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Glazing Benefits to Sustainable Buildings

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Glass for Europe, the trade association for the European Manufacturers of Building, Automotive and Solar-Energy Glass, has recently released information on a new study gathered by David Strong Consulting that discusses the benefits of glazing in sustainable buildings – highlighting key socio-economic of glazed areas that contribute to sustainability in the built environment.

What’s convincing homeowners, landlords and developers to ...

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While sustainability is a hot topic for the public, homeowner demand alone isn’t currently enough of a ‘pull’ to drive efficiency increases in residential property. In the short term, action is coming in the form of initiatives pushed by government and industry. There is plenty of activity that has the potential to drive the market forward over the next few years. But each initiative ...

Sustainable Glazing with Pilkington Glass

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Glass is a recyclable material, which plays an important role in the thermal insulation of buildings. With energy costs rising, and over 25% of heat from homes escaping through the windows, more emphasis is being placed on ways to save energy in all types of domestic, commercial and public buildings.

Climate change and new building regulations drive ...

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Fresh momentum behind solar control and thermal insulation specifications reflects developers growing sustainability commitments, and demand from occupants for lower energy costs. “We’re working closely with the glass and glazing supply chain to ensure building design professionals have the right specifications of glass to deliver the best energy performance – often specialist glass that ...

Pioneering energy-positive office will guide us to a ...

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That’s why a huge congratulations is in order for the team behind the UK’s first energy-positive commercial building at Swansea University, a project that we supported, which has been recognised for delivering innovation in sustainability.

Tackling the World’s Biggest Challenges Through Innovation

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Currently glass does not suffer from the same image problem as a material like plastic, but it won’t be long before consumers and investors are demanding better environmental and sustainability credits from the various materials used in construction.

Insights - Pilkington

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Industry, Issues And Policy, Sustainability, Architect. Read More. Press Release. Stunning Structurally Glazed Atrium Provides Focal Point For Wealth Management Firm HQ. 04 December 2017. When architectural practice Scott Brownrigg designed a new building at the headquarters of FTSE 100-listed wealth management business St James’s Place, it wanted to give the building a suitably impressive ...

Architectural glass production powered by hydrogen in ...

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The trial is a key step in the manufacturer’s plans to decarbonise and could see a transition to using hydrogen to power all production at the site, which currently uses natural gas.

New standards for acid etching and sand blasting: what ...

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Phil Brown, European regulatory marketing manager at Pilkington United Kingdom Limited, part of the NSG Group, discusses how new harmonised standards for acid-etched and sand-blasted glass will help glass processors to secure CE marking for products and deliver uniformity to the industry.

New Pilkington Activ Suncool™ Pro T brings a clean, cool ...

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Leo Pyrah, product manager at Pilkington United Kingdom Limited, said: “Specifiers are demanding glazing with greater functionality to help their projects achieve a number of goals – from environmental sustainability and occupant wellbeing to technical performance and cost reduction.