Glass for Europe (former GEPVP – Groupement Européen des Producteurs de Verre Plat) is a trading association for building, automotive and transport glass manufacturers in Europe, established in 1962. The trade association acts as the interface between the European Commission and European float glass manufacturers. Their products have the basis of flat glass. Glass for Europe publishes several position papers and contributions that include, e.g. Eco-design furnaces, recycling, sustainability in the construction sector, the energy efficiency directive as well as the Buildings Directive, and on policy options for PV panels, financing energy efficiency etc. The association provides general information about energy efficiency, environment and manufacturing, product regulation, standards and markings.