ is a pyrolitically on-line coated low-emissivity glass. It offers substantial improvement on thermal insulation when compared to clear float glass. It is also characterized by high solar heat gain, which means that as well as retaining heating warmth in a room, it allows high level of solar energy to enter, for warmer and brighter interiors, and reduced ...

Pilkington EverGreen™

Overview. Pilkington EverGreen™ sets standards of quality, aesthetics and performance for green body-tinted glass. It offers solar control characteristics and high selectivity. Pilkington EverGreen™ provides high light transmittance when compared to other tinted float glasses while still providing solar control, resulting in a high selective glass. The solar control properties and color ...