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NGA celebrates 2023 as a year of new initiatives, resources and commitments to the glass and fenestration industries.
During the GIMAV Shareholders’ Meeting on January 17, the 2023 preliminary figures for the Glass Processing Technology Sector, compiled by the GIMAV Study Center, were presented.
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This PCR for Fenestration Systems provides manufacturers with the base document needed to develop Environmental Product Declarations (EPDs).
Glass for Europe participated in the Glass Conference organized by the National Glass Association (NGA) from February 5 to 8 in Charleston (SC).
Energy Star, a trusted symbol for energy efficiency, extends its influence on windows, offering consumers a reliable benchmark for making environmentally conscious choices.
Transitioning energy intensive industries towards 2040 urgently requires the currently missing enabling conditions for a European business case.
Volunteer Celebration Dinner during NGA Glass Conference honors volunteerism and industry commitment.
On 6 February, the European Commission presented its proposal for an ambitious 90% reduction in greenhouse gas emissions by 2040.
British Glass releases policy position document outlining contributions and challenges of UK glass sector.
DOE collaboration, Glass & Glazing Advocacy Days, and laminating best practices top the agenda
In the ever-evolving landscape of sustainable living and energy efficiency, the Glass for Europe manifesto for 2024-2029 emerges as a guiding light towards a greener future.
FGIA Annual Conference will focus on glass topics, issues around architecture, sustainability, and advances in industry research.
The European Commission’s Joint Research Centre started the year with the publication of a study on Techno-economic and environmental assessment of construction and demolition waste management in the EU.
On Capitol Hill, member companies directly engage with government officials on industry priorities.
EPPA welcomes Drutex, CNC Recycling and EPPA Deutschland as new members in 2024.
The California Glass Association hosted a well-attended meeting on January 18, held at PRL Glass and Aluminum Systems in the City of Industry, CA.
Over four days, from 15 to 18 January, the Belgian Presidency of the Council of the EU organised the Renovation Week in Brussels.
A focus on high-performance glazing
The highlights of 2023, including the most popular news articles and blog posts, are being shared.
To better direct all sustainable investments, the EU taxonomy criteria for windows must be further refined.
In 2023 Sparklike did a customer survey to understand its customers better. This included insight how Sparklike devices are perceived and what are the drivers to purchase.
Glass for Europe has produced a paper on the possibilities and constraints related to the practices of reuse and remanufacturing of flat glass.
On 13 December, a political agreement was reached by the EU Parliament, the Council of the EU, and the EU Commission, on the revision of the Construction Products Regulation (CPR).