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A cautiously upgraded EU ETS Directive

The European flat glass sector takes as its role to produce the materials essential for renovating Europe’s buildings, for supporting the clean mobility transition and for increasing the share of renewable solar energy in Europe. While already providing net carbon-avoidance products, the flat glass sector is looking...

Glass for Europe recommends a cautious upgrade of the EU ETS Directive

The European flat glass sector association releases its recommendations on the review of the Emissions Trading Scheme Directive. Download the Position Paper A revision of the phase IV of EU ETS has become necessary to ensure the EU’s journey towards climate neutrality remains sustainable on the way to 2030. The flat...

The Need for Flat Glass Recycling

European flat glass manufacturers promotes the dismantling, collection and recycling of end-of-life building glass (from windows, glazing and other products) to ensure that end-of-life flat glass does not end up in landfill. Glass for Europe was in Long Beach, California for the NGA Glass Conference. The event...

Şişecam Project: Kumport

Şişecam Temperable Solar Control Low-E Glass Neutral 62/44 product was used in the project. Europe’s largest flat glass manufacturer Şişecam’s flat glass products were preferred in the Kumport project in Istanbul Ambarlı, where the port facilities were redesigned. Şişecam Temperable Solar...

FIRESWISS FOAM: Protection from Fire, Smoke and Heat Radiation

FIRESWISS FOAM is a type of class EI fire-resistant glass that provides vital protection against dangerous heat radiation. This distinctive property is based on thermal insulation: the side of the glass facing away from the fire only heats up by around 100 K even at fire temperatures of almost 1,000ºC. FIRESWISS FOAM...