Realizing the full potential of glazing in an EPBD fit for 2030

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Realizing the full potential of glazing in an EPBD fit for 2030

Glass for Europe believes that it is time for a coherent revision of the Energy Performance of Buildings Directive (EPBD). In the position paper released today and in its answer to the public consultation, the European association of flat glass manufacturers and transformers calls on the European Parliament and the Council to realize the full

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Joana Arreguy elected Chairwoman of Glass for Europe

Joana Arreguy elected Chairwoman of Glass for Europe Press release Brussels, 30 March 2022: On March 24, during Glass for Europe’s General Assembly, Joana Arreguy, Glass Industrial Director at Saint-Gobain, was elected Chairwoman of the Board of Directors of Glass for Europe. Joana Arreguy began her career in Saint-Gobain in 2011 and has since then held different managerial

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Talking glass in sustainable buildings

“Glazing will be essential to deliver truly sustainable buildings” affirms Glass for Europe’s Secretary General B. Cazes in an interview released for the Theme Park of GPD – Glass Performance Days. Already today, glazing solutions helps designing and constructing sophisticated and comfortable sustainable buildings. Sustainable buildings which are highly energy efficient by definition but that

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Glass in sustainable buildings

Glass for Europe launches today a new section of its website and a video on the role of glass in sustainable buildings. As new construction becomes increasingly energy efficient, energy consumption is no longer the only criteria that is being considered when evaluating the sustainable performance of buildings. Based on a complete life-cycle approach, the

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1st Glass for Europe workshop on flat glass recycling

On Thursday 24 February, representatives of glass and glazing national associations and Glass for Europe’s members companies participated in the first workshop on “Flat glass recycling”. The high attendance confirms that the topic is high on the EU flat glass industry agenda.   3 speakers presented 3 national cases: Jochen Grönegräs,  Managing Director of Bundesverband

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Glass for Europe answered to the consultation on “Commercial vehicles – weights and dimensions”

On February 17th, Glass for Europe answered to the public consultation on “Commercial vehicles – weights and dimensions (evaluation)”. While the harmonization aimed at by Directive 96/53/EC is welcomed, the minimum harmonization approach gives rise to limitations that prevent optimization of transport flows of flat glass products. Glass for Europe believes that this will translate

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Glass for Europe participates in the debate on the “fit for 55” package

In both the European Parliament and the Council, the legislative debate on the fit for 55 package becomes more intense. Glass for Europe is actively participating in the discussion advocating a cautious and informed upgrade of the climate legislations and calling for prioritizing efforts in the sector with the highest CO2 savings potential, namely transport

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The need for flat glass recycling at the NGA Glass Conference

Glass for Europe was in Long Beach, California for the NGA Glass Conference. The event organized by NGA – National Glass Association takes place twice a year and brings together peers from across the North American flat glass supply chain. As part of the International Year of Glass, the event offered the opportunity to strengthen

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