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New tech uses metal layered on glass to boost light transmission and conductivity

By Stephanie Liverani / February 19, 2016

Researchers at the University of British Columbia (Canada) have developed a new glass tech concept that layers metal on glass to selectively filter light and heat waves to enhance conductivity.

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Cool roofs reign in warm-weather climates, but which roof performs best in the cold?

By Jessica McMathis / April 16, 2015

We’ve been told which kinds of roofs (green, white, and otherwise) perform best in warm climates and are most cost-effective, but which roof performs best in cold climates?

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Canada makes $1.5-billion investment in research funding

By Jessica McMathis / March 3, 2014

Starting with a $50 million investment in 2015-2016, the Canadian government hopes to inspire a new generation of researchers—and demonstrate a long-term, ongoing commitment to innovation.

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October/November ACerS Bulletin: Ceramics in Canada and Mexico, 2014 meetings, and more

By Jim Destefani / September 26, 2013

The October/November issue of the ACerS Bulletin will be in subscribers’ mailboxes soon, and it’s loaded with exclusive content you just won’t find anywhere else.

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News from the glass and refractory ceramics worlds

By P. Carlo Ratto / June 17, 2013

• Hindusthan National Glass & Industries Ltd. and other existing promoters of HNG Float Glass Ltd. have established an equal joint venture partnership with Trakya Cam Sanayii AS of Turkey to pursue float glass manufacturing in India. The parties have complied with the relevant conditions precedent under the JVA and consummated the joint venture transaction on…

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News from the glass and refractory ceramics worlds

By P. Carlo Ratto / December 17, 2012

• NSG is to put a float line at its Cowley Hill, UK site on hot hold. The CH2 Float Line in Cowley Hill will be kept out of operation on hot hold from Jan. 3, 2013, for three months. NSG said the decision was made due to overcapacity within the European glass industry. •…

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