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On March 19th, during the last General Assembly of Glass for Europe, Philippe Bastien, Regional President, Building & Industrial Division of AGC Glass Europe, was elected Chairman of the Board of Directors of Glass for Europe.
EKang Tech automated TPI Insulating Glass line meets need for advanced efficiency and energy performance.
Higher Education Meets Higher Performance
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.
Interlayers make glazing safer and better
Guardian SunGuard® SN 70/35 coated solar control glass was selected for the glazed façade of the building.
The buildings` facades are glazed with Guardian SunGuard® SNX 60, a triple silver coated solar control glass that offers a highly desirable, consistent, neutral, transparent appearance – regardless of the viewing angle.
Europe’s new industrial strategy and circular economy action plan: after the preparation shall come the action for the flat glass sector.
Thanks in part to its unique solar control design, rainwater catchment system and cool green roof, the building has earned Green Globes Certification with a Two Green Globes rating.
NGA asked its Annual Conference 2020 attendees what we as an industry need to pay attention to in this new decade.
On Wednesday 19, in the context of the revision of the ETS State aid guidelines, Glass for Europe commented on the newly proposed eligibility criteria and European Commission’s assessment methodology.
Following four years of work on improving the recycling of flat glass waste across Europe, the FISSAC* project has held its final conference.
The Glass Futures study, which is due to be completed in March 2021, will investigate and recommend the most cost effective and environmentally efficient routes to decarbonise.
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.

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.

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