Consultation on CPR Review

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Consultation on CPR Review

Response to the consultation on “Consultation on Future Options for the Review of the Construction Products Regulation (CPR)” August 2020    

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DoP | Guidance on Declaration of Mechanical Strength

Declaration of Performance (DoP) Guidance on Declaration of Mechanical Strength   On 20 March, 2019, EN 1096-4:2018 – Glass in building – Coated glass – Part 4: Product standard, and EN 1279-5:2018 – Glass in building – Insulating glass units – Part 5: Product standard were cited in the L-series of the OJEU. The exact

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Informative note about the possibility of CE marking curved glass

  Informative note about the possibility to CE-mark curved glass Can curved glass be CE-marked? And which characteristics can be declared? Glass for Europe tries to answer these questions by proposing the approach below. 1. CE-marking under harmonised standards There is currently no harmonised European standard dealing specifically with curved glass and the scope of

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Consultation on Construction Product Regulation review

  Construction Product Regulation review Limited revision to tackle inefficiencies Glass for Europe, the trade association of the flat glass sector, is a firm believer in the added-value of a single market for construction products. The Construction Products Regulation and its predecessor the Construction Products Directive were beneficial to the construction and the glass sectors.

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Dated references in harmonised standards

Informative paper on Dated references in harmonised standards Which version of the supporting standard has to be used to determine the durability of a product or its characteristics for CE-marking? If, in the clause 2 of the harmonised standard, the reference to the supporting standard is dated, only this version shall be used If, at

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CPR Guide: EU Rules, Practical Impact

CPR Guide: EU Rules, Practical Impact Regulation (EU) 305/2011, more commonly referred to as the Construction Products Regulation (CPR), replaces the 1989 Construction Products Directive (CPD). This legislation sets out the rules governing when and under which conditions, the CE marking must accompany construction products placed on the EU market. The purpose of the following

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Classification of reaction to fire of glass products

Classification of reaction to fire of glass products Recommendation from Glass for Europe Glass for use in buildings and construction works shall declare a reaction to fire performance in their declaration of performance (DoP) established according to Regulation (EU) 305/2011 (Construction Product Regulation). The declaration of a reaction to fire performance depends on the type

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Clarification of Tolerances on Declared Values for Radiation Properties

Clarification of Tolerances on Declared Values for Radiation Properties   The harmonised European Standards for the glass products incorporate as essential characteristics the ‘radiometric properties’, i.e. the light transmittance/reflectance and solar energy characteristics. The declared values for these characteristics are given without any explicit tolerances being quoted. The implicit expectation is that the tolerance taken

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Presentation of Performance Data for Insulating Glass Units

Presentation of Performance Data for Insulating Glass Units According to European Standards This data sheet describes the method of presenting values of thermal transmittance (U-values) and total solar energy transmittance (g or solar factor) for insulating glass units, in particular those incorporating coated glass. Throughout this data sheet reference is made to European Standards produced

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