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Independent Life Cycle Assessments for Kuraray Poval™, PVB, PVB film and SentryGlas®.
Saflex FlySafe 3D and COOL-LITE® Solar Control Coating: A Powerful Bird-Friendly and Energy-Efficient Combination
The triple gymnasium at Luxembourg's Edward Steichen High School by Jonas Architectes Associés is a particularly fun place to do sports.
Featuring an impressive terracotta design for shading, Solarban® 90 Starphire® glass curtainwall, and expansive glazed windows, the HSIB is designed to be both aesthetically pleasing and high-performing.
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On behalf of the UK glass industry, British Glass welcomes the announcement from government to extend the Energy Bill Relief Scheme for energy intensive industries to March 2024.
Thanks to modernization by the architects Populous, The Barnes Center at The Arch offers the students of Syracuse University a variety of sports and wellness options.
Last Monday, Horn Glass Industries welcomed Anna Schwamberger, member of the state parliament, and Dieter Janecek, member of the Bundestag, both from Bündnis 90/Die Grünen, to visit their company in Plößberg.
Generating a lot of energy beautifully
The Vodafone Campus in Düsseldorf, Germany, is a 'green building' clad with Guardian SunGuard® SuperNeutral™ 62/34.
Solutions for environment- and climate-conscious construction
Now available on demand: Vitro’s new Continuing Education course
In order to meet growing market demand and reduce the environmental impact of its production processes in line with its carbon neutrality roadmap, AGC Glass Europe is launching its Low-Carbon Glass range, featuring a significantly reduced carbon footprint.

Articles

Gain multiple benefits with upgrades to the glass laminating furnace
This paper focuses on the fire safety aspects related to the use of fire PV panels and systems in building facades.
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Dow has a strong commitment to sustainability and recently introduced the first externally PAS2060-verified carbon neutral silicones for façades.
The paper deals with the recycling of laminated glass, especially with the effective separation of glass (in the form of cullet) from the polyvinyl butyral (PVB) interlayer film.
End-of-life insulating glass units (IGUs) continue to follow a linear, wasteful path from renovation and demolition sites into landfills or low-value recycling.
In the present work, subcritical crack growth in soda–lime silicate glass is investigated under different environmental conditions.
This paper examines the visual performance of building facades that utilize windows with different photochromic-coated glass.
This text provides an overview of the PhotoVoltaic lamination process. It examines the differences between various types of laminators, and outlines the process flow for each. It also provides an example of a typical cycle time for EVA/POE lamination.
Investigations of Electrical and Optical Performances for Window Applications in Tropical Region
This paper aims to contribute to this topic by examining the potential of a smart window system that has double dynamic insulated glazing in preventing heat gain and maximising daylight indoors.
In this work, thermal and electrical performances of a multicrystalline silicon based PV-vacuum glazing were characterised using indoor test cell.

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