R&D

AGC and Panasonic to Jointly Develop "Vacuum Insulated Glass"

AGC and Panasonic to Jointly Develop “Vacuum Insulated Glass”

AGC (Headquarters: Tokyo; President: Takuya Shimamura) and Panasonic (Headquarters: Osaka; President: Kazuhiro Tsuga) have agreed to partner in developing vacuum insulated glass with the industry’s highest class of insulation performance*1, and releasing the product for sale in the European market. AGC will install a new production line for producing vacuum insulated glass at its plant …

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reduction in CO2 emissions, combined with significant cost savings may be possible for glass manufacturers

Reduction in CO2 Emissions And Cost Saving In Glass Manufacturing

Glass Technology Services have demonstrated that a reduction in CO2 emissions, combined with significant cost savings may be possible for glass manufacturers through batch reformulation. Carried out in partnership with Sheffield Hallam University, the EnviroGlass project proposed that substantial saving may be possible and has successfully demonstrated proof of concept for the substitution of raw materials …

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MATELAB: A new experimental facility to capture occupant response to smart facades

MATELAB: A new experimental facility to capture occupant response to smart facades

The Glass & Facade Technology research group has inaugurated a novel test facility called MATELab (Mobile Adaptive Technologies Experimental Lab), developed by PhD student Luna-Navarro and Dr. Mauro Overend in collaboration with Permasteelisa, Arup and the Centre for Digital Built Britain (CDBB).   MATELab is essentially a  free-standing  single-storey open plan office with a floor areas …

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