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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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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.