Pilkington Profilit can be filled with Lumira® aerogel, a new class of lightweight insulation material produced by Cabot Corporation which is ideally suited for daylighting design. The exceptional thermal performance of Lumira aerogel helps increase energy efficiency. Lumira aerogel also promotes soft, even light dispersion, reduces unwanted noise and resists condensation. TGP is the exclusive supplier of Lumira aerogel for channel glass systems.
|Increases Light Diffusion:
||Eliminates glare, allows soft, even, light dispersion
|Improves Acoustic Performance:
||Minimizes unwanted noise
|Exceptional Thermal Performance:
||Reduces heat loss and minimizes solar heat gain
||Maintains performance over time
||Prohibits growth of mold, mildew and fungus
|Provides Green Solutions:
||Reduces building design loads and conserves energy
|Adheres to Guidelines:
||Meets and exceeds strict building codes
See Pilkington Profilit Insulation product page for more information.
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Pilkington Profilit should be installed in accordance with approved shop drawings -- plumb, level, square and free from warp or twist while maintaining dimensional tolerances and alignment with surrounding construction.
Erect framing, vinyl spacer and glass in accordance with manufacturer's printed installation instructions. Seal glass units continuously on both sides of glass between frame and glass and between linear glass units. Install perimeter joint sealant and backing materials between assemblies and adjacent construction.
Pilkington Profilit has been tested to meet the following standards: AAMA 501.4, AAMA 101, AAMA 1801-97, AAMA/NWWDA 101/1, S.297, ASTM F 588-97, NFRC 100-97, ANSI Z97.1-1984, CPSC 16CFR 1201, Category II (with safety film). All testing carried out by Architectural Testing Inc., York, PA. Formal test reports are available by contacting Technical Glass Products.
Perimeter Framing System
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