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Enhancing its Sustainability Efforts, YKK AP America Appoints First Chief Sustainability Officer

Focusing on sustainable practices is an important part of the culture at YKK AP America Inc. As a  USGlass magazine Green Award winner, the company reported it was the first facade manufacturer to voluntarily provide third-party-certified Environmental Product Declarations (EPDs) … Continue reading

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Guardian Glass Announces UL Product Lens Certification

Guardian Glass announced it has received UL Product Lens Certification, covering three global product categories: uncoated float glass, sputter (vacuum) coated float glass (including commercial SunGuard and residential ClimaGuard products) and UltraMirror products. UL’s Product Lens program was developed to … Continue reading

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Glass Helps a Georgia Tech Building Become One of the Greenest in the Southeast

Since becoming one of the greenest and most sustainable buildings in the country, a southern university has just accomplished a feat years in the making. The Kendeda Building at The Georgia Institute of Technology has become the second in the Southeast to … 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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UN Officially Declares 2022 as the International Year of Glass

The United Nations (U.N.) General Assembly has declared 2022 as the International Year of Glass (IYOG) after organizations had submitted petitions in March. On May 18 during a plenary meeting, Spain’s representative introduced the text and described glass as a … Continue reading

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