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Position paper on the proposed new Climate Law

Position paper on the proposed new Climate Law The first step towards carbon neutrality Glass for Europe, the trade association of Europe’s flat glass sector, welcomes the proposal from the European Commission to enshrine in law the objective for the EU to achieve climate-neutrality by 2050. The flat glass sector has embraced the climate neutrality

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Flat Glass in Climate-Neutral Europe

The flat glass sector is indispensable to the massive decarbonisation of the building, transport and energy sectors, which represent the lion’s share of Europe’s CO2 emissions. Flat glass manufacturing is also an energy-intensive activity. The sector takes it as its duty to reduce its own CO2 emissions, which represents a significant challenge in moving towards

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Minimum Performance Requirements for Windows

Minimum performance requirements for window replacement in the residential sector   As required by the Energy Performance of Buildings Directive, EU Member States have to set cost-optimal minimum energy performance requirements for the replacement of building elements such as windows. The map and the table below illustrate how EU Member States have implemented this 2012 EPBD requirement

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The benefits of Window Energy Labelling

  The benefits of Window Energy Labelling Providing meaningful and intelligible information to consumers on the energy performance of the products they purchase is effective at reducing energy demand, bringing savings to households and helping cut GHG emissions. Energy labels have demonstrated to be an efficient information tool for consumers and can be applied to

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European Energy Efficiency Industries call on Energy Council to equip the energy efficiency market with ambitious enabling framework

8th June 2018 To: Members of the Energy Council RE:  European Energy Efficiency Industries call on Energy Council to equip the energy efficiency market with ambitious enabling framework Dear Minister, You are facing a once-in-a decade opportunity to truly boost the energy efficiency market in Europe. Doing so will bring multiple benefits for European industry,

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Energy balance: the right approach to assess the energy performance of windows

Ensuring a proper assessment of the energy performance of windows when implementing the revised EPBD The implementation of the revised Energy Performance of Building Directive[1] offers a unique opportunity to Member States to optimise the energy performance of national building stocks and thus to contribute to achieving the EU’s long-term decarbonisation objectives. Simply by way

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Minimum performance requirements for window replacement in the residential sector

Report on Minimum performance requirements for window replacement in the residential sector The study developed a comprehensive list of minimum performance requirements for windows (U-values and when appropriate g-values) for windows replacement in the residential sector in the 28 EU Member States. The main result is a table showing an overview about legal requirements for replacement

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