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Manufacturers Weigh In On Why Windows Matter

The Why Windows Matter campaign sees involvement from numerous organizations such as the National Fenestration Rating Council, the Efficient Windows Collaborative, the Northwest Energy Efficiency Alliance and the Partnership for Advanced Window Solutions (PAWS). Manufacturers are on board, too, and … Continue reading

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Michigan’s House of Rep. Introduces Energy Efficiency Legislation Impacting Glass and Glazing

Rep. Mark Huizenga introduced a bill to amend the “Property assessed clean energy act” during a session for Michigan’s House of Representatives on October 5. The bill, No. 5357, referred to the Committee on Energy, aims to amend the title … Continue reading

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New Building Codes Could Save Energy and Reduce Climate Impact, Says DOE

New energy building code proposals from the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) would save American homes and businesses $138 billion in the next 30 years in energy costs. Information released recently from the DOE claims its proposals would save an … Continue reading

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Session Covers Glazing Design Requirements for GSA Buildings

The U.S. General Services Administration (GSA) owns and leases more than 9,600 properties around the U.S., a third of which are historic. To address some of the GSA’s building requirements, Lance David, LEED Fellow with the GSA, led a seminar … Continue reading

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Panelists Discuss Benefits of Secondary Glazing for Retrofit Projects

The importance of energy efficient building products is growing, driven in part by the increased stringency of local codes and standards. The Attachments Energy Rating Council (AERC) and Northwest Energy Efficiency Alliance (NEEA) suggest that window attachment products such as … Continue reading

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