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    Jumbo Glass: Bigger is Just the Beginning

    As projects become more and more complex, the commercial construction channel is seeing increased demand for larger expanses of glass that don’t compromise energy efficiency.

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  • Pittsburgh Treasure New Wings

    Why We're Giving a Pittsburgh Treasure
    New Wings

    Great design is frequently inspired by nature, which is why Vitro Architectural Glass (formerly PPG Glass) is dedicated to its preservation.

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  • What's in Your Spec?

    What's in Your Spec? A Checklist for Glaziers

    Awareness and diligence are key to spotting errors and deviations in glass specifications.

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  • The FYI on EPDs: Why Environmental Product Declarations Matter

    Environmental Product Declarations (EPDs) are quickly becoming valuable assets to architects and designers.

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    Green Id(EA)s: Earning LEED® Credits Through Glass Selections

    Vitro Architectural Glass (formerly PPG glass) has a long history of helping architects incorporate many of the principles codified in the LEED rating system.

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  • Ideas, Packaged: Vitro Glass Sample Kit Round-Up

    Ideas, Packaged: Vitro Glass Sample Kit Round-Up

    Vitro Architectural Glass (formerly PPG Glass) assists architects, interior designers and other specifiers throughout the design process by offering curated glass sample kits for product evaluation.

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Our Carlisle Plant: More Powerful Than Ever

 

It’s said that strength comes from adversity. If that’s the case, then Vitro’s float glass plant in Carlisle may be more powerful than ever.

Jumbo Glass: Bigger is Just the Beginning

 

Building design is constantly changing. Today, strict energy codes and ambitious designs are urging architects to evolve their designs, and manufacturers must provide solutions for these emerging challenges. 

Why We're Giving a Pittsburgh Treasure New Wings

 

Great design is frequently inspired by nature, which is why Vitro Architectural Glass (formerly PPG Glass) is dedicated to its preservation.

What’s in Your Spec? A Checklist for Glazing Contractors

 

Awareness, Diligence Key to Spotting Errors and Deviations in Glass Specifications

by Steve Marino

The FYI on EPDs: Why Environmental Product Declarations Matter

 

Within the past decade, green building certification programs and sustainable design practices have become decidedly mainstream. Today’s architects and their clients demand not only greater transparency but also easily accessible resources to help them design more sustainable buildings and meet sustainable design benchmarks such as those outlined by the LEED® v4 rating system.

Green Id(EA)s: Earning LEED® Credits Through Glass Selections

 

Established by the United States Green Building Council (USGBC) in 1998, the LEED® (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) rating system is a premier benchmark for sustainable design.

Ideas, Packaged: Vitro Glass Sample Kit Round-Up

 

Vitro Architectural Glass (formerly PPG Glass) assists architects, interior designers and other specifiers throughout the design process by offering several curated glass sample kits for product evaluation.

How to Use the Construct Tool to Generate 3-Part CSI Specs

 

Vitro Architectural Glass (formerly PPG Glass) has added a new feature to the Vitro Glass “Construct” tool that enables users to quickly generate 3-part specifications in the Construction Specifiers Institute (CSI) format, which is the basis for all building construction documentation in North America. Here's a succinct guide to help you efficiently utilize the new functionality.

How Vitro Architectural Glass & Walker Glass Are Saving Birds’ Lives

 

Each year, more than 600 million birds die in the United States due to collisions with glass. Vitro Architectural Glass (formerly PPG Glass) and alliance partner, Walker Glass, are doing something about it. Enter: AviProtek® bird-friendly glass.