Glass for Europe at MIR STEKLA

March 2021 - Glass for Europe

Glass for Europe at MIR STEKLA

On March 22nd, Glass for Europe was virtually in Moscow for the 22nd edition of MIR STEKLA, the International Exhibition for Glass Products, Manufacturing, Processing and Finishing Technology. MIR STEKLA is an international exhibition of technologies and equipment for glass production and processing. Bertrand Cazes, Secretary General of Glass for Europe, participated in the opening

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Glass for Europe contributes to the new European Bauhaus

Glass for Europe contributed to the new European Bauhaus to highlight the importance of considering buildings in all their dimensions and to promote a people-centred approach to architecture. Thanks to high energy performance glazing, buildings can be energy efficient without making compromise on design, aesthetic, and occupant’s wellbeing. Glass is an incomparable material made to

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An EU ETS mechanism for buildings Priority to fixing the EED and EPBD

March 2021 An EU ETS mechanism for buildings Priority to fixing the EED and EPBD It is Glass for Europe’s conviction that to achieve the ambitious target on CO2 emission reduction of minus 55% by 2030 as proposed by the European Commission[1], drastic cuts in CO2 emissions from the building sector will be needed in

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Testing automotive glass safety R43 and GTR6

March 2021 Testing automotive glass safety R43 and GTR6 The safety of all glass pieces mounted in vehicles is consistently ensured by the uniform provisions of the United Nations Regulation GTR6[1] and R43[2]. Over the last years, the automotive glass industry witnessed the introduction of new national certifications and marking in countries where ECE R43 tests

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National certification schemes for automotive glass

The European automotive glass industry is concerned by the increasing number of national certification schemes for automotive glass put in place worldwide. Glass for Europe calls on the national authorities to continue cooperating in the United Nations framework and reconsider the introduction of unilateral national schemes and trade barriers. The safety of glass pieces mounted

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Generating a window replacement wave

To materialize, the Renovation Wave needs to be backed by an ambitious revision of both the Energy Efficiency Directive and the Energy Performance of Building Directive. This is the message that the European flat glass and window industries represented by Glass for Europe, EuroWindoor, ARGE, European Aluminium, EPPA and ES-SO, want to send to EU

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Reviewing the Energy Efficiency Framework to generate a window replacement wave

Reviewing the Energy Efficiency Framework to generate a window replacement wave The window, door and flat glass industry welcomes the publication of the Commission’s communication “A Renovation Wave for Europe – greening our buildings, creating jobs, improving lives”[1]. The objective to double the annual energy renovation rate of residential and non-residential buildings by 2030 represents

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