Green & Sustainable Building

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The glass can contribute decisively to the edification’s sustainability.
This project called for our Equinox™ stainless and glass railing and 2-line free-standing stainless handrail.
Today’s announcement touches all three of the company’s product lines.
The building is certified to International standard LEED Gold thanks to the use of a variety of energy management systems including the use of Guardian SunGuard SNX 60/28 solar protective glass.
British Glass are delighted to announce the full agenda for our two net zero webinars in October.
Walker Glass and Vitro Glass technologies combine to protect venue’s local bird habitat
Specialty Glass Expansion Fuels Name Change and More
In a video statement published in reaction to the climate plan, Glass for Europe calls for concrete actions to take place, particularly when it comes to renovating Europe’s ageing buildings.
The next edition of Gulf Glass will run alongside The Big 5, the leading construction show in the Middle East, Africa, and South Asia, on 12-15 September 2021.
On 31st of August 2020, Glass for Europe answered to the European Commission’s roadmap consultation on environmental product performances’ claims.
FGIA has updated a document intended to help one understand the value and effective application of plastic glazed skylights and sloped glazing in a building design.
Visual comfort, thermal comfort and energy savings
By improving its functioning and effectiveness, the CPR (Construction Products Regulation) has the potential to become a driver of sustainability in the building sector and will eventually complete the single market.
Glass for Europe, the trade association of Europe’s flat glass sector, is a firm believer in the added value of a single market for construction products.
Introducing the Glass Education Insider webinar series—starting with our flagship AIA/HSW Continuing Education course on low-e coatings.
Bees help us – so now we're helping the bees

Articles

The laserbird is a universal tool, making it the perfect choice for a broad portfolio of customers, applications and glass products.
Solar glass is used as glazing for solar devices like photovoltaic modules and solarthermal collectors. In many dry regions dust accumulation lead to extreme efficiency losses due to soiling, up to -80% in 6 month.
Contemporary architectural transparency (understood as the optical property of the material) is constantly being redefined and, over the last decade, new design trends have developed related to transparent façades in architecture.
The integration of smart glazing and adaptive façade in buildings can lead to large performance improvements and added functionality compared to conventional static building envelope systems.
Strong, resilient, with perfect thermal and sound insulation properties, insulating glass has been used around the world in applications ranging from family homes to high-scale construction.
As a modern society, we’re spending about 90% of our time indoors – at home, in offices or commuting. How is it possible to get access to daylight, when we can’t naturally be outside? By making buildings more transparent.
Fundamentals of Sound Transmission and Acoustic Interlayers
The reduction of greenhouse gases is one of the most important goals of the international climate policy. Today, roughly one third of all greenhouse gas emissions is created by urban population.
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.

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