THE GLASS INDUSTRY IN THE EUROPEAN ECONOMIC COMMUNITY
This energy audit of the EEC glass industry covers the activities in fields of flat glass, hollow glass and glass fibres for insulation and reinforcement. The glass industry uses 170 PJ/year of energy, i.e. about 3 % of the energy consumption in industry. The audit reviews the structure of the glass industry, the energy problems where the energy costs represent between 8 % and 14 % of the gross production value and analyses for each sector of fabrication the potential for energy savings. Energy savings bound to the use of glass products (double glazing, insulation fibres) are also estimated. Between 1981 and 1990 energy savings could reach 20 % in the glass industry, i.e. 35 PJ/year. A list of recommendations to achieve these energy savings is given in the audit.
Bibliographic Reference: EUR 9287 DE ,EN, FR (1984) FS, 190 P., BFR 600, EUROFFICE, LUXEMBOURG, POB 1003
Availability: Can be ordered online
Record Number: 1989122100100 / Last updated on: 1987-01-01
Available languages: de,en,fr