Glass for Europe: expected reform to make the EPBD fit for purpose starts today with ITRE committee vote

  Representative organizations

Glass for Europe's members are pleased about the positive signal regarding the start of the debate on an EPBD reform proposing measures commensurate with the challenge of building renovation.

Download
Glass for Europe's members manufacture and transform flat glass to make advanced energy saving technologies available to the building sector
Glass for Europe's members, which manufacture and transform flat glass to make advanced energy saving technologies available to the building sector, welcome the positive signal that the European Parliament's ITRE Committee has sent today by amending the European Commission proposal for the Energy Performance of Building Directive.
"With today's ITRE committee vote, the debate on an EPBD reform proposing measures commensurate with the challenge of building renovation is at last starting," said Bertrand Cazes, Secretary General of Glass for Europe. "The European Commission proposal had to be substantially improved and refocused to enable the massive transformation Europe's buildings urgently need and the ITRE committee did precisely that."
Glass for Europe welcomes in particular the introduction of a definition of a decarbonised building stock based on the NZEB principle and the integration of renovation strategies into the Member States' long-term strategies which must include clear milestones and actions. The broad majority which voted in favour of the report within the ITRE committee bodes well in view of trilogue negotiations and the plenary vote.
"The report safeguards the energy efficiency first principle by limiting the initial proposal's trade-offs between energy saving technologies and renewables", added Bertrand Cazes. Glass for Europe hopes that the restored EPBD ambition in the ITRE report will prevail in the future negotiations with Member States. "It is now the...
expand

Channel: Representative organizations

289 Total news items for this channel since 1996
Next »
Page  1 2 3 4 5 6 7 of 7 
latest Order by:

GlassOnline News by Channel

GimavICE

2018-04-24
The 29th edition of Asia’s international glass industry trade show took place in Shanghai last week. On display, I...

GimavGSA

2018-04-19
From 9-12 May 2018, Italy’s state-of-the-art flat and hollow glass processing machinery will be on display in São Paulo ...

Feve124

2018-04-12
Recycling data published on FEVE’s website show that the average glass recycling rate in the EU28 is steady at 74%.

NGAGANA

2018-04-06
The NGA annual meeting will be taking place 23-26 April in Napa, California.

Glassforeurope

2018-03-30
Christian Quenett (NSG Group) has been elected Chairman of the Board of Directors of Glass for Europe.

Yee2orig

2018-03-08
As a member of the NGA Board of Directors and Integration Task Force, Stanley Yee will help the new association unite...

Celsiancourse395212c1ctcopy

2018-02-21
CelSian will be holding its UK glass course for the employees of the glass producing industry and related suppliers in...

GMICmockup3revision3logo1copy

2018-02-19
GMIC has published a glass industry report of over 135 pages, providing a detailed and comprehensive reference source.

GMICmockup3revision3logo1copy

2018-02-16
GMIC has developed its new Career Center with updated features for employers and job seekers.

Britishglass2

2018-02-07
British Glass took Lord Prior and officials from the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) to...

2018-02-06
At last week’s IGMA Winter Conference, the focus was mainly on certification and testing, with regards to laminated s...

20170912053039ngaganalogos

2018-02-05
Both memberships voted overwhelmingly to approve the combination of NGA and GANA to represent flat glass and glazing...

Buildingglass

2018-01-30
The 2017 edition of AAMA/WDMA/CSA 101/I.S.2/A440, NAFS, the latest product of the ongoing effort to harmonize standards...

NGAGANA

2017-12-15
NGA and GANA are sending out ballots to their members, taking the next step to finalizing the combination, resulting in...

Steklosouz

2017-12-05
The StekloSouz Association of Russia held the International Forum "Glass of modern technologies - XXI" 23-24 November,...

Static1squarespace

2017-11-27
The Association of Glass Producers in Bulgaria brings together the members of glass industry in Bulgaria. The main...

FlatGlassCulletjpg350x350

2017-11-08
A workshop organized by British Glass and Zero Waste Scotland, explored how flat glass recycling can be increased to...

Logotransparentcopy

2017-10-31
Egbert Wenninger will head the VDMA Glass Technology Forum for a period of three years in an honorary capacity, taking...

Unnamed

2017-10-24
Glass for Europe has officially launched its new structure enlarged to European representatives of building glass...

ACerSLogo

2017-10-06
Technical program provides open forum for glass scientists and engineers from around the world

Ngaganalogos

2017-10-06
Association leaders share outline for the approaching merger

Luxepack

2017-09-27
During next week’s Luxepack Monaco 2017, FEVE member companies will present recently launched or launching products w...

GMICtumbnaillandscapecopy

2017-09-25
GMIC and CGIF have both received grants to support CGIF outreach programmes and provide travel grants to college-age...

Laminatedglass

2017-09-19
The NGA and GANA associations have unanimously approved combining the associations into one unified voice for the glass...

NationalGlassGroupWelcomesLatestMember

2017-09-18
IGU manufacturer Nova Group Limited joins the NGG

FriendsofGlassprank

2017-09-14
Singing bottles prank leads to confusion, amusement, and ultimately to education

Ngaganalogos

2017-09-13
Unification process is expected to commence late in 2017 or early in 2018

Vitrum

2017-09-04
Seminar will help attendants discover all the opportunities offered by the Industry 4.0 Plan to the Italian market at...

Pieceinprintcloseupcrop

2017-08-29
British Glass technical director Dr Nick Kirk has responded to a recent article published by BBC Good Food magazine...

Static1

2017-08-25
The Glass Futures project has and is receiving so much interest from industry, academia and other interested groups...

20141124044509Gimavlogo

2017-08-24
GIMAV will be at GlassBuild America with a key contingent of Italy’s glass processing machinery businesses.

2017-08-23
In a statement to reassure GGF Members and related stakeholders that the GGF and its group of subsidiary companies are...

2017-07-18
The 12th annual Glazing Executives Forum will be held September 12 at GlassBuild America.

Glassforeurope

2017-07-03
Bertrand Cazes, Secretary General of Glass for Europe gave the association’s reaction to the EU Council General a...

Midatlanticglass

2017-06-27
The AAMA has released a new white paper covering the use of aluminum in high-performing building enclosures.

2017-06-20
This year FEVE celebrates its 40th anniversary, while electing its executive team for the 2017-2019 term of office.

20160905030029glassbuildimg

2017-06-19
Industry volunteers from the glass industry will meet for the GANA Fall Conference at GlassBuild America in...

Thumb

2017-06-08
The Glass and Glazing Federation took part in the recently-held FIT Show, where almost 10,000 visitors and over 250...

Gimav

2017-05-31
The interest stimulated by the GIMAV Group validates the upward trend experienced by Italy’s glass processing i...

Isologocopy

2017-05-26
ISO has published a standard that specifies a method to measure the solar heat gain coefficient (SHGC) of complete...

Glassandglazing

2017-05-22
A new study commissioned by Glass for Europe to ECOFYS provides a clear picture of the minimum requirements for window...

289 Total news items for this channel since 1996
Next »
Page  1 2 3 4 5 6 7 of 7 
Other channels: A.T.I.V. Articles - Adhesives and sealants - Advanced electronics - Anniversary - Art & culture - Autoglass - Automation and it - Automotive glass - Batch plants - Building applications - Case history - Coatings - Cold-end - Company financial news - Company news - Conditioning - Containers - Conveyors - Cooperation - Country outlook - Crystal - Cullet treatment - Cutting technology - Decoration - Design - Diamond Tools - Directives - Double glazing - Ecology - Edging - Energy saving - Events - Fibre treatment - Forming - Furnace technology - Glazing / Insulating Glass - Government - Grinding and bevelling - Handling - Hot-end equipment - Ig equipment - Industry update - Innovation - Inspection - Laminating - Legal news - Machinery developments - Manufacturing technology - Markets & trends - Mergers, acquisitions & disposals - Mirror technology - Mould technology - Other news - Palletising/depalletising - People - Personnel & industrial relations - Photovoltaic glass - Plant technology - Printing and tempering - Processing - Product news - Production costs - Recycling - Refractories - Representative organizations - Research and development - Resin technology - Safety glass - Science & technology - Screen printing equipment - Sealants - Sector trends - Software - Specialist applications - Statistics - Storage and handling - Surface treatment - Surveys - Tableware - Tempering technology - Testing - Thermal imaging - Thermal insulation - Treatment plants - Tube production - Viewpoint - Worker safety -

Our Glass Magazines & Annual Guides Read online free of charge

Glass-Technology International
 
Glass Machinery Plants & Accessories
 
World Glass Directory
 
Flat Glass World Directory
 
Return to top

Powered by GlassOnline Logo

Copyright © A151 S.r.l. 1996-2018 - All rights reserved

A151 S.r.l. - publications@glassonline.com - Cookie policy
Registered office: Via Antonio Gramsci, 57 - 20032 Cormano (MI), Italy
Company registry - Milan, REA No.: MI-2111551 | Share capital: € 10,000 | P.IVA/VAT No.: IT 02769870342