ASTM glass and solar energy committees will collaborate with US DOE on solar standards

Environmental Expert
September 17, 2009

All interested participants are invited to attend a virtual organizational meeting for a new ASTM International activity on solar glass on Tuesday, Sept. 29, at 1 p.m. EDT. Representatives from the United States Department of Energy, ASTM International Committee E44 on Solar, Geothermal, and Other Energy Sources, and ASTM International Committee C14 on Glass and Glass Products will be among the meeting participants. Potential standards topics to be discussed include:

  • Glass rating for withstanding acid rain;
  • Photovoltaic applications;
  • Coatings;
  • Durability; and
  • Solar hot water and heating systems.

The virtual meeting is open to all at no cost. To register for the meeting and receive a copy of the agenda, please contact Christine DeJong, according to a Sept. 17 Environmental Expert report.

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