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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 | Elizabeth Cotton | Aug 28, 2018

Energy efficient glass: Products for every climate

It is crucial to consider how glass, as beautiful as it may be, will improve the energy efficiency of buildings.

Glass and Glazing | Aug 6, 2018

New design guide for structural silicone glazing released

AAMA publication describes proper guidelines and glazing procedures for structural glazing.

Jul 24, 2018

Elevate aesthetics without compromising performance with Vitro Architectural Glass

Robert Struble of Vitro Architectural Glass shares a new low-iron glass at A'18 that is set to be…
Glass and Glazing | Elizabeth Cotton | Jun 28, 2018

Adding value and longevity with anti-corrosion glass

A product like LUXCLEAR® Protect, an anti-corrosion glass from AGC Glass North America, can help glass-enclosed spaces like the shower, bathroom, a hot tub enclosure, or sunroom retain its attractive shine.

Accelerate Live! | Jun 24, 2018

Watch all 19 Accelerate Live! talks on demand

BD+C’s second annual Accelerate Live! AEC innovation conference (May 10, 2018, Chicago) featured talks on AI for construction scheduling, regenerative design, the micro-buildings movement, post-occupancy evaluation, predictive visual data analytics, digital fabrication, and more. Take in all 19 talks on demand.

Glass and Glazing | Bill O'Keeffe | Jun 12, 2018

Fire rated glass takes a big bite at the Big Apple

Every year, our company looks forward to participating in the AIA National Convention for many…
Glass and Glazing | Jun 7, 2018

Clear, fire resistive butt-glazed walls create transparent, connected and code-compliant stairwell

University of Wisconsin School of Business Grainger Hall’s east and west wings are now linked by a state-of-the-art Learning Commons that encourages collaboration through technology and design.

May 29, 2018

Accelerate Live! sponsor talk: Debunking daylight myths

In this 10-minute talk at BD+C’s Accelerate Live! conference (May 10, 2018, Chicago), SageGlass CEO Alan McLenaghan, PhD, debunks four common myths related to daylighting in commercial and institutional buildings.
Glass and Glazing | May 29, 2018

A shape-shifting aesthetic and energy efficiency define Manhattan’s iconic VIA 57 West

An audacious residential structure in New York City preserves spectacular outdoor views while minimizing solar heat gain.

May 24, 2018

Accelerate Live! sponsor talk: The impact of new fire rated glazing technologies to design, performance, and the environment

In this 10-minute sponsor talk at BD+C’s Accelerate Live! conference (May 10, 2018, Chicago), Tim Nass, VP of Sales with SAFTI FIRST Fire Rated Glazing Solutions, details emerging applications for fire rated glazing technology.
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