Green & Sustainable Building

News

For the construction, the planners chose four 8 mm thick Ultrastrong laminated safety panes from Glas Trösch to meet the structural requirements related to the storey height.
The Palm Tower, at the heart of Dubai's iconic Palm Jumeirah, will feature incredible views of the city due to it being entirely cladded in Pilkington Suncool™ glass.
The glass processor TVITEC supplied all the glazing in the building envelope, which, in addition to the high-performance glazing solutions, includes half a dozen large size panes that draw strong attention to the main facade.
The glazing specified in the buildings where we live and work can play an important role in reducing the health risk.
San Mateo building to offer breathtaking views amongst other major innovations.
Essential in bringing daylight into this resplendent family home were Glazing Vision’s Ridgeglaze roof light and modular Flushglaze fixed rooflight.
LARSON has led the way by certifying its interior and exterior storm window products, helping homeowners achieve energy savings and enhance the comfort of their homes.
The world’s largest convening of green building and sustainability leaders takes place Nov. 19-22; registration is now open.
Brazilian glass fabricator SER Glass, Research Frontiers and Israeli material science company Gauzy Ltd. bring high volume armored smart glass and other smart window products to Brazil.
Thanks to scientists based in South Yorkshire and 27 European partners working together on a £9million project, glass is helping to build a new highway to sustainability.
Another high-rise, this one hitting 30 stories, is headed for Downtown Raleigh.
Our Urbanscape Rock Mineral Wool is the first material in Europe certified by the new European version of DECLARE — a product label that demands all product ‘ingredients’ and related risks must be transparently revealed.
Hydro Building Systems Germany GmbH is a leading player when it comes to living trends of the future.
Soundproof windows help to reduce noise. With the patented air-lux sealing system, 100% soundproof windows are now also possible with large-surface sliding and lowering windows as well as pivot doors.
Neighborhood party celebrates plans for Südkreuz.
Eastman announces on August 5, 2019 the release of its 2019 sustainability report, Innovating. Accelerating. Enhancing.

Articles

Re-thinking the life-cycle of architectural glass brings together recent research into the economic, technical, environmental and logistical viability of closed-loop construction glass recycling.
Daylight control is a main resource of energy saving in buildings. Daylight control systems with mirror optics have the potential to save air conditioning due to the ability to reflect the solar rays back into the sky.
Along with the multifunctionality of the building skin, BIPV today involves a new aesthetics in contemporary architecture.
There have several type smart glass, what is the difference for different type? How can you know that and choose right?
Presented below are some of the special challenges facing the skilled glass-processing trades: many products are becoming smarter.
Glass is enhanced with added functions to form an integral part of the building network. We are still in the early stages of development.
A modular system allows you to create a larger design by joining glass panels together in a line.
This paper presents a case study of an adaptive sunscreen facade and evaluation of its performance and occupant behavior.
Glass has entered the sustainability vernacular in a big way, which is great news for builders.
To provide stiffness, shading and privacy with abundant daylight and a feeling of openness for restaurant extensions and an entrance canopy to a London hotel, we used glass sandwich panels with aluminium honeycomb core.
A sustainable office design has gone from a “nice-to-have” to a “must-have” achievement. The question is no longer if business will incorporate sustainable design, but when.
Read this guide for an in-depth look at the best in smart home technology for 2017.

COMPANIES

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Products

Suntuitive Dynamic Glass by Pleotint
Formator Ltd.
Vitro Architectural Glass (Formerly PPG Glass)
Sparklike Oy – Non-Destructive Argon Measurement