Glass Consumption in Green Buildings to Go Up

Glass consumption in the green buildings and solar photovoltaic industry is set to grow rapidly as modern offices and homes are constructed, according to All India Glass Manufacturers’ Federation.The use of glass has increased lately as new buildings seek to bring energy savings.

Its usage has become integral part of new buildings as opposed to conventional approach to construction where brick and cement were mainly used and glass usage was relatively low.


600450 Glass Consumption in Green Buildings to Go Up
Date: 2 July 2012

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