Green & Sustainable Building

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Laser finishing can be used to produce custom, functional and decorative glass products.
Corporate and Social Responsibility are a must have in every Mappi choice.
The JaBee Tower, which has been erected in the town of Dübendorf (Switzerland), is currently the highest residential building in Switzerland. It was designed by the Swiss company sattlerpartner architekten+planer.
Discover the projects already benefiting from Tvitec’s glass solutions and innovations.
Yesterday, the European Commission released the update of the EU Industrial Strategy, firstly published in March 2020, just before the explosion of the COVID19 pandemic.
Glass Futures has appointed Italian glass engineers Stara Glass S.p.A to design its 30tonne/pd experimental Research & Development furnace.
As part of a wide a varied programme of topics and subjects that will be covered at the FENEX main event in September, one of the central pillars to the show will be a focus on fenestration sector sustainability and energy efficiency. 
In observance of Earth Day, Vitro is recognizing its growth as an environmentally-focused business.
Glass for Europe has always been clear that high-performance glazing is essential for Europe to move towards climate neutrality. This EU Taxonomy classification comes as a fair recognition of the instrumental role our sector plays in this transition.
British Glass, the representative body for the UK glass industry, has joined over 40 companies in signing an open letter to government on the importance of linking the new UK Emissions Trading System (ETS) with the EU’s.
Solarban® R77 glass reveals new design possibilities with its neutral-reflective, soft silver-blue aesthetic.
CO2 efficiency and protection against climate consequences with sustainable windows and building elements
The Panel on the Modern Glass Materials as a Tool to Adapt to Climate Change and Improve Energy Efficiency of the Russian Economy place on the first day of the Mir Stekla 2021 international exhibition.
SOLARBAN glasses promote healing at Jersey Shore University Medical Center’s Healing Outpatient Experience (H.O.P.E.) Tower
In this session led by John Peterson, participants learned the latest on sustainability demands and the popular ways buildings are being designed to surpass the highest sustainability and energy-efficiency benchmarks.
SOLARBAN 70 glass helped the Newport Beach’s Environmental Nature Center earn a coveted spot on the 2020 American Institute of Architects Committee on the Environment Top Ten Awards list.

Articles

Sustainability and the circular economy are increasingly influencing work and production processes in glass manufacturing, too.
Noise as one of the major pollutants in our environment and society
The laserbird is a universal tool, making it the perfect choice for a broad portfolio of customers, applications and glass products.
Solar glass is used as glazing for solar devices like photovoltaic modules and solarthermal collectors. In many dry regions dust accumulation lead to extreme efficiency losses due to soiling, up to -80% in 6 month.
Contemporary architectural transparency (understood as the optical property of the material) is constantly being redefined and, over the last decade, new design trends have developed related to transparent façades in architecture.
The integration of smart glazing and adaptive façade in buildings can lead to large performance improvements and added functionality compared to conventional static building envelope systems.
Insulating glass has been used around the world in applications ranging from family homes to high-scale construction.
As a modern society, we’re spending about 90% of our time indoors – at home, in offices or commuting. How is it possible to get access to daylight, when we can’t naturally be outside? By making buildings more transparent.
Fundamentals of Sound Transmission and Acoustic Interlayers
The reduction of greenhouse gases is one of the most important goals of the international climate policy. Today, roughly one third of all greenhouse gas emissions is created by urban population.
This paper will discuss the psychology of perception, threshold, and emotion in interior glass design.
Windows have always been at the intersection of various technologies and architectural processes that evolved in parallel and often intertwined.

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