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AGC Specialty Glass Adopted for Use by Solar Power Plant

Asahi Glass Co. (AGC) recently announced that the Eneseed Hibiki Solar Photovoltaic Power Plant has adopted Leoflex™, AGC’s chemically strengthened specialty glass, and Plalloy™, a fiber-reinforced plastic (FRP) material developed by AGC Matex Co., Ltd., one of AGC’s subsidiaries. 


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Energy-Efficient Construction Technologies to Reach $60.2 Billion in 2019

The global market for energy-efficient technologies in commercial buildings is expected to grow to more than $60.2 billion by 2019.


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Builder Confidence Hits Highest Level Since November 2005

Builder confidence in the market for newly built, single-family homes rose for a fourth consecutive month in September to a level of 59 on the National Association of Home Builders/Wells Fargo Housing Market Index (HMI).


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Owens Corning Named to Dow Jones Sustainability World Index for Fifth Straight Year

For the fifth year in a row, Owens Corning has earned placement in the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index in recognition of its sustainability initiatives.


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Donated PPG Glass Helps Facility Save Energy

PPG Industries recently donated SOLARBAN® 67, SOLARBRONZE® and SUNGATE® 500 glasses to Pittsburgh-based Angels’ Place to enable the installation of 142 new energy-efficient windows at its Swissvale facility.


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Commercial Applications on the Rise for Smart Glass

According to a report by MarketsandMarkets, the smart glass market was worth $1.6 billion in 2013 and is expected to reach $5.8 billion by 2020, growing at an estimated compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 20% from 2014 to 2020.


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Builder Confidence Rises Two Points in August

Builder confidence in the market for newly built, single-family homes rose two points to 55 on the National Association of Home Builders/Wells Fargo Housing Market Index (HMI) for August.


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PPG Completes Sale of Mount Zion Float Glass Manufacturing Facility

PPG Industries has completed the sale of substantially all the assets of its Mount Zion, Ill., glass manufacturing facility to automotive glass manufacturer Fuyao Glass America Inc.


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AGC: Specialty Thin-Sheet Glass

Asahi Glass Co. (AGC) recently developed AFLIC™, a specialty thin sheet glass for architectural use, by using its technologies cultivated through the development of cover glass for smartphones and tablets.


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Growth in U.S. Residential Window Market to Continue into 2015

The Window and Door Manufacturers Association’s (WDMA) recently released its Window and Entry Door 2014 U.S. Market Study, which shows continued growth for the residential window market through 2015.


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