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Viridian Glass and SOLOS Glass merge to become Australia’s leading glass business.

22nd September 2021

Viridian Glass and SOLOS Glass have merged to become a stronger and more capable supplier of processed glass to the Australian glass industry.

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The 2022 - 2023 Glass Guide™

28th July 2021

The 2022 - 2023 Glass Guide™ is now online and ready for download. The guide has has now been updated with Viridian's latest range of products, glass knowledge and performance data, which includes products currently being phased in over coming months and into early 2022.

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COVID-19 Update: Viridian Glass Operations

22nd July 2021

We continue to monitor the developing situation and restrictions across Victoria, New South Wales, and South Australia. There are some disruptions to our site operations at this time due to escalating restrictions in different states, please read this important update.

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COVID-19 Update: NSW and Victoria

16th July 2021

We continue to closely monitor the developing situation and evolving restrictions across both Victoria and NSW. Our Viridian Glass sites across Victoria and NSW are still safely operating during this time to continue servicing the construction industry. 

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Viridian Performance Data Documentation: Passive House

25th May 2021

We  have now released a new official Viridian Glass document for Passive House designs. This data now includes triple and double glazed options around LightBridge and LightBridge next™ products. This product information is supplied in a format that supports Passive House certification.

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United Nations approves 2022 as the International Year of Glass

20th May 2021

In exciting news, it has recently been announced that the United Nations has approved 2022 as the International Year of Glass. 

Viridian Glass Australia proudly endorses this initiative, and this is a fantastic opportunity to raise awareness of glass as a vital technology. 

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WERS Window Specification Resources - now available

12th May 2021

Viridian's glass products are one part of a window or door system, so we understand that it can be challenging to specify glass for residential windows to meet compliance and specification in isolation from the window ratings. To support our customers with this challenge we have produced two guides containing approved window data using Viridian Glass under the Window Energy Rating Scheme (WERS). 

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Commercial Window Specification Tool - Now Live

6th May 2021

Specifying a whole of window system for the current NCC 2019 Section J Requirements can be a challenge when navigating various systems within a climate zone or building type.
We have teamed up with Speckel to provide a support tool which outputs glazing system recommendations which satisfy requirements in line with Section J. It's available now. 

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Melbourne Design Week: Illuminance Glass Exhibition

23rd March 2021

Viridian Glass is proud to support GLAAS Inc with their exhibition for Melbourne Design Week which showcases the past and current use of glass and how it enhances our lives. 

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New Year, New Glass

1st February 2021

We are excited to introduce some new products into our range, as well as share some important product changes.

Please contact your Account Manager, Local Branch or installing trade company if you wish to discuss any of these products for your project. 

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International Year of Glass 2022

8th December 2020

We all love glass – but there are many more glass lovers like us around the world who are coming together to pledge that the United Nations make 2022 the International Year of Glass (IYOG 2022).

Viridian Glass Australia has submitted a letter of endorsement to support this initiative, and it is starting to build some momentum. 

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Holiday Closures and Ordering Information

13th November 2020

It's that time of year again! Please take note of these important Viridian closing dates, and contact your local site regarding your orders for the end of 2020 and early 2021. 

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Viridian Glass Mornington Relocation - Update

4th September 2020

In order to streamline operations in the Tasmanian market, Viridian’s Mornington operations will be relocated to the Viridian Rokeby Site. The date for this relocation has been confirmed as 21 September 2020. 

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COVID-19 Update: Stage 4 Restrictions in Metropolitan Melbourne

3rd August 2020

In light of recent announcements made by the Victorian Government regarding the movement to Stage 4 restrictions for Metropolitan Melbourne, we wanted to inform you that Viridian’s glass processing and logistics operations in Clayton South will continue to operate with stringent hygiene and safety processes in place to comply with our COVID safe plan.

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Greenhouse by Joost - construction commences

6th August 2020

Designer, restaurateur and entrepreneur Joost Bakker is a passionate advocate for sustainability. His passion for a ‘no waste’ future has led him to create innovative projects which showcase how sustainable living can be a reality if we design, construct and source building products mindfully. We are excited to support his latest project with Viridian Glass. 

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Wollongong Passivhaus Duplex

30th July 2020

We are excited to support this Passivehaus project which aims to produce important data to showcase the impact sustainable building practices will have on home comfort, efficiency and the environment. 

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COVID-19 Update: Metropolitan Melbourne

10th July 2020

We continue to closely monitor the developing situation and restrictions being implemented to protect health and safety as the COVID-19 pandemic escalates.

There has been an increase of community transmission in Melbourne, and as a result all postcodes in Metropolitan Melbourne and Mitchell Shire have gone back into stage 3 lockdown for six weeks.

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Glass Samples and Project Inspiration

21st May 2020

The Viridian Glass online sample ordering system is no longer available. We are no longer providing complimentary glass samples. Our website includes inspirational content to support the industry with glass selection in lieu of samples.

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Supporting Tamworth's The House The Drought Built

29th May 2020

The ongoing affects of the drought continues to affect many rural communities. G.J. Gardner Homes in Tamworth have spearheaded an initiative to auction off a home with proceeds going to support local drought affected communities. We are proud to support this initiative through our Viridian Tamworth branch by supplying glass.

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Viridian Glass Mornington Relocation

28th April 2020

In order to streamline operations in the Tasmanian market, Viridian’s Mornington operations will be relocated to the Viridian Rokeby Site.

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Windows will soon generate electricity - solar cell breakthrough!

21st April 2020

We are excited to support some breakthrough research by Australian Scientists on technology which allows windows to generate electricity.

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Builders - need help with your local projects?

2nd April 2020

We have strong relationships with the wider glass industry including window fabrication businesses who we are continuing to safely supply with glass during this time. We are here to help the Australian building and construction industry to keep moving during these challenging times.

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Update: Viridian Glass and COVID-19

24th March 2020

We continue to closely monitor the developing situation and restrictions being implemented to protect health and safety as the COVID-19 pandemic escalates. Please take a look at the latest information.

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Important update: COVID-19 and Viridian Glass

18th March 2020

Considering recent events, we want to reassure our customers and the wider industry that we are working hard to ensure the health and safety of our staff and customers, as well as minimise the disruption to national glass supply as much as possible.

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Introducing ClimaTech™

10th March 2020

Introducing the newest addition to Viridian’s performance double glazing range. ClimaTech™ offers quality entry level performance double glazing for spaces which require additional insulation.

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Introducing LightBridge next™

6th February 2020

LightBridge next™ takes the current LightBridge™ product and offers next generation benefits.

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The 2020 Glass Guide™

17th December 2019

The 2020 Glass Guide™ is now online and ready for download. The guide has a new look and feel, and has now been updated with Viridian Glass' latest range of products, glass knowledge and performance data.

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Viridian Glass Product Updates

16th December 2019

We have made some changes to our product range in light of Viridian Glass re-positioning as a glass processing business. These changes allow us to adapt to a rapidly changing market and puts us in a position to better support our customers with products which will service the needs of this market.

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Changes at Viridian Glass

2nd December 2019

Viridian Glass Australia has separated into two businesses; Viridian Glass and Oceania Glass. Each business will focus on different areas of the glass offering and specification to ensure we can focus better on supporting the industry.

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TechOnline Samples and Software

1st November 2019

A note about why our Viridian Samples and Software services are no longer available.

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