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NSG Develops Glass Range with 50% Less Embodied Carbon than Float Glass

NSG Group has developed a new glass range with 50% less embodied carbon than standard float glass. Company officials say Pilkington Mirai is manufactured using a combination of alternative fuel, high recycled glass content and 100% renewable electricity. “The launch … Continue reading

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Vitro Updates EPDs for Flat, Processed Glass

Vitro Architectural Glass has updated several of its Environmental Product Declarations (EPDs) for flat and processed glass. Officials state the updates reaffirm that Vitro’s glass products contain less embodied carbon than the industry standard for architectural glass products. They also … Continue reading

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Green Codes Update: There’s Money on the Table for Energy-Efficient Glazing

Codes are becoming increasingly stringent, but they’re only on paper and don’t do anything until used. That could soon change, thanks to the help of the Inflation Reduction Act (IRA). Industry codes consultant Tom Culp discussed those developments during the … Continue reading

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Trending Green

When I was about 14 I decided I wanted to make a difference in the world, grow up and work for the Environmental Protection Agency. I declared to my family, friends and anyone who would listen, we have one earth … Continue reading

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