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GGF Energy Savings Calculator Given Digital Refresh

The Glass and Glazing Federation (GGF) has revamped its online Energy Savings Calculator, bringing the benefits of the latest technical data and a responsive, intuitive design to this powerful tool for consumers and industry alike.

The GGF Energy Savings Calculator makes it possible to calculate the potential energy savings a household could enjoy as a result of installing more energy efficient windows. The results provided include forecasted reductions in CO2 emissions, carbon usage and annual energy costs.

The original GGF Energy Savings Calculator (launched over 8 years ago) was consistently one of the most visited pages on the GGF website, where last year more than 100,000 consumers sought information on buying glass and glazing for their homes. The new calculator is now located on MyGlazing.com, the website designed by the GGF specifically for consumers.

As well as allowing homeowners to research their purchases and the effects of installing energy-efficient windows, the GGF Energy Savings Calculator is an excellent tool for GGF Members to use as part of the sales process.

The advantage of being able to show a homeowner a calculation based on their own home rather than a generic estimate is obvious however Members can show their customers how installing windows with different Window Energy Ratings (verified by BFRC) will change the ongoing future energy usage and cost savings to be had.

James Lee, Head of GGF Group Marketing commented, “If you deal directly with consumers, you can now use the consumer friendly calculator to show your customers approximately what their potential future savings could be as a result of upgrading their windows. The beauty of this new fully digitalized version is the speed and ease of its functionality. It is a vast improvement on the original and another digital tool that Members can use when communicating with homeowners.”

The GGF encourages all Member companies to use the GGF Energy Savings Calculator to show their customers the potential savings when installing energy-efficient windows. The GGF will soon be sending out information to Members on how they can link to the calculator direct from their website. http://www.myglazing.com/ggf-energy-savings-calculator.

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Glass and Glazing Federation(GGF)

The Glass and Glazing Federation (GGF) is the primary trade association for companies that make, supply or fit flat glass and related products representing more than 60% of the industry’s turnover. As such the GGF is the recognised leading authority for employers and companies within the flat glass, glazing, window, home improvement, plastics and window film industries. This includes double glazing, Energy Efficient Windows, replacement windows, doors, conservatories, applied film, hardware, safety glazing, sealants, fire resistant glass, emergency glazing, decorative glass, secondary glazing, solar control and plastics.

The GGF provides information for homeowners, professional specifiers and anyone seeking professional and unbiased information on any aspect of glass and glazing in the UK. GGF members supply replacement windows, doors, conservatories and Energy Efficient Windows in all framing materials including Aluminium, PVC-U, Steel and Timber.

The GGF is a great promoter of energy efficient glazing and the GGF’s Carbon Calculator enables homeowners and others to see how much money and carbon can be saved by installing new Energy Efficient Windows.

Architects and Specifiers are well supported with a range of literature and professional advisors to assist with all aspects of specification and related issues. GGF Members sign up to the Federation's Code of Good Practice and are vetted before being accepted. A free conciliation service is provided for mediation between customers and supplying member companies when required.

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