“Save Gas for a Safe Winter”: Glass for Europe’s reaction

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“Save Gas for a Safe Winter”: Glass for Europe’s reaction

The European Commission released today, 20 July 2022, a new legislative tool and a European Gas Demand Reduction Plan, to reduce gas use in Europe by 15% until next spring. The initiative includes measures and recommendations aiming at empowering the EU to resist to further gas supply cuts from Russia in the coming months and sets

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The ITRE committee raises the bar on energy efficiency – EED vote

The report on the recast Energy Efficiency Directive (EED) was adopted today by large majority in the Committee on Industry, Research and Energy (ITRE) of the European Parliament. The ITRE committee agreed to increase to 14.5% (compared to the 2020 reference scenario) the 2030 energy efficiency target and to make it binding at both EU

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Glass for Europe’s recommendations on the revision of the Construction Products Regulation (CPR)

Today, the European flat glass association releases its recommendations on the revision of the Construction Products Regulation (CPR). “Glass for Europe welcomes the European Commission’s proposal for a new Construction Products Regulation” says Justin Loup, Technical Regulations and Project Advisor. “This proposal could reinforce the single market principles for construction products and stimulates the move

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Revision of the Construction Products Regulation

Revision of the Construction Products Regulation A well-guided proposal requiring adaptations to become workable and an effective driver of sustainability and digitalisation in construction Glass for Europe welcomes the European Commission’s (EC) proposal for a revision of the Construction Products Regulation (CPR), COM (2022) 144 final. As the EU trade association representing Europe’s building glass

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Flat glass manufacturers’ decarbonisation efforts under the spotlight at the Sustainable Industrial manufacturing conference

Glass for Europe and its members were under the spotlight at the Sustainable Industrial Manufacturing conference in Brussels, with two member company representatives of Glass for Europe presenting their decarbonization efforts and their companies’ sustainability strategies. Dr. Marc Foguenne, Vice-President Sustainability Architectural Glass Europe and Americas, AGC Glass Europe, described the company’s strategy towards decarbonisation.

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Auto glass is a resource for greater recycling

Improving sorting and quality of the end-of-life automotive glass pieces could provide a new source of recycled glass for flat glass manufacturing. In its position on the revision of the End-of-life Vehicles Directive, Glass for Europe provides background information to policy-makers and offers some reflections on how to support greater recycling of automotive glazing. “Glass

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Glass for Europe’s reaction to the ETS and CBAM European Parliament vote

Glass for Europe reacted to today’s vote on the review of the Emissions Trading Scheme (ETS) and the proposal for a Carbon Border Adjustment Mechanism (CBAM) with a video message from its Secretary General, Bertrand Cazes. “With today’s vote, the European Parliament is telling industry to go faster, higher and stronger in decarbonization” said B.

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Glass for Europe at ECEEE Summer Study 2022

Glass for Europe was honored to sponsor the 2022 edition of the ECEEE Summer Study, which took place in Hyères, the South of France, 6–11 June. The ECEEE Summer Study is the place to be for energy efficiency professionals from all over the world looking for an interdisciplinary, cross-sectoral event. The Summer Study is an

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2nd Glass for Europe workshop on flat glass recycling

Yesterday, 5 May 2022, Glass for Europe hosted its 2nd workshop on flat glass recycling. Glass for Europe’s workshops provide a forum to glass and glazing national associations and flat glass manufacturers to discuss topics of high interest for the flat glass sector. As for the previous workshop, which took place in February, 3 speakers

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