Position Papers and briefings

As part of our efforts to secure the most appropriate climate in which the glass and glazing industry can operate, we work with recognised bodies within Europe and the UK and support their position. Below are the latest position papers produced by Glass for Europe, the Glass and Glazing Federation, ourselves and others.

Low-e insulating glass for energy-efficient buildings

Glass for Europe examines how low-emissivity glass can reduce energy consumption in buildings and contribute towards energy efficiency targets.

Low-E Insulating Glass
for Energy Efficient Buildings

Solar control glass for greater energy efficiency

Glass for Europe looks at how policy-makers could save energy and significantly reduce CO2 emissions to meet EU targets for 2020, through the use of solar control glass.

Solar Control Glass
for Greater Energy Efficiency

Window Scrappage Scheme

The Glass and Glazing Federation presented a petition to the Government calling for a window scrappage scheme to be introduced in the UK to improve the energy efficiency of the existing housing stock.

Window Scrappage Scheme

Energy Efficient Windows and the Green Deal

This briefing from the Glass and Glazing Federation looks at why it is vital that Energy Efficient Windows be included in the defined list of measures eligible for support under the Green Deal.

Energy Efficient
Windows Briefing

NSG Group Sustainability Report

The NSG Group’s Sustainability Report reviews the company’s commitment to agreed sustainability targets and seeking to improve the energy-saving capabilities of NSG products during their life cycle.

Sustainability Report 2010

Energy saving glazing solutions and a low carbon economy

Glass for Europe's 'Energy saving glazing solutions and a low carbon economy' Q&A document is aimed at EU and national policymakers and explains all of the benefits of energy efficient glazing in terms of delivering a low carbon economy.

Energy saving glazing solutions
and a low carbon economy

GGF Annual Report 2010

The Glass and Glazing Federation (GGF) has released its Annual Report for 2010 showing a stable financial position and an optimistic outlook on the future despite the uncertainty in the economy. The report also looks at the activities carried out by the GGF in relation to the Green Deal.


GGF Annual Report 2010

GGF Green Deal update

The Glass and Glazing Federation (GGF) has issued its members with an update on the Green Deal, setting out the key measures included in the legislation, the timeline for implementation and the GGF's role in ensuring that energy efficient glazing has been included within the Green

GGF Green Deal Update