Doubling the window renovation rate would trigger a 66% increase in flat glass demand. A 2050 Climate-neutral EU economy will happen only if we ensure room for growth to strategic materials, such as high performance glazing.
Flat glass is largely a non-substitutable material, strategic for the massive decarbonisation of Europe. The expected building renovation wave will have a direct impact on the number of windows to be produced to meet the market demand.
An economic opportunity and a challenge for the flat glass industry to meet local demand with low-carbon glazing products made in the European Union.
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Glass for Europe is the trade association for Europe's manufacturers of building, automotive and transport glass, all derived from the base material known as flat glass.