Green & Sustainable Building

News

Pleotint, LLC is pleased to announce the winners of the 2019 Suntuitive® Dynamic Glass Awards. This prestigious honor recognizes superior achievement in the use of the innovative glass and glazing products from Suntuitive technology.
This article explores the role that acid-etched glass can play in dispersing natural light within a given space.
San Francisco Chronicle calls engineering marvel “the people’s choice”.
Guardian Glass Europe is pleased to announce that it has attained Bronze level Cradle to Cradle certification for three of its product families – float, coated and laminated glass – manufactured at eight of its European plants.
During the Fenestration and Glazing Industry Alliance (FGIA) inaugural 2020 Annual Conference, the association officially launched its brand, including a new logo and promotional video never before seen by the industry.
​Sustainable polymers provider addresses potential shortage of recycled feedstock.
Vitro Architectural Glass announced that its Fresno, California facility won a 2019 Green Award from USGLASS Magazine in the Glass Manufacturing Plant category.
On Tuesday, February 4th, Glass for Europe answered to the European Commission consultation on European climate law – achieving climate neutrality by 2050.
In the context of urgent action to reduce carbon emissions, the European Commission proposes to write into law the goal set out in the European Green Deal – for Europe’s economy and society to become climate-neutral by 2050.
AAMA GDSG-1, Design Guide for Sloped Glazing and Skylights, an FGIA standard, was last updated in 1987, when it was first created.
Triggering a virtuous decarbonisation cycle to maximise contributions to the climate challenge.
By adding an estimated 4.7 GW in 2019, Spain returns to the continent’s top solar markets and is the clear market leader in Europe.
Meticulous detail and new glazing for a landmark building.
From January 1 to March 31, 2020, market leaders, SMEs, start-ups and project owners are all invited to submit their pioneering ideas and projects for the most important innovation prizes in the energy industry – The smarter E AWARD, Intersolar AWARD and ees AWARD.
Former Irish Times editor and author will provide closing keynote the third annual green building conference taking place in Dublin March 24-25
A new horizon that Europe’s flat glass sector looks forward to with enthusiasm and cautious optimism.

Articles

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.
Curved insulated glass units formed by tempered bending or annealed slumped bending offer a bold expression of architectural design with transparency and energy efficiency.
New generation thin, lightweight and damageresistant glass seems to be the optimal material for extremely deformable structural elements for façades and building skins.
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.

COMPANIES

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24492 Cubillos del Sil León
Spain

Products

Vitro Architectural Glass (Formerly PPG Glass)
Unelko Corporation
Formator Ltd.
Walker Glass Company Ltd.