How transformational are the national recovery plans for buildings renovation?

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How transformational are the national recovery plans for buildings renovation?

Yesterday, during the 2021 edition of REDay, Renovate Europe launched the study Renovate2Recover, a rich analysis of the impact of the National Recovery and Resilience Plans (NRRPs) on building renovation. The research, undertaken by E3G and Renovate Europe’s National Partners, reveals that the share of the Recovery and Resilience Facility (RRF) that Member States assigned

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The energy balance to better assess windows’ energy performance. New video.

How to assess the energy performance of windows ? In a short video released today, Glass for Europe explains why the energy balance approach is the most accurate method to evaluate the energy performance of the transparent components of the building envelop. The upcoming revision of the Energy Performance of Building Directive will give a chance

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The countless properties of glazing. A new video from Glass for Europe

Glass is a key material in modern life. It provides natural light and comfort at home, but also security and safety on the road. The video released today by Glass for Europe shows how glass and its properties are discreet and indispensable components of our lives.   The glazing influence the visual and thermal comfort

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Glass for Europe releases a new video on daylight benefits

The transparency of glass makes it an indispensable material in architecture. A new video from Glass for Europe highlights the unique ability of glazing to provide daylight into building and ensure a visual connection to the outside world. Glazing ensures comfort and well-being in all type of buildings. Numerous studies have demonstrated the positive benefits

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Energy Performance of Building Directive: answers to the EC consultation

Today, 21 June, Glass for Europe has answered to the public consultation on revising the Energy Performance of Building Directive (EPBD). Reviewing the EPBD is key to adapting the buildings regulatory framework to the increased climate ambition of the EU and will go along with the ‘Fit for 55’ package which will be release in

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2022 will be the International Year of Glass

Yesterday, 18 May 2021, the United Nations General Assembly declared 2022 the International Year of Glass, acknowledging its importance in sectors, such as aerospace, automotive industries, health care and architecture. Glass for Europe supported the efforts of The International Commission on Glass (ICG), the Community of Glass Associations (CGA) and ICOM-Glass, which worked hard to

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Glass for Europe welcomes the update of the EU Industrial Strategy

Yesterday, the European Commission released the update of the EU Industrial Strategy, firstly published in March 2020, just before the explosion of the COVID19 pandemic. The strategy, which sets a plan for how the EU’s industry could lead the twin green and digital transitions while remaining competitive, needed to be updated to take advantage of

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Building glass and glazing covered by the EU Taxonomy Climate Delegated Act

Yesterday, 21 April, the European Commission adopted the EU Taxonomy Climate Delegated Act as part of a package aiming at directing private financing towards sustainable activities across the European Union. Glass for Europe welcomes the recognition by the Taxonomy Climate Delegated Act of the role of building glass and glazing to contribute to climate change

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