Energy savings potential of high-performance glazing at GLASSPRINT 2019

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Energy savings potential of high-performance glazing at GLASSPRINT 2019

On November 28, Glass for Europe went to GLASSPRINT 2019, in Dusseldorf, to meet representatives from the glass decoration sector and present the outcome of the TNO study on energy savings and CO2 emission reduction potential from glazing. In his presentation, Luca Oggianu, Advocacy and Communication Advisor at Glass for Europe, went through the main

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Energy Intensive Industries: all sectors of economy will have to work together to deliver on climate-neutrality

During the last months, Glass for Europe has been actively engaged, on behalf of Glass Alliance Europe, in the development of the Master Plan for a competitive transformation of EU EIIs (Energy Intensive Industries) to support a transition towards climate neutrality. The Master Plan suggests actions and indicates areas of policy intervention to encourage innovation,

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Glass for Europe joins the call for an ambitious EU industrial strategy

Together with other 149 sector Associations, Glass for Europe calls for an ambitious and long-term EU industrial strategy to allow Europe to remain a hub for a leading, smart, innovative and sustainable industry and to make sure industry continues delivering growth and jobs for Europe’s citizens. To Glass for Europe, a future EU industrial strategy

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Educating new elected MEPs about flat glass

In September 17 and 18 as well as October 20 and 21, Glass for Europe was in Strasbourg creating new relationships with freshly elected MEPs and congratulating the incumbent ones for their confirmation. A personal meeting is the most appropriate way to educate MEPS about flat glass, an essential material for buildings, transport vehicles as

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Stepping up building renovation to achieve climate goals

REDay 2019, the annual event of the Renovate Europe campaign, took place on Tuesday, October 8, in Brussels. Glass for Europe is a proud supporter of this EU-wide campaign which calls on a reduction of the energy demand of the building stock in the EU by 80% by 2050.  Window and glazing renovation offer a

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Glass for Europe in Buenos Aires for the SISTECCER Congress

On 5 September, Glass for Europe was in Buenos Aires at SISTECCER, the biggest event for the glazing industry in Argentina.  SISTECCER gathers architects, engineers, flat glass manufacturers and processors, material providers and experts from the building sector from all over the world, to discuss about the last technologies in glazing and the global trends

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Glazing savings potential at the Convention of Glass Associations

Approximately 36 Mtoe of energy savings could be realised in 2030 in the EU, only by doubling the window renovation rate and ensuring the installation of high performance glazing products readily available on the market. That was among the main messages Glass for Europe shared with representatives of glass associations from all over the world,

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Glass for Europe at Glass Performance Days – GPD 2019

On June 28, at Glass Performance Days (GPD 2019), in Tampere (Finland), Cedric Janssens, Public Affairs Manager at Glass for Europe, presented the paper The contribution of energy efficient glazing to Paris objective in different EU building renovation scenarios. The paper considers the impact of windows renovation, and in particular of the upgrade of the glazing,

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Glass for Europe answers to the consultation on the update of PRODCOM list

On June 7th, Glass for Europe submitted its contribution to the public consultation on the update of the list of EU industrial products (PRODCOM list). In its response, the European association of flat glass manufacturers and transformers highlighted the difficulties and problems generated using official statistical data, based on NACE 4 and PRODCOM 8 classifications.

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Energy Balance at CA EPBD Plenary Meeting

On 5 June, Glass for Europe was in Riga, to meet national delegates from all EU members (and Norway) who gathered to discuss the EPBD implementation during the CA EPBD – Plenary Meeting. The European flat glass association took part in the informal session “How could calculation methods improve national savings on existing building stock and how

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