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Category Archives: EPA

Global energy efficient glass market expected to make major strides by 2026

Advancements in insulated glass, and increased regulations regarding carbon emissions, are expected to grow the sales of energy efficient glass into the next decade. According to BIS Research, a market research firm located in Bloomington, Minn. that specializes in emerging technologies, the global energy efficient glass market is expected to reach about $18 billion by […]


Energy Star Fenestration Program in Flux After Federal Scrutiny

This fall the U.S. House passed a government-wide spending bill that funds the Energy Star program at $33 million, which is 53% less than current funding levels. An earlier draft of the budget proposed wiping out the program completely. The future of Energy Star continues to be in flux. Operated by the U.S. Environmental Protection […]


EPA Wants Your Feedback on Low-E Glass

Glassmakers invested in the green window market need to know that the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has just released its first draft of its ENERGY STAR specifications for exterior and interior storm windows. The agency is soliciting feedback from glass manufacturers to help in its revision process. The specification applies to low-emissivity storm windows, […]