Product Categories Solar Control Reduces solar heat gain and offers high levels of natural light to provide comfortable and pleasant environments in which to live and work. Thermal Insulation Improves the energy efficiency of domestic or commercial buildings whilst enabling the extensive use of glass and the benefit of passive solar gain. Fire Protection Provides passive protection from the effects of fire for up to 180 minutes allowing maximum use of natural light and enabling all areas of a building to be occupied. Noise Control Reduces the noise inside a building to acceptable levels without sacrificing daylight. Safety/Security Provides impact or impact and penetration resistance to protect people from accidental injury, deliberate attack and damage from criminal activity. Self-Cleaning Reduces the need for cleaning exterior glazing through a dual-action coating. It uses daylight and rain to break down and wash away organic dirt. Decoration An extensive choice of decorative options to provide style and privacy with maximum light. Glass Systems The Pilkington Planar™ system is the world’s market leader for structural glazing systems. Special Applications Offers solutions to specific requirements for glass in buildings. Solar Energy Glass for maximising solar energy conversion.