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Canada discusses stringent standards for windows

During the recently-held WinDoor trade show, Canada’s for boosting energy efficiency in buildingswas discussed during an educational session.

Section: News Date: 2017-12-07 Thermal insulation

British Glass: pooling ideas to close the flat glass recycling loop

A workshop organized by British Glass and Zero Waste Scotland, explored how flat glass recycling can be increased to support material efficiency and reduce CO2 emissions and energy use.

Section: News Date: 2017-11-08 Representative organizations

PPG Highlights

The company reduced emissions, waste, and energy use in 2016.

Section: News Date: 2017-04-24 Energy saving

Berkeley Lab scientists developing paint-on coating for energy efficient windows

It’s estimated that 10 percent of all the energy used in buildings in the U.S. can be attributed to window performance, costing building owners about $50 billion annually, yet the high cost of r...

Section: News Date: 2016-03-17 Science & technology

PPG partners with Walker Glass to debut bird-safe glass with low-E coating

PPG and Walker Glass have created an advanced architectural glass that unites bird-friendly, acid-etched patterns with high-performance solar control, low-emissivity (low-E) coatings.

Section: News Date: 2015-05-20 Glazing / Insulating Glass

View to raise a second financing round

View has announced that it is raising a second financing round, which, if closed, means that the manufacturer of dynamic windows will have raised more than USD 375 million over its eight year...

Section: News Date: 2015-01-13 Company financial news

Dynamic Furnace – a revolution in glass melting furnace technology

Melting glass is an expensive and energy-intensive process. Some 35% of glass manufacturing costs are accounted for by the energy used, and requirements relating to the refractory materials of the...

Section: News Date: 2014-09-02 Furnace technology

AAMA: National Fall Conference keynote speaker is DOE's Karma Sawyer

During the upcoming AAMA National Fall Conference, keynote speaker Karma Sawyer, technology manager and physical scientist, from the US Department of Energy’s Building Technologies Office, will d...

Section: News Date: 2013-10-10 Representative organizations

V-Glass: vacuum-insulated window glass aims to cut heat lost through traditional windows

A new type of vacuum glazing is being developed by US-company V-Glass, which aims to reduce the amount of heat lost through traditional windows in homes. The company plans to provide a product that...

Section: News Date: 2013-07-22 Glazing / Insulating Glass

PPG scientists honoured for advances in OLED lighting

The US Department of Energy (DOE) has recognized PPG Industries for “significant achievements” in advancing organic light-emitting diode (OLED) lighting technology.

Section: News Date: 2013-03-27 Science & technology

Pella Corp.: Energy Star® Partner of the Year 2013

Pella has received an ENERGY STAR® Partner of the Year 2013 award for its manufacture of energy-efficient windows and educating consumers about them. ENERGY STAR winners are selected from award ...

Section: News Date: 2013-03-08 Energy saving

AGC to release Attoch™ easy-installation Ecoglass

AGC releases Attoch™ easy-installation Ecoglass, ideal for energy-saving renovations of office buildings and stores, reducing annual energy use for air-conditioning by around 30%.

Section: News Date: 2012-07-05 Product news

Dow Corning: exploring silicon technology’s role in greener construction

To get an idea of the various ways that silicones can contribute to green building designs, just take a look at Dow Corning's new European headquarters building in Seneffe, Belgium, which...

Section: News Date: 2012-06-05 Ecology

AAMA: window and glass industries pursue LCA

AAMA is one of four associations that have come together to study Life Cycle Assessment. Topics such as transportation, energy use, and packaging, to waste management and resource extraction are all...

Section: News Date: 2012-03-07 Representative organizations

PPG glass featured on largest LEED-certified building in Canada

The RBC Centre, designed by Kohn Pedersen Fox Associates, incorporates a comprehensive array of environmentally advanced systems to reduce energy use and promote water conservation. The 43-story...

Section: News Date: 2012-02-24 Product news

Edgetech and JE Berkowitz: retrofit product helps achieve President Obamas Better Buildings

President Obama unveiled the Better Buildings Initiative earlier this month, which calls for commercial facility owners and managers to reduce their energy use by 20% over the next nine years. Tax...

Section: News Date: 2011-02-16 Product news

Australia: Licotec gets grant to test new liquid fiberglass

A grant from New South Wales state government in Australia will help Licotec Pty Ltd, based in Cooranbong, to trial a new liquid fiberglass. The new product could cut pollution, waste and energy use...

Section: News Date: 2003-04-14 Sector trends
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