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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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Colonial Pipeline Shutdown Empties the Glass Industry’s Tank

According to CNN, gasoline demand has surged following a ransomware attack that crippled the Colonial Pipeline — a system that stretches more than 5,500 miles and transports about 45% of fuel consumed on the East Coast. The system transports 2.5 … Continue reading

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DOE Reviews ASHRAE 90.1 to Evaluate Energy Performance

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has released its Preliminary Energy Savings Analysis of ANSI/ASHRAE/IES Standard 90.1-2019, and is currently accepting written comments from interested parties on any subject within the scope of the analysis. According to the Energy Conservation … Continue reading

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Trump’s Budget Cuts Rejected by Congressional Committees

The federal government’s budgeting process for 2018 continued this week as congressional committees worked on appropriations bills that will be voted on this fall. As expected, many of President Trump’s budget requests did not make the cut, including the steep … Continue reading

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What’s the EPA’s Future Under a Trump Administration?

For the glazing industry, the election of Donald Trump casts the spotlight on one of his biggest pledges during the presidential campaign – the elimination of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), whose Energy Star standards are used to certify doors, windows … Continue reading

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