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

    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.

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

    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.

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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.

There’s No Replacement for a Full-Size Mockup

 

Mock-up evaluation is a critical element of working with insulating glass units (IGUs). While a 12” x 12” sample can certainly give you a good idea of the glass’s aesthetics in a general sense, there’s no replacement for evaluating a full-size glass mock-up.