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In a video statement published in reaction to the climate plan, Glass for Europe calls for concrete actions to take place, particularly when it comes to renovating Europe’s ageing buildings.
Since August 2020, a specific CAS number for soda-lime silicate glass has been created in the CAS registry.
Gas fill measurement of the future
On 31st of August 2020, Glass for Europe answered to the European Commission’s roadmap consultation on environmental product performances’ claims.
By improving its functioning and effectiveness, the CPR (Construction Products Regulation) has the potential to become a driver of sustainability in the building sector and will eventually complete the single market.
Glass for Europe, the trade association of Europe’s flat glass sector, is a firm believer in the added value of a single market for construction products.
Since all on-site GlassTrend events in 2020 are cancelled, the GlassTrend Board decided that a series of TEDx-like webinars will be organized during autumn of this year.
In the document released today, Glass for Europe calls on Member States to develop specific roadmaps for replacing single and early uncoated double glazing.
Glass for Europe answered to the Consultation on the Renovation Wave initiative for public and private buildings.
As part of the ongoing negotiations on Brexit, the UK and EU are seeking to agree on a Mutual Recognition Agreement (MRA) on conformity assessment covering the results of third-party conformity notified bodies.
While we witness a timid restarting of the economy, the level of activity in flat glass remains low.
Safeguarding an essential value-chain for Europe’s decarbonisation
Taking gas measurement further
Glass for Europe answered today to the European Commission consultation on of how to increase the EU 2030 emission reduction ambition.
Setting an EU-wide financial scheme and a dedicated roadmap for replacing old windows is a wise and easy step to make our buildings more energy-efficient and comfortable.
The European flat glass industry welcomes the European Union’s desire to engage in a Renovation Wave of public and private buildings and is ready to deliver the high-performance glazing EU buildings need to become carbon-neutral by 2050.
Over the years our Sparklike Handheld™ and Sparklike Laser™ devices have become the de facto world standard for gas fill measurement of IGUs.
Sustainable sourcing of high-quality sand for industrial use
The Vessel is an iconic structure and landmark built as part of the Hudson Yards redevelopment project in Manhattan, New York City.
On 10 March, the European Commission presented a New Industrial Strategy for Europe which Glass for Europe welcomed as a promising start to operationalize the carbon-neutrality agenda.
An EU recovery programme to boost Europe’s industrial base and meet the New Green Deal ambitions.
An exceptional yet essential option to cease production and preserve the industrial equipment.
On March 19th, during the last General Assembly of Glass for Europe, Philippe Bastien, Regional President, Building & Industrial Division of AGC Glass Europe, was elected Chairman of the Board of Directors of Glass for Europe.
Glaston Group has closed a deal for a FC Series tempering line with Dutch company Steinfort Glas, an expert in glass processing serving the construction, furniture, interior design as well as the automotive industries.