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Glass Industry Think Tank Searches for Alternative Fuels to Reduce Carbon Emissions

Glass Futures, a non-profit glass industry think tank, has partnered with the U.K. government to determine whether alternative sustainable fuels could reduce carbon emissions by up to 80%, allowing the glass industry to decarbonize sooner, says Palma González García, combustion … Continue reading

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Researchers Call for ‘Transformative Glazing’

The greatest challenge to the current generation of buildings is climate change, says a team of researchers from the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL). The researchers write in a paper published in One Earth that if the architectural world wants … Continue reading

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Nominations Now Open for USGlass Green Awards

Nominations are now open for the USGlass Magazine Annual Green Awards. The awards will once again recognize products, companies and people that not only demonstrate a commitment to designing and creating high-performance, sustainable architectural glass façades, but also exhibit efforts and actions that … Continue reading

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ASHRAE, International Code Council to Jointly Develop New Carbon Emission Standard for Buildings

The American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE) and the International Code Council will jointly develop a standard to assess carbon emissions across the entire building life cycle. The proposed standard, ASHRAE/ICC Standard 240P – Evaluating Greenhouse Gas … Continue reading

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Coalition of Manufacturers and Advocates Petitions for Energy Efficient Tax Incentives

In a letter addressed to Congress, a coalition of manufacturers, advocacy groups and trade associations petitioned national leaders to update and reinstate energy efficiency tax incentives which expired two years ago. Last week, the group, which includes window, air conditioner … Continue reading

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