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Energy Experts Define How Glass Can Play Important Role in Achieving Energy Goals

When the National Fenestration Rating Council (NFRC) met for its fall meeting, the keynote speaker outlined how glass can play a role in reducing our carbon output. Another speaker from the Department of Energy (DOE) talked about research funding available, … Continue reading

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Industry Experts Discuss Energy Efficiency Trends in Webinar

Energy efficiency has been a major topic within the glass industry of late, especially since New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio’s comments denouncing all-glass buildings back in April. Glass industry professionals spent ample time on the topic of glass … Continue reading

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Experts: Despite Federal Activity, Support for Energy Efficiency Remains Strong

Sen. Jeanne Shaheen (D-N.H.) addressed the final day of the EE Global Forum in Washington, D.C., on Tuesday with a warning about the danger of eliminating government programs that boost energy efficiency. “Your theme is innovation, disruption and investment,” she … Continue reading

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Report: Energy-Efficiency Employment Surges

An analysis by the U.S. Department of Energy reveals that approximately 32 percent of the 6.5 million employees in the U.S. construction industry work on energy-efficiency projects, including contract glaziers and installers of fenestration products. The agency’s second annual U.S. … Continue reading

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The Paris Climate Agreement and Windows: What’s the Connection?

Last week, the Paris Agreement to fight climate change officially became international law, and it will have a major impact on the way residential and commercial buildings are constructed around the world, now and in the future. The goal of … Continue reading

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