CO2 Emission Reductions

USGBC Launches LEED Zero, to Address Net Zero Carbon Operations and Resources in LEED Green Building Projects

Addressing the net zero operations and resources in LEED Green Building Projects

The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) launched LEED Zero, a new program that will address net zero operations and resources in buildings. “Net zero is a powerful target that will move the entire industry forward,” said Melissa Baker, senior vice president of technical core at USGBC. “For years, LEED projects around the world have aspired to …

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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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Grasping The Benefits Of Window Energy Labels

Grasping The Benefits Of Window Energy Labels

Energy labelling has demonstrated to be among the most efficient way to promote energy savings and CO2 emission reductions awhile supporting the uptake of energy efficient products by empowering consumers. Glass for Europe has always been supportive of a meaningful European label for windows. Since September 2015, the European Commission has put on-hold its project …

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