Tag - Solarban

Vitro Architectural Glass reinforces commitment to sustainability

Vitro Architectural Glass partners with various organizations and industry initiatives to reinforce its commitment to the environment. Vitro also establishes new product brands to realize the full potential for environmentally friendly glass innovation on a global scale. “Across North America and around the world...

Vitro Architectural Glass Earns Top 25 Product Recognition From Retrofit

Vitro Architectural Glass announced that Titan glass, a new oversized glass product for large-scale exterior insulating glass units (IGUs), will be included in retrofit’s Top 25 Products special. The ninth-annual Top 25 Products, which will appear in retrofit’s January-February 2022 issue, celebrates the products that...

New Garden Room at National Aviary Opens with Bird-safe Glass

New addition showcases acid-etched, solar control low-e glass by Walker Glass and Vitro Glass to provide views, bird-safety, energy performance. Vitro Architectural Glass (formerly PPG Glass) announced the opening of the new Garden Room at Pittsburgh’s National Aviary, which showcases bird-safe glass supplied by Vitro...

Vitro Architectural Glass: UCSD Health Jacobs Medical Center

The project is distinguished by a gleaming, point-fixed structural glass façade— fabricated with Solarban® 70XL glass on Starphire Ultra-Clear® glass by Vitro Glass Patient-first care is alive and well at Jacobs Medical Center, a 509,000-square-foot, 245- bed medical and surgical specialty hospital that innovatively...

SOLARBAN® 67 Glass Adds Sustainability, Views to New Portland Civic Center

New Portland Civic Center with SOLARBAN® 67 Glass Portland-based Lever Architecture specified the advanced solar control, low-e glass to support daylighting goals for the new Portland Civic Center. As Oregon’s first project to pursue LEED® certification at the Platinum level, the Meyer Memorial Trust in the heart of...

SOLARBAN Glass Enhances Sustainable Design of Swarthmore College Buildings

Vitro Architectural Glass products promote daylighting, energy performance for buildings at Swarthmore College Vitro Architectural Glass and Walker Glass recently teamed up to provide AviProtek-E® bird-safe glass for two new buildings on the campus of Swarthmore College: The Whittier Hall pavilion...

SOLARBAN® Glass Adorns Three 2021 Top 10 Green Buildings

AIA Committee on the Environment (COTE) honors three university projects featuring high-performance solar control low-e glass by Vitro GlassVitro Architectural Glass announced that three of the 10 buildings selected by the American Institute of Architects (AIA) Committee on the Environment (COTE®) as the top green...

Vitro Case Study: FIVE City Center

Five City Center in Allentown, PA features an attractive blue and gray mosaic-style façade that incorporates five different Vitro glass products. Executed through the Vitro Concierge Program™, an exclusive service designed to ensure supplychain success for large, complex or high-profile commercial construction...