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The Glass and Glazing Federation represents companies who make, supply or fit, glass and glazing products in the UK and internationally.

Being the industry authority, the GGF promotes best practice and sets the highest technical and health & safety standards. The Federation is also the voice of the industry in local and national politics helping shape and influence policy and legislation. As well as offering an array of benefits to its members, the GGF guides and protects homeowners when buying glass or glazing products and services. 

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GGF URGES COMPANIES “BE PREPARED” AS CONSUMER RIGHTS BILL BECOMES LAW

GGF URGES COMPANIES “BE PREPARED” AS CONSUMER RIGHTS BILL BECOMES LAW

The Glass and Glazing Federation (GGF) has urged companies to be prepared ahead of the implementation of the Consumer Rights Act which was granted Royal Assent and became law on 26 March 2015.

GGF WELCOMES REHAU INTO MEMBERSHIP

GGF WELCOMES REHAU INTO MEMBERSHIP

The Glass and Glazing Federation welcomed REHAU Ltd into full Membership with a presentation of their Membership Certificate at a meeting in Birmingham on 26th March.

BUDGET “UNINSPIRING AND EMPTY” SAYS GGF

BUDGET “UNINSPIRING AND EMPTY” SAYS GGF

This week Chancellor George Osborne announced his final Budget before this year’s General Election in May, the GGF has reacted by describing it as “uninspiring and empty”.

GGF WELCOMES NEW MARKETERS

GGF WELCOMES NEW MARKETERS

The GGF welcomed three new Members to its Marketing and Communications Committee (MCC) and a new full time Marketing Executive to further drive the GGF’s Marketing strategy and activity, following four years of consistent and substantial marketing growth for the Federation.

£70M GREEN DEAL FUND “NOT ENOUGH” SAYS GGF

£70M GREEN DEAL FUND “NOT ENOUGH” SAYS GGF

The Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC) announced the third release of the Green Deal Home Improvement Fund (GDHIF) will be worth up to £70m, but the Glass and Glazing Federation (GGF) maintains that the fund does not have enough incentives for consumers wanting to install energy efficient glazing

GGF WELCOMES GREEN DEAL REVIEW

GGF WELCOMES GREEN DEAL REVIEW

The Energy Secretary Ed Davey spoke at the Ecobuild Exhibition in London on 4th March and highlighted that:

GGF ATTENDS ENERGY POLICY POST ELECTION DEBATE

GGF ATTENDS ENERGY POLICY POST ELECTION DEBATE

On 2 March, the Glass and Glazing Federation (GGF) visited the House of Commons for a debate entitled ‘Energy policy after the General Election: Priorities for the next Government’.

GGF PLEASED WITH “PEOPLE IN GLASS” EVENT

GGF PLEASED WITH “PEOPLE IN GLASS” EVENT

Following the Glass and Glazing Federation’s (GGF) decision to be one of the sponsors of the recent People in Glass (PIGS) event in Manchester on 6th March, the Federation was delighted with the success of the event.

GGF URGES CHANCELLOR “BOOST OUR INDUSTRY”

GGF URGES CHANCELLOR “BOOST OUR INDUSTRY”

Ahead of next month’s Budget, the Glass and Glazing Federation (GGF) has written to the Chancellor, George Osborne MP to outline GGF Members’ concerns on several issues that are affecting the Glass and Glazing industry.

GGF CALLS FOR “MEANINGFUL” INCENTIVES AND REVIEW OF ENERGY EFFICIENCY SCHEMES

GGF CALLS FOR “MEANINGFUL” INCENTIVES AND REVIEW OF ENERGY EFFICIENCY SCHEMES

The Glass and Glazing Federation (GGF) has called for a review and overhaul of the Government’s energy efficient schemes following the latest Green Deal and ECO (Energy Company Obligation) statistics which show only 64 windows have been installed (under Green Deal) since the scheme started in 2013.

GGF BRIEFS MPS IN GREEN DEAL AND TRADING STANDARDS COMMONS DEBATE

GGF BRIEFS MPS IN GREEN DEAL AND TRADING STANDARDS COMMONS DEBATE

Following a number of complaints regarding Green Deal providers, Chloe Smith MP raised the issue in a debate in the House of Commons. Prior to the debate the Glass and Glazing Federation (GGF) briefed Ms. Smith and other MPs on;

GGF “UK INFRASTRUCTURE NEEDS MORE FOCUS ON ENERGY EFFICIENCY”

GGF “UK INFRASTRUCTURE NEEDS MORE FOCUS ON ENERGY EFFICIENCY”

The Glass and Glazing Federation (GGF) attended the UK Infrastructure Conference on the 3rd February at the Institute of Civil Engineers in Westminster and called for politicians and policy makers to put more emphasis on energy efficiency with regards to UK infrastructure construction projects.

GGF URGES COMPANIES TO “SHOW SUPPORT FOR NATIONAL APPRENTICESHIP WEEK”

GGF URGES COMPANIES TO “SHOW SUPPORT FOR NATIONAL APPRENTICESHIP WEEK”

The Glass and Glazing Federation (GGF) is pleased to support the Government’s initiative “National Apprenticeship Week 2015” to show how apprenticeships benefit businesses in the sector.

ROSEVIEW JOINS THE GGF

ROSEVIEW JOINS THE GGF

At the end of January, the Glass and Glazing Federation (GGF) welcomed Roseview Windows into full GGF Membership with Brian Baker, GGF President, presenting Willie Kerr, Roseview’s Managing Director, their Membership Certificate at the first Joint Meeting of the Conservatory Association and Window and Door of 2015.

GGF INCREASES DEPOSIT PROTECTION TO CONSUMERS

GGF INCREASES DEPOSIT PROTECTION TO CONSUMERS

The Glass and Glazing Federation (GGF) is pleased to announce that it has recently increased the amount of deposit cover to Members’ domestic customers.

GGF DELIGHTED WITH ONLINE PROGRESS

GGF DELIGHTED WITH ONLINE PROGRESS

The GGF expressed delight as the Federation’s online presence continues to grow at a considerable rate with January, showing a 25% increase in unique users and sessions against the same period in 2014.

GGF BIDS FAREWELL TO ALAN BARNARD

GGF BIDS FAREWELL TO ALAN BARNARD

The GGF said farewell to Alan Barnard, Conciliation Manager who decided to retire at the end of January after 26 years of loyal service.

GGF WELCOMES NEW VICE PRESIDENT

GGF WELCOMES NEW VICE PRESIDENT

The Glass and Glazing Federation is delighted to announce the appointment of Andrew Glover, Managing Director of West Yorkshire Windows as the GGF’s new Vice President.

SHADOW CHANCELLOR VISITS GGF MEMBER

SHADOW CHANCELLOR VISITS GGF MEMBER

The GGF’s strategy to engage with MPs who have GGF Members in their constituencies gathered pace recently when Anglian Home Improvements hosted a visit from the Rt. Hon. Ed Balls MP, Shadow Chancellor on 23rd January.

GGF SIGNS UP FOR G15 AWARDS

GGF SIGNS UP FOR G15 AWARDS

The GGF is pleased to announce that it will once again be sponsoring the G15 awards.

GGF SUPPORTS “WINNING BUSINESS – THE FUTURE OF SMART CITIES AND URBAN INNOVATION”

GGF SUPPORTS “WINNING BUSINESS – THE FUTURE OF SMART CITIES AND URBAN INNOVATION”

The Glass and Glazing Federation (GGF) is pleased to support a new event, “Winning Business – The Future of Smart Cities and Urban Innovation” which takes place at Greater London Authority Headquarters (City Hall), The Queen's Walk, London, SE1 2AA Friday, 6 March 2015 from 8am to 8pmLondon, United Kingdom.

GGF SIGNS UP FOR TRADING STANDARDS CONFERENCE

GGF SIGNS UP FOR TRADING STANDARDS CONFERENCE

The GGF for the third consecutive year has committed to supporting the Trading Standards Institute (TSI) Annual Conference and Exhibition, which this year will take place on 29th June to 2nd July at Bournemouth International Centre.