Is Planitherm glass any good?

Energy Standard All Planitherm’s glazing options have excellent energy efficiency. This includes an argon gas filled cavity and warm edge spacers for enhanced insulation. Their Energy Standard glass is coated to retain the warmth of the sun and prevent heat escaping from your home.

What is Planitherm glass?

Planitherm is thermally insulated glass. It uses the latest advances in glazing technology to coat the surface of the glass with a high performance thermally insulating layer, and this will, of course, lead to savings in heating bills for your home. It´s known as low-emissivity glass, or low-E glass, for short.

Where is Planitherm glass made?

Planitherm is made at our UK site at Eggborough in Yorkshire, in a way that’s as environmentally conscious as possible. We’re the first glass manufacturer to evaluate our environmental impact through the entire life of our products. We use sand sourced in the UK and, on average, 30% recycled glass in every sheet.

Is Planitherm glass toughened?

Toughened Glass SGG PLANITHERM TOTAL+ is the first low-E glass of its kind that exists as a single version for both annealed and toughened requirements.

Is Planitherm glass tinted?

No tint to the glass – unlike traditional low-E coatings that suffer from a yellowish tint, SGG PLANITHERM looks very clear. This means your curtains or Georgian Bars will not look dirty or discoloured.

What is Planitherm low-E glass?

PLANITHERM is a high performing low emissive coated glass for insulating glass units. It is made of a clear glass on which magnetron sputtering under vacuum deposits a thin transparent coating. The coating reflects the far infrared radiation which limits the heat transfer by radiation.

What is Planitherm 4S glass?

PLANITHERM 4S is a new concept glass for conservatories that has both high performance low-e properties but also solar control. Use of PLANITHERM 4S throughout a conservatory maximises the chances of being cool in the summer and warm in the winter.

What is Pilkington K glass?

Pilkington K Glass™ is the UK’s leading thermal glass brand. Established for over 30 years and easily stocked, processed and installed, it has become the trusted solution for meeting Building Regulations concerning energy efficiency.

What is U value of Planitherm glass?

PLANITHERM ONE is an extremely versatile low-E solution suitable for a wide range of applications: Commercial New Build and Renovation Solutions: Façades and windows….End-users / clients.

Indoor Reflectance (LRi) 23%
Solar Factor (g-value*) 54%
Shading Coefficient 0.62
U-value in W/m2K Air 1.3

What is Pilkington soft coat?

Pilkington K Glass™ S is a single stock, soft coated glass which can be used in annealed form or toughened, resulting in a product with the same thermal performance and neutral appearance.

What is Low E Pilkington glass?

Low-e glass such as Pilkington K Glass™ or Pilkington Optitherm™ has an invisible coating which dramatically reduces heat transfer and reflects interior heat back into your room. Unfortunately, many older double glazed units do not contain low-emissivity glass and are therefore not energy-efficient.

What is Planitherm Total Plus?

PLANITHERM TOTAL+ is a revolutionary high performance thermally insulating (low-E) glass that has been optimised to help windows achieve the highest Window Energy Ratings (WERs).

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