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YKK AP America Appoints First Chief Sustainability Officer

YKK AP America appointed Tomohisa Kato as its first-ever chief sustainability officer.

Making Sustainability and Resilience Part of Your Business

Sustainability and resiliency are two key words we often hear in the industry. But this summer seems to have made these topics more top of mind than ever.

Vitro Architectural Glass Celebrates Commitment to Sustainability in Recognition of Earth Day

In observance of Earth Day, Vitro Architectural Glass is recognizing its growth as an environmentally-focused business and ongoing commitment to meeting the standards of sustainability certification programs through its introduction of new, sustainable products.

Fired Up: Sorting Through the Green Building Maze

Anyone want to take a guess at how many green product certifications there are in the world, like Cradle to Cradle or Environmental Product Declarations? I did a little digging to find out the answer after reading Glass Magazine’s March article on “The Green Building Maze.” As it turns out, there…

Prepare Your Talking Points, the Battle for Glass is Back

Are architects turning their backs on skyscrapers? This was the question posed in a recent CNN piece that interrogated the sustainability and energy performance of glass. The article, through interviews with several architects and other building industry officials, seemed to posit that glass…