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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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    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? 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

    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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    The Same Reputation. A New Identity.

    Two years ago, Vitro acquired PPG Flat Glass. Today, as one of the world’s largest global glass producers, the key to our success lies in the strength of our partnerships.

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Finding the Right Glass to Eliminate the Green

 

The Common Uses of Clear Glass

Clear glass is extremely common, and is popular in a variety of architectural design applications. From applications ranging from vision glass to spandrel glass, clear glass is often specified due to its versatility and ability to serve as a substrate for low-emissivity (low-E) coatings. In addition to its compatibility with solar control or passive low-E coatings, clear glass is also relatively inexpensive, and is frequently selected for its neutral color.