Saint-Gobain India Introduces Eco-Friendly Low Carbon Glass To Reduce Ecological Footprint

Saint-Gobain India Introduces Eco-Friendly Low Carbon Glass To Reduce Ecological Footprint

St. Gobain India has made significant progress towards addressing the growing demand for low-carbon construction materials in the Indian construction industry by introducing its innovative glass with a smaller carbon footprint. With this innovative glass, Saint-Gobain Glass India's mission is to achieve Net Zero emissions by 2050. Here is SURFACES REPORTER (SR)'s complete report:

This innovative low-carbon glass is the result of significant research and development along with exceptional industrial teams. Two-thirds of recycled content is used as raw material in this recipe for success and natural gas and electricity from renewable sources are used to boost output. In addition, an Environmental Product Declaration (EPD) will be created and released later this year to verify the product's achievement of a 40% reduction in carbon emissions. It will maintain the technical, quality, and aesthetic qualities of regular glass while contributing to decreased embodied carbon in construction projects and improved operational energy efficiency.

The building industry is one of the leading contributors to global greenhouse gas emissions, accounting for nearly 40%. In 2022, Arup and Saint-Gobain Glass conducted a joint study on facades to stress the relevance of cutting both operational and embodied carbon. Already playing an important role in controlling emissions from artificial cooling and lighting during the use of buildings (operational carbon footprint), Saint-Gobain Glass’s Magnetron coating technology improves efficiency while also reducing the embodied carbon content of the glass. 

As a result, building occupants may experience essential benefits such as natural light, solar gain and thermal comfort whilst decreasing the overall carbon footprint of buildings.

Image Credit: saint-gobain-glass

Keep reading SURFACES REPORTER for more such news stories.

You may also like to read about:

Godrej Interio and KMRCL Collaborate to Enhance the Aesthetics of Howrah, Kolkata Metro Stations | SR News Update

Govt New Precast Concrete Policy For National Highways To Improve Indias Road Network | SR News Update

This Timber Pavilion Amalgamates Research and Nature amid a Forest Canopy | Flora Pavilion

and more...


Post Your Comment

"Content that powers your Business. News that keeps you informed."

Surfaces Reporter is one of India's leading media in Print & Digital Telecast for News on Interiors & Architecture Projects, Products, Building Materials, and the Business of Design! Since 2011, it serves as a referral for designers & architects to know about inspiring projects and source new products. If you have a Product or Project worth publishing in Surfaces Reporter, please email us or you can also submit your project online.

Like Surfaces Reporter on Facebook | Follow us on Twitter and Instagram | Subscribe to our magazine | Sign Up for the FREE Surfaces Reporter Magazine Newsletter

This is alt