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White House Seeks to Cut Federal Building Emissions 30% by 2030

If the White House gets its way, dynamic glass will play a major role in federal buildings of the future. According to the U.S. Green Building Council (GBC), buildings consume 70% of the electricity load in the country and half … Continue reading

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Department of Energy Provides Update to New Research and Development Opportunity Report

During the 2022 Fenestration and Glazing Industry Alliance (FGIA) Hybrid Fall Conference in Chicago this past week, Marc LaFrance, Windows Technology manager, Department of Energy (DOE), provided updates to the DOE’s new research and development opportunity report. The report, “Pathway … Continue reading

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Industry Can Expect Increased Focus on Building, Energy Codes

The fenestration and glazing industries should prepare for an increased focus on U.S. code updates, says Kathy Krafka Harkema, Fenestration & Glazing Industry Alliance technical operations director. She told participants at the FGIA 2022 Virtual Summer Conference last week that … Continue reading

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National Campaign to Modernize Homes and Buildings, Include Energy-Efficient Windows

Earlier this week, the White House announced new programs through the Department of Energy, Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), and Government Service Agency that will invest federal money in projects that aim to make buildings affordable, resilient, and energy efficient. Included … Continue reading

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DOE Receives Funding Boost for Building Programs

The U.S. House and Senate recently passed a Department of Energy (DOE) funding bill that will give a funding boost to many programs. According to a statement from the DOE Building Technologies Office (BTO), the funding it receives will be … Continue reading

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