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Cradle to Cradle

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Performance and energy efficiency

Understand how glass can influence a building's energy and acoustic performance

Applications of glass

Whether you need glass for facades, interiors, homes, or specific applications, we have a solution

Which glass is right

See how the right glass can help improve your quality of life and the beauty of your home

Glass is the ultimate building element, and can be tailored to each project.

We’re helping glass inspire more homes than ever before.

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BNL-BNP Paribas

Due to the clever structural glazing, the aesthetics are visually appealing, reflecting the building’s surroundings on all sides.

cube berlin

Architects 3XN have created deliberate geometric transformations that create a prismatic pattern of triangular surface reliefs.

NOBU HOTEL

Nobu Hotel Warsaw embraces the city’s charisma to create a genuinely unique, stunning structure in this cultural hub.

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Our story

Just as we were in 1932, we're ready to meet the challenges of now and the future

Sustainability

Find out more about how glass can support sustainable design

Quality control

We strive for quality in everything we do

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Glass Analytics

Access our comprehensive suite of engineering and analytical tools

BIM objects

Download and use our standardized Guardian BIM content to create project specific BIM files

Seminars and online learning

For anyone who is interested in learning more about glass and its use

Cradle to Cradle

Certified™ Products in Europe

Cradle to Cradle Certified Products
Cradle to Cradle Certified Products

Cradle to Cradle Certified® is the global standard for products that are safe, circular and responsibly made. For more than a decade, Cradle to Cradle Certified has been helping companies to innovate and optimize materials and products according to the world’s most advanced science-based measures. Cradle to Cradle Certified assesses the safety, circularity and responsibility of materials and products across five categories of sustainability performance:

Material Health

Ensuring materials are safe for humans and the environment

Material Reutilization

Enabling a circular economy through regenerative products and process design

Renewable Energy & Carbon Management

Protecting clean air, promoting renewable energy, and reducing harmful emissions

Social Fairness

Respecting human rights and contributing to a fair and equitable society

water

Safeguarding clean water and healthy soils

Product Scorecards

Each Cradle to Cradle Certified™ product receives a scorecard with its achievement levels for the five categories:

Coated Glass

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Laminated Glass

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Float Glass

Product Scorecard

Three of our European product families – coated glass, laminated and float glass products – manufactured at our European plants, have attained the Bronze level Cradle to Cradle Certification.

CRADLE TO CRADLE CERTIFIED™

CRADLE TO CRADLE CERTIFIED™

The advantages of building with C2C certified products

The Cradle to Cradle Building Charter encourages architects and designers to create positive impacts and beneficial footprints from the very beginning of their project. A growing number of brands such as BREEAM and LEED recognize the Cradle to Cradle Certified™ Product Standard as a preferred product designation for making more responsible purchasing decisions.

VIEW THE CRADLE TO CRADLE BUILDING CHARTER

Some of Guardian Glass Europe's C2C certified products