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Vitro Architectural Glass Lowers Embodied Carbon Further, Releases NEW Environmental Product Declarations

Vitro Architectural Glass (formerly PPG Glass) has published updated versions of its Environmental Product Declarations (EPDs) for both flat and processed glass. These updates reaffirm that Vitro’s glass products contain less embodied carbon than the industry standard for architectural glass products and indicate a lower embodied carbon value than previously reported in 2017 editions of these EPDs.

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Glass and Glazing | Oct 20, 2020

Retaining Fallingwater’s Iconic Connection Between Indoors & Outdoors

In September 2019, the Western Pennsylvania Conservancy, owners of Frank Lloyd Wright’s…
Glass and Glazing | Sep 29, 2020

Glass helps Calgary Central Library convey collective and community

When it opened in 2018, the Calgary Central Library in Alberta, Canada, already was being…
Glass and Glazing | Sep 14, 2020

Is there really a glass box paradox?

Buildings are places which should promote the health, welfare and productivity of the people who work and live in them.

Glass and Glazing | Bill O'Keeffe | Jul 16, 2020


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Glass and Glazing | Jul 14, 2020

Glass catalyzes transparency, connectivity and identity at University of Kansas Medical Center

By night, the University of Kansas (KU) Medical Center Health Education Building (HEB)…
Glass and Glazing | Jun 9, 2020

Glass provides patients with clear, scenic views to create a healing, relaxing environment

Jacobs Medical Center is distinguished by a gleaming, point-fixed structural glass façade.

Glass and Glazing | May 26, 2020

Amazon’s Spheres blend extraordinary forms, conservatory function

The Spheres—the crown jewel of Amazon’s Seattle campus—went beyond the bounds of typical planning to achieve a stunning glass dome triumvirate. SPONSORED CONTENT

Glass and Glazing | May 8, 2020

Vitro Architectural Glass releases guide on decontaminating glass surfaces

The five-page technical document offers methods for cleaning and sanitizing glass surfaces. 

Feb 14, 2020

Chicago Starbucks Reserve Turns Stair-Climbing Into Unforgettable Experience Using Fire Rated Glass

The Starbucks Reserve Roastery in Chicago’s Magnificent Mile first opened in November 2019,…
75 Top Building Products | Dec 16, 2019

101 Top Products for 2019

Building Design+Construction readers and editors select their top building products for the past 12 months in the fourth-annual 101 Top Products report.

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