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There is still time to join Pilkington on the road as it tours the country to spread the word about its new energy efficient IGU - Pilkington energiKare™. Places are still available at the seminars, which will be held at locations across the UK throughout October, but attendees need to be quick as spaces are being snapped up fast.

At each of the seven events, window installers can be advised about the benefits of the product and how they can get involved in this exciting initiative. Andy McDowell, IGU Product Manager, will explain the background to the product and why both IGU manufacturers and window companies should get involved. Anne Quayle, Sales & Marketing Support Manager, will outline the substantial marketing campaign, including TV advertising, which will support Pilkington energiKare™ and introduce the new product to homeowners.

The full schedule of events is as follows:

  • York, Tuesday 9th October
  • Glasgow, Wednesday 10th October
  • Birmingham, Thursday 11th October
  • Bristol, Tuesday 16th October
  • Gatwick Airport, Wednesday 17th October
  • Manchester Airport, Thursday 18th October
  • Norwich, Tuesday 30th October

Andy McDowell said: “We can see from the numbers of people who have already signed up to the events that the level of interest in this new product is high. We are also receiving lots of questions about Pilkington energiKare™ and its applications. At the events we will be offering face to face information and advice, therefore responding to an individual’s needs quickly and effectively.”

Registering online is easy, visit www.pilkington.co.uk/energikareevent for details of locations and timings and to confirm your place. Alternatively you can email Pilkington@respond.uk.com or phone 01744 692000.

Pilkington energiKare™, in conjunction with most UK profile systems, allows window companies to easily achieve a Window Energy Rating (WER) of C or above. In this way, windows are then eligible to apply for Energy Saving Recommended status from the Energy Saving Trust.

Pilkington energiKareTM comprises 4mm Pilkington K GlassTM and 4mm Pilkington OptiwhiteTM and must be filled with argon gas, conforming to EN1279 Part 3. When combined using a standard aluminium spacer bar, rather than a more expensive warm edge spacer, it offers an easy to process, cost effective product that is readily available throughout the UK – both from Pilkington and from Pilkington energiKare™ Partner Processors. What’s more, with no significant process change for processors, Pilkington energiKareTM IGUs help window fabricators and installers achieve the inspirational band C rating, hassle free.

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NSG Group, the manufacturer of Pilkington glass in the UK, manufactures a wide range of float, coated, rolled, laminated and toughened glass products as well as its own range of high-performance insulating glass units. Glass is distributed direct to customers, either as stock or as bespoke processed products to meet their needs, either direct from St Helens or through its network of branches countrywide.

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