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NEW Env Press Release 15-02-2017

The European Parliament must be praised for its contribution on ETS to deliver GHG emissions reduction in line with COP21

Glass for Europe welcomes today’s vote by the European Parliament gathered in plenary in Strasbourg on the reform of the EU ETS. Read more »
NEW Rec Press Release 25-01-2017

Glass for Europe welcomes EP committee move to incentivise initiatives in building glass recycling

Glass for Europe, the trade association of the flat glass sector, which manufactures energy saving technologies for the building, transport and solar-energy sectors, welcomes the adoption by the Read more »
Ren Position Paper 14-02-2016

Reforming the Energy Performance of Buildings Directive

Glass for Europe released a position paper and an infographic to illustrate the 4 essential priorities to put Europe back on the energy efficiency track... Read more »
Buildings Position Paper 13-11-2014

Daylight and glazing requirements in new constructions

Glazed surfaces in buildings play a pivotal role to ensure the design and construction of genuinely sustainable buildings. The use of glass in constructions delivers economic, environmental and social objectives, all of which are central when defining sustainable buildings. In order to support a shift Read more »
Env Position paper 15-12-2016

The EU ETS reform must anchor the system in sectoral realities

Glass for Europe welcomes the launch of the discussions on the reform of the EU ETS post 2020 with the European Commission (EC) proposal of 15 July 2015. The proposal was much awaited by Europe’s flat glass industry; a sector that has been facing a 20% increase in the risk of carbon leakage in less than 5 years’ time Read more »
Auto Position paper 13-02-2013

Taking account of glazing’s role in reducing CO2 emissions from the car fleet

Under regulation EC 443(2009)1, the EU-wide CO2 emission target for passenger cars is currently set at 120 g/km. This target must be met through improvements to power train performance, as measured by the NEDC test cycle, and credits obtained via the eco-innovation scheme. In addition to these tools, 10g CO2/km are meant to be saved by way of complementary measures. Read more »
Energy Performance of Buildings Directive

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EU ETS - How to improve the carbon leakage risk assessment?

Glass for Europe's Industrial Renaissance

Collect, Sort, Recycle! Glass is a resource, let's not waste it!