Solar control

Continuous innovation and a new generation of high-performance solar control coatings have delivered a step-change in IGU performance.

Offering a choice of solar control products from Saint Gobain and Pilkington, our experienced team can work with you to develop an IGU specification that delivers exceptional year-round performance.

Saint Gobain Planitherm SGG COOL-LITE solar control glass

Ideally suited to applications requiring a high light transmittance, low g-value and excellent neutrality, our Solar Control offer from Saint Gobain includes SGG COOL-LITE SKN 176. It’s available in 4mm, 6mm, 8mm and 10mm thicknesses.

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Saint Gobain Planitherm 4S solar control glass

Developed especially for conservatory glazing applications Planitherm 4S combines excellent solar control, reduced glare, bio-clean technologies and enhanced thermal insulation. This includes reflection of 71% of solar heat gain as a conservatory roof glazing system and 57% in windows and doors, while delivering a u-value of 1.0W/m2K.

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Pilkington Activ Solar Control glass

The first dual-action self-cleaning glass, the Pilkington Activ range also features a wide choice of solar control products including Activ SunCool and Activ SunShade, developed to significantly reduce solar gain. Its suitable for manufacture in combination with Pilkington K Glass, Energy Advantage and highly popular Optitherm options. It’s available in 4, 6 and 10mm options.

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In-house expertise and support

We underpin our product offer with industry leading support, with an expert in-house team combining decades of experience. This includes expert advice and support on a wide variety of specifications from acoustic and security glass, through to fire rated glass and glazing.

Sealed unit supply integrated with your systems

All IGUs supplied by Padiham Glass are bar-coded and scanned at each stage of production. Supplied with edge labels simplifying customer handling, we can also work with you to integrate IGU supply with your own systems, delivery schedules, bringing a new level of partnership to IGU supply.