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The Effect of Inflation on the Glass and Glazing Industry

The term “inflation” is now synonymous with 2022. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, rising energy prices and supply chain issues, among other woes, inflation has steadily increased over the past two years. This has forced the U.S. Federal Reserve to … 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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Glass Alliance Europe Urges EU to Help Glass Industry Weather Energy Crisis

Glass Alliance Europe (GAE) has called on the European Union (EU) and associated nations to support the glass industry as it faces an energy crisis that the GAE calls “a major threat to the glass industry and its value chains.” … Continue reading

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SBTi Validates ASSA ABLOY’s Climate Goals

ASSA ABLOY’s sustainability goals were validated by the Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi), the global supplier of intelligent access solutions announced. The company aims to halve its greenhouse gas emissions by 2030 and reach net zero by 2050. Those goals … Continue reading

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NSG Group Reports Strong Profits Even as Global Energy and Material Costs Increase

NSG Group, the parent company to Pilkington, announced strong Q2 performances in its architectural and technical glass sectors, which helped offset higher energy and material costs. The group recorded a Q2 revenue of $2.6 billion. Within that, the architectural segment … Continue reading

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