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Shaping the future with climate-friendly glass
CO2 emissions well below the industry average
The collaboration with India's leading façade fabricator sets a global precedent to support carbon neutral silicone sealants for building façades
From 10 to 14 June, Glass for Europe is attending the summer study of European Council for an Energy Efficient Economy (ECEEE) to exchange on building energy efficiency and the role that glazing plays in it.
New Definition Will Help Nation Achieve President Biden’s Clean Energy and Climate Goals While Lowering Energy Costs, Cutting Air Pollution, and Creating Good-Paying Jobs
POLFLAM has received an Environmental Product Declaration (EPD) for their monolithic fire-resistant glass product range in fire resistance ratings EI and EW!
In its new informative paper, Glass for Europe introduces the issue of bird collisions with glass surfaces and the wide range of technologies developed by the flat glass industry to prevent them and preserve biodiversity.
Deceuninck has installed 2,200 solar panels onto the roof of its Calne manufacturing facility, generating a total of 895,762 kWh of clean energy.
Asahi India Glass & INOX Air Products collaborate for an industry pioneering initiative with a 20-year agreement for off-take of Green Hydrogen at Asahi India’s Chittorgarh Plant
VETECO will create numerous business opportunities in a crucial sector for enhancing the energy efficiency of buildings.
At the centre of this project is the use of OKALUX's innovative KAPILUX W glass.
Vitro Architectural Glass announces new low embodied carbon projects, updates on sustainability objectives.
As Penn State’s first ground-up building in downtown State College, Pa., the new LEED® Gold-targeting Eric J. Barron Innovation Hub, formerly known as the James Building, maximizes daylighting with precisely sized openings and a ground-floor curtainwall system.
Saint-Gobain has signed a 5-year renewable electricity supply agreement (Power Purchase Agreement or PPA) in Romania with OMV PETROM SA.
20 Mass transforms Capitol Hill with Solarban® 72 Acuity® glass facade.

Articles

This study delves into the influences of the glazing solar heat gain coefficient (SHGC), the glazing heat transfer coefficient (U-value), and PCM thickness on the energy performance of buildings.
This study analyzed the influence of exterior windows on the indoor thermal environment of office buildings by carrying out field experiments.
This paper presents a Machine Learning approach for predicting the acoustic properties of different glazing systems.
The approaches proposed by planners and architects for adapting to climate change will be discussed at glasstec 2024 (22-25 October, Düsseldorf) at its Architecture Forum.
A study of its environmental benefits, quality, and mechanical properties
Flat glass manufacturers are rightly focused on reducing their operational carbon and in turn the embodied carbon of the glass materials that they create.
The main benefits from dynamic glass relate to visual light comfort, light control and spectral modulation, privacy modulation and the most critical nowadays energy savings.
Sustainable growth requires cost efficiency and continuous optimization of processes. Sometimes, it even requires a disruptive change within an organization.
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.

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