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Congress Fails to Extend Tax Credits—For Now

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Three tax incentives that have relevance to the door, window and skylight industry were among the 55 allowed to expire at the beginning of 2014, but the glass industry isn’t ready to write them off just yet. Ben Gann, director … Continue reading

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Added Legislative Push Toward Energy Efficiency

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What began as a trickle has suddenly cascaded as of late into a legislative rush toward improved energy efficiency, leading many glass industry experts and others optimistic that a more effective national standard is soon on the way. President Barack … Continue reading

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ANSI Begins Development of Energy-Efficiency Standardization Roadmap

The American National Standards Institute (ANSI) Energy Efficiency Standardization Coordination Collaborative (EESCC) is moving into the next phase of its effort to develop a standardization roadmap advancing energy efficiency in the built environment. The collaborative’s five working groups (WGs) have … Continue reading

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DOE Develops Preliminary Commercial Building Energy Asset Score, Seeks Industry Input

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The Department of Energy (DOE) has developed a preliminary commercial building energy asset score to apply to a large variety of commercial building types across the United States, and currently is seeking industry input on issues associated with the score. … Continue reading

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Energy Department, Treasury Announce Availability of $150 Million in Tax Credits for Clean Energy Manufacturers

The U.S. Departments of Energy and the Treasury recently announced the availability of $150 million in Advanced Energy Manufacturing Tax Credits for clean energy and energy efficiency manufacturing projects across the United States. “Since 2009, the Advanced Energy Manufacturing Tax … Continue reading

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