Green & Sustainable Building

News

POLFLAM partner GLOBSPEED earns PEFC certification for sustainable wood packaging.
Saint-Gobain Glass receives the latest Cradle to Cradle Certified® certification version 4.0 for its glass products
Twenty years ago, Formator began producing safety laminated glass. Since then, its products have reached over 40 countries worldwide from Croatia.
NorthGlass tempering furnace delivers stable production of 1.6mm semi-tempered photovoltaic glass for sustainable energy growth.
The flat glass sector participated in the event with the presence of Jean-Marc Meunier, CEO of AGC Glass Europe, and Bertrand Cazes, Secretary General of both Glass for Europe and Glass Alliance Europe.
The facility will be the first-of-its-kind in the country to use recycled materials from retired solar panels to make new solar glass.
Secondary glazing involves installing an additional windowpane on an existing window to improve insulation.
This PCR for Fenestration Systems provides manufacturers with the base document needed to develop Environmental Product Declarations (EPDs).
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.
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.
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.
GMIC is pleased to announce that it has been selected by the U.S. Department of Energy to receive $3 million in funding to research advanced electric melting in glass manufacturing.
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.
Gas-fill and its impact on Insulating Glass Units (IGUs) primarily revolve around the use of inert gases, such as argon or krypton, to enhance the thermal performance of windows.

Articles

This paper will review the impact of silicones at various levels of a sustainable design.
First valid steps on the pathway to better re-utilization of glass elements
This paper seeks to understand the outstanding questions around the potential carbon consequences and benefits of using insulating glass units (IGU) in facades.
The authors present results achieved in a roll-to-roll deposition process of vanadium oxide on flexible glass of 0.1 mm thickness.
At present, widespread energy innovations in terms of optimizing both the on-site distributed energy generation and the energy use intensity are urgently required in the built environment and in agricultural production facilities.
Read more about Antti Aronen's presentation at Glass Performance Days (GPD) 2023, "An enhanced model of thermomechanical loading on a Vacuum Insulated Glazing".
The main objective of this paper was to assess the performance of a new WFG-unitized facade as a high-performance envelope with dynamic thermal properties.
In this article, Mika gives our readers some expert advice on improving energy efficiency in safety glass manufacturing.
In the latest Glastory blog post, Antti Aronen introduces how the complexity of automotive windshields and sunroofs has significantly increased with evolving modern car designs.
Christoph Timm, Principal at SOM New York, shared insights on decarbonizing the built environment and the evolving landscape of sustainable construction.
This study provides important design guidance to the Photovoltaic (PV) solar panel development efforts using the finite element based computations of the PV module under the mechanical loadings.
This paper reports on the spectrophotometric characterization of glazings transmittance for the study of components of a modular façade system and its suitability for the climate of Portugal.

COMPANIES

2200 W. Salzburg Rd.
Auburn , MI 48611
United States

Via dell'Industria 5
30010 Campagna Lupia VE
Italy

Products