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GGF launch two updated consumer publications

The Glass and Glazing Federation (GGF) is pleased to announce the launch of the updated ‘Laminated Glass, Safety and Security’ and “Toughened Glass, Safety and Strength’ publications. This guidance document is to help guide consumers on the features of both products.

Steve Rice, GGF Technical Director, commented “We are delighted to launch these two updated leaflets on toughened and laminated glass for consumers. The GGF prides itself on technical experts that provide the industry and consumers the best technical guidance through GGF publications.”

The Laminated Glass, Safety and Security leaflet explains what laminated glass is and covers the main types as well as special laminates. Other areas included are appearance, marking, availability and a list of reasons why customers should choose laminated glass with a guide to the levels of protection laminated glass offers. It's a popular and useful leaflet for all laminated glass suppliers.

The ‘Laminated Glass, Safety and Security’ publication is available to download here:http://www.ggf.org.uk/publication/ggf_laminated_glass

This Toughened Glass – Safety and Strength leaflet explains what toughened glass is and highlights its flexibility for many glazing solutions and systems. The publication also outlines the mandatory (critical) safety glazing areas where safety glazing materials such as toughened glass must be used by law, in new and replacement glazing applications in all buildings. In addition the leaflet covers the extensive range of toughened glass and other thermally treated glass as well as process restrictions. If you manufacture/supply or install toughened glass this is a very useful leaflet to provide to your customers.

The ‘Toughened Glass, Safety and Strength’ publication is available to download here:http://www.ggf.org.uk/publication/ggf_toughened_glass

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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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