| By way of the Renovation Wave, the European Commission aims to at least double renovation rates in the next ten years and make sure renovations lead to higher energy efficiency.
| High-quality glazing requires high-quality systems for the quality control of glass.
| The concrete’s dark tint highlights the transparency of the 6,000 sqms of Guardian SunGuard SN 51/28 used in the project’s generous glazed curtain wall.
| 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.
| 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.
| 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
| 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.
| Sustainable sourcing of high-quality sand for industrial use
| 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.