33959_33959_NigelRees.jpg

GGF recommend energy efficient glazing to Government

  • 6 Feb 2015

  • Share

The GGF’s Chief Executive, Nigel Rees, believes that the installation of energy efficient glazing can help to create more energy efficient housing in Britain

In its letter of response, the Glass and Glazing Federation (GGF) welcomed DECC’s proposed moves towards ensuring energy efficiency targets are met.

However, it informed the Department that it felt energy efficient glazing was being overlooked by the ECO scheme. The company urged the DECC to take on a different approach when making homes more energy efficient.

After stating that inefficient windows can cause 23% of a home’s heat energy to get lost, the GGF recommended that Ofgem should include energy efficient windows as a primary measure under the Carbon Emissions Reduction Obligation (CERO).

In its letter, the company argued that suitable glazing can improve environments and, subsequently, improve the lifestyles and wellbeing of homeowners.

The GGF aims to continuing working with the Government to make energy efficient glazing a more prominent feature of Government schemes.

The company intends to follow the ECO scheme as it develops in order to keep its Members up-to-date.

Contact:

Glass and Glazing Federation
40 Rushworth Street
London
SE1 0RB
LONDON

t: 0207 939 9101

Visit the Glass and Glazing Federation (GGF) website

Leave a Reply

More articles

Schueco

Schueco UK Excellence Awards now open for entries

Schueco UK are calling on architects, main contractors and specialist contractors to submit entries to the 2019 Schueco Excellence Awards for Design and Innovation.

Posted in Aluminium Products, Articles, Awards, Building Industry Events, Building Industry News, Building Products & Structures, Building Systems, Doors, Posts, Steel and Structural Frames, Walls, Windows

  • Share
Lifestyle Flooring

Amtico Vs Karndean - Lifestyle Flooring take a look

Lifestyle Flooring have taken a look at two popular types of vinyl flooring; Amtico and Karndean, analysing what to consider when choosing between them.

Posted in Articles, Building Industry News, Building Products & Structures, Floors, Interior Design & Construction, Interiors, Posts, Research & Materials Testing, Restoration & Refurbishment, Retrofit & Renovation, Timber Buildings and Timber Products, Wooden products

  • Share
Screen Shot 2019-01-17 at 15.59.27

REHAU introduces 5 videos showcasing first-class service for district heating

REHAU has announced that it will be releasing five new videos demonstrating the various benefits provided by its District Heating division.

Posted in Articles, Building Industry News, Building Products & Structures, Building Services, Heating Systems, Controls and Management, Pipes, Posts

  • Share
Lifestyle Flooring

Engineered Wood Flooring Vs Hardwood Flooring - Lifestyle Flooring investigate

Lifestyle Flooring have taken a look at the essential difference between engineered wood flooring and hardwood flooring, with the intention of it helping people make informed decisions.

Posted in Articles, Building Industry News, Building Products & Structures, Floors, Posts, Research & Materials Testing, Timber Buildings and Timber Products, Wooden products