Şişecam, one of the world’s largest flat glass producers, attended the Zero Energy Buildings (ZEB) event ZeroBuild’22 Forum. Şişecam delivered presentations that explain the reduction of carbon emissions by flat glass products in the “Material Management for Reducing Carbon Emissions in Buildings” and the impact of nZEB on glass industry in “nZEB and Thermal Insulation” sessions of the forum. Şişecam introduced its energy-saving products to sector professionals and presented information on Isıcam K 3+ test tunnel at its booth, where attendees had the opportunity to experience the clearly felt benefits of thermal insulation provided by value added Isıcam products.
March 31, 2022–Şişecam, one of the world’s largest flat glass producers, continues to add value to life with its innovative energy-efficient products. The company undertakes projects and initiatives designed to raise awareness of the energy-efficient coated glass while conducting production, development, and R&D activities for these products. As part of this effort, Şişecam attended the Zero Energy Buildings (ZEB) event ZeroBuild’22 Forum held at TÜYAP on March 23-26, 2022 within the 44th Turkeybuild Istanbul.
In the “Material Management for Reducing Carbon Emissions in Buildings” session of the forum, Şişecam’s presentation explained how its products help reduce carbon emissions and in “nZEB and Thermal Insulation” session, further information about the impacts of nZEB on the glass industry from a legal and regulatory perspective is given. Şişecam informed the sector professionals about its exclusive products developed for effective energy saving and the wide range of insulated glass at the forum. The Isıcam K 3+ test tunnel received a great deal of attention from forum attendees who had the opportunity to experience the clearly felt benefits of thermal insulation provided by value added Isıcam products
Numerous spokespersons as experts in their respective fields and many academics attended the event. The ZeroBuild’22 Forum was organized in 16 different sessions under the slogan “Change Starts Here.” The Zero Energy Buildings forum was broadcast live on the YouTube channels of Turkeybuild Istanbul and ZeroBuild Turkey. Related topics such as energy efficiency in buildings and renewable energy systems were discussed at the forum. Another topic of discussion was the transformation to zero energy buildings which was made obligatory for all new buildings in the European Union as of January 1, 2021 and included in the action plans of many countries.
Şişecam was founded in 1935 to establish Turkey’s glass industry in line with the vision of Mustafa Kemal Atatürk, the founder of the Turkish Republic. Today, Şişecam is a strong global player in the fields of glass and chemicals. Şişecam is the only global company operating in all core areas of glass production – including flat glass, glassware, glass packaging and glass fiber. Currently, Şişecam ranks among the world’s top two manufacturers of glassware and the top five producers of glass packaging and flat glass. Şişecam is one of the three largest soda producers in the world and the world leader in chromium chemicals.
Şişecam plays a leading role in the flat glass, glassware, glass packaging, chemicals, automotive, glass fiber, mining, energy and recycling business lines. Şişecam operates production facilities in Germany, Italy, Bulgaria, Romania, Slovakia, Hungary, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Russian Federation, Georgia, Ukraine, Egypt, India, and the USA in addition to Turkey.
Şişecam is taking major steps towards its goal of becoming one of the world’s top three manufacturers in its main fields of activity. Driven forward by its highly competent human resources and smart technologies, Şişecam is continuously transforming its digital infrastructure and corporate culture taking into account the needs of the future. With 86 years of experience and 22,000 employees, Şişecam conducts production activities in 14 countries on four continents and operates a sales network in more than 150 countries worldwide. Şişecam is moving forward on its growth journey in line with its Global Excellence strategy and powered by an inclusive approach that supports the development of its entire ecosystem.Şişecam takes responsibility for protecting the planet, empowering society and transforming life with its CareforNext strategy, which is compliant with and centered around the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals. Şişecam uses all its experience and competencies to promote sustainable development in every aspect.