Planitherm Glass Range

When it comes to replacing the windows within any residential or commercial property, the glass installed will make the world of difference. Typically making up 70% of the window, the glass used is completely responsible for the level of thermal efficiency, security, and flow of light. Emplas can offer these modern glazing options from Planitherm which combine unique coatings and laminated layers to offer three distinct models of glass.
As the first manufacturer to evaluate the environmental impact of their glass by considering the entire lifetime of the product, Planitherm endeavor to be as environmentally conscious as possible. Using sand sourced in the UK and utilise on average 30% of recycled glass in every sheet they manufacture. The Planitherm range consists of the Energy Standard, Comfort and Comfort Plus options.

Comfort Plus

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Planitherm Energy Standard glass is designed to provide outstanding energy efficiency. The clear microscopic coating on the inner pane of this glass allows higher levels of warmth and light into the room, maximizing on capturing heat from natural sunlight. This coating also prevents up to 56% more internal heat escaping than older models of double glazing. Customers will benefit from the installation of windows featuring Planitherm Energy Standard glass as it will guarantee to lower energy bills and reduce the carbon footprint of any property. Energy Standard double glazing from Planitherm combats the challenge of the rising energy prices and works to keep homes warm even in the coldest winter months.

Comfort Plus

For the perfect balance of light, warmth and comfort.

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Efficient Glazing

All three glass packages in the Planitherm range can be installed as either a double or triple glazing application based on the requirements on any project. Energy efficiency is a key benefit of all three glazing options and can be further improved with the choice of frame and the installation process. Planitherm glass can be used to achieve the most impressive Window Energy Ratings, only increasing the levels of comfort experienced. Depending on the glazing option chosen, Plantithem glass can retain warmth, capturing and controlling the level of heat from outside. Customers’ homes will be transformed with windows featuring these glass options, making spaces brighter, more comfortable and certainly more efficient.

Security
Impressive Security

Both the Comfort and Comfort Plus glazing options include a special laminated layer, making the glass much harder to break. Designed to protect against even the most determined burglar attempts, this glass easily meets official ‘Secured by Design’ standards when it is used in an approved frame. When combined with installer frames featuring high-performance multi-point locks and robust hardware, this glass will make an incredible difference to the security of any home. This level of enhanced security is also met by impressive noise reduction. Homeowners living in particularly noisy areas can enjoy the ultimate sanctuary within their property with this glass as it provides 20% better noise reduction.

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Quality Assured

All Planitherm glass is manufactured by Saint-Gobain, Europe’s leading manufacturer of float glass. Installers can be confident that they will be offering their customers industry-leading glazing as a component of their windows and doors. Planitherm glass packages exceed the UK energy standards and Building Regulations, offer outstanding performance. Choosing to install this double or triple glazing will mean benefiting from the same glass used in the iconic ‘Gerkin’ in London. Planitherm glass is manufactured in the UK on a site in Eggborough, Yorkshire. The first glass manufacturer to evaluate the environmental impact through the entire life of their products. Using sand sourced in the UK and, on average, 30% recycled glass in every sheet.

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Comfort

Comfort


Offering exceptional security levels and noise reduction properties, Comfort glass from Planitherm has all the benefits and features of the Energy Standard glass but with a built-in transparent layer to provide further reinforcement. Installers can offer Planitherm Comfort glass to homeowners that are seeking noise reduction, enhanced security and protection against fading furniture. This double glazing is the perfect solution for homeowners who live on busy roads or close to other disturbing sounds. The noise control glazing of this glass is perfect for bedroom windows, ensuring a peaceful night’s sleep due to the built-in acoustic layer which provides 20% better noise reduction than older double glazed units.

Comfort

Choose better security and better sleep.

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Efficient Glazing

All three glass packages in the Planitherm range can be installed as either a double or triple glazing application based on the requirements on any project. Energy efficiency is a key benefit of all three glazing options and can be further improved with the choice of frame and the installation process. Planitherm glass can be used to achieve the most impressive Window Energy Ratings, only increasing the levels of comfort experienced. Depending on the glazing option chosen, Plantithem glass can retain warmth, capturing and controlling the level of heat from outside. Customers’ homes will be transformed with windows featuring these glass options, making spaces brighter, more comfortable and certainly more efficient.

Security
Impressive Security

Both the Comfort and Comfort Plus glazing options include a special laminated layer, making the glass much harder to break. Designed to protect against even the most determined burglar attempts, this glass easily meets official ‘Secured by Design’ standards when it is used in an approved frame. When combined with installer frames featuring high-performance multi-point locks and robust hardware, this glass will make an incredible difference to the security of any home. This level of enhanced security is also met by impressive noise reduction. Homeowners living in particularly noisy areas can enjoy the ultimate sanctuary within their property with this glass as it provides 20% better noise reduction.

Furniture
Quality Assured

All Planitherm glass is manufactured by Saint-Gobain, Europe’s leading manufacturer of float glass. Installers can be confident that they will be offering their customers industry-leading glazing as a component of their windows and doors. Planitherm glass packages exceed the UK energy standards and Building Regulations, offer outstanding performance. Choosing to install this double or triple glazing will mean benefiting from the same glass used in the iconic ‘Gerkin’ in London. Planitherm glass is manufactured in the UK on a site in Eggborough, Yorkshire. The first glass manufacturer to evaluate the environmental impact through the entire life of their products. Using sand sourced in the UK and, on average, 30% recycled glass in every sheet.

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Energy Standard

Comfort Plus


Comfort Plus glass from Planitherm provides an exceptional balance of all performance values, offering customers industry-leading energy efficiency, noise reduction, enhanced security and protection from UV rays. This glass installation will also protect against overheating and is therefore perfect for rooms with large glazing areas, keeping out 50% of the sun’s heat. With a built-in transparent layer, Comfort Plus can even protect against the fading of furniture, blocking 99% of damaging UV rays. This glass is particularly suited for South and West facing rooms with sunny aspects or areas such as bi-fold and patio doors.

Energy Standard

Keep your home warm and comfortable.

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Efficient Glazing

All three glass packages in the Planitherm range can be installed as either a double or triple glazing application based on the requirements on any project. Energy efficiency is a key benefit of all three glazing options and can be further improved with the choice of frame and the installation process. Planitherm glass can be used to achieve the most impressive Window Energy Ratings, only increasing the levels of comfort experienced. Depending on the glazing option chosen, Plantithem glass can retain warmth, capturing and controlling the level of heat from outside. Customers’ homes will be transformed with windows featuring these glass options, making spaces brighter, more comfortable and certainly more efficient.

How Planitherm glass is made.

Planitherm Glass FAQ's

Here are some answers to the frequently asked questions we receive regarding the Planitherm Glass Range.

1 - Are the coatings and laminated layers on the glass permanent?

Yes. The coating is permanent, invisible and hermetically sealed within the glass unit so will last the lifetime of the window. For product options that include a laminated layer, the layer is permanently adhered between two panes of glass.

2 - Can Planitherm glass be fitted in any type of window frame?

Yes, all Planitherm Comfort glazing options can be included in any size of double glazed window unit and used with all popular frame materials and types, including UPVC, wood and aluminium. Members of the Planitherm Network are installers who can provide you with comprehensive advice and installation expertise.

3 - What does this performance mean to me in real terms?

By switching from older-style, non-coated double glazing to one of the new Planitherm Comfort glazing options, you can benefit from; over 50% improved energy efficiency, enhanced security, up to a 20% reduction in noise, furniture fade protection and a reduction in overheating for large glazed areas, with the Comfort Plus option blocking out 50% of external heat from the sun.

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Improved Thermal Efficiency

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Lower Energy Bills

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Meets High-Security Standards

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Protects Against Burglary and Vandalism

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'Secured by Design' Standard

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Reduces Unwanted Noise

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Minimises Furniture Fading

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Blocks UV Rays

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Control of Internal Temperature

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Double and Triple Glazing

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Environmentally Conscious

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Compatible With All Framing Options

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