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 Architectural Glass

02-20-14
PPG earns DOE funding to develop dynamically responsive IR window coating – Technology aims to maintain daylighting, control solar heat gain
02-11-14
Bush of PPG elected to NFRC board – PPG veteran to represent primary glass manufacturers
01-30-14
PPG creates new BIM library, adds custom BIM file creation to tool – Architects can use PPG Glass eVIEW to generate BIM files for any glass configuration
01-29-14
Florida builder uses SOLARBAN 60 glass for luxury net-zero-energy model home – Low-emissivity glass helps sunlit home cut air conditioning use, eliminate electric bills
01-21-14
PPG to sponsor 61st annual Progressive Architecture Awards ceremony – Event to be held at The Modern, New York, Feb. 20
01-06-14
PPG launches new, more interactive architectural glass project photo gallery – New sort, map, view features help architects navigate expanded image library
12-16-13
PPG glass helps win 2013 Green Design Award from USGlass magazine – Winning Center for Sustainable Landscapes at Phipps Conservatory uses PPG glass
12-04-13
Bullitt Center, world’s ‘greenest’ office building, constructed with PPG glass – SOLARBAN 60, STARPHIRE glasses help draw 82 percent of lighting needs from sun
11-13-13
PPG introduces two new AIA continuing education classes for glass – Topics cover glass production, processing, performance and low-emissivity coatings
10-31-13
Canadian Green Building Award winner constructed with SOLARBAN 60 glass – Triple-glazed IGUs with PPG glass integrated into high-performance building envelope
10-23-13
PPG names Patterson international sales manager for Latin America – Industry veteran to cover Central and South America, Mexico, Caribbean
10-22-13
SOLARBAN 60 glass helps addition to Wright landmark earn LEED certification – Expanded Wisconsin meeting house saves on energy with geometry, bioclimatic design
10-08-13
PPG introduces SOLARBAN 67 glass for residential windows – Neutral coating provides excellent solar control, brilliantly clear exterior appearance
10-02-13
Students to feature SOLARBAN 70XL glass by PPG in 2013 Solar Decathlon home – Energy-efficient glass specified by Missouri University of Science & Technology team
09-30-13
PPG earns 2013 Glass Magazine Award for digital glass visualizer – Proprietary software aids specification by rendering architectural glasses in 3-D
09-30-13
Texas hospital is first major building to feature SOLARBAN R100 glass by PPG – Curved facade incorporates SOLARBAN R100 glass over OPTIBLUE glass substrate
09-24-13
PPG publishes new glass catalog in print and electronic versions – Brochure highlights new project photography, SOLARBAN, SUNGATE products
09-10-13
PPG launches new residential glass website for homeowners, window makers – Educational content, expanded product info help homeowners shop for window glass
08-28-13
PPG to showcase SOLARBAN 67 glass at GlassBuild America – Online education center, eView specification tool to be highlighted
08-14-13
CLARVISTA glass among ‘101 Best Products of the Year’ per Professional Builder – Proprietary coating keeps shower glass looking newer, longer
08-05-13
Bush Presidential Center features PPG glass, coatings, paint – Advanced products help building achieve LEED Platinum certification
07-29-13
PPG glass, coatings used on five of AIA top 10 ‘green’ building projects for 2013 – Awards based on design excellence, performance data, environmental stewardship
07-10-13
PPG Glass eVIEW helps architects, industry pros build, see virtual glass in 3-D – Search, construct, view, compare architectural glasses in range of building settings
07-10-13
PPG earns Excellence in Advertising Award from Architectural Record – Architectural metal coatings, glass ads recognized for online user engagement
06-25-13
SOLARBAN 60 glass helps former Nabisco bakery earn LEED Platinum rating – Pittsburgh’s Bakery Square houses local Google offices
06-14-13
SOLARBAN 60 glass by PPG helps Legg Mason Tower earn LEED Silver – All-glass envelope promotes daylighting, energy efficiency for Baltimore landmark
05-29-13
PPG publishes updated STARPHIRE Glass Edge Color Guide – Four-page brochure highlights edge color in varying lengths of ultra-clear glass
05-13-13
PPG appoints Boone as market manager, residential glass segment – 33-year pro to help window makers, consumers meet stricter energy-saving mandates
05-02-13
PPG to showcase SOLARBAN 67 glass at AIA National Convention and Expo – New glass catalog, online education center, eView tool to be highlighted
04-05-13
SOLARBAN 67 glass by PPG introduces new architectural glass aesthetic – Virtually imperceptible coating transmits, reflects true ambient color, light
04-02-13
PPG introduces VISTACOOL ATLANTICA glass for commercial buildings – Moderately reflective, emerald green glass offers spectral selectivity in any climate zone
03-28-13
PPG launches online glass education center – Site provides answers about designing, specifying and building with glass
03-20-13
U.S. Department of Energy honors PPG scientists for advances in OLED lighting – PPG develops low-cost integrated glass substrate for commercial OLED lighting
03-06-13
New brochure highlights PPG Residential IG Service Center capabilities
02-19-13
PPG to sponsor 60th annual Progressive Architecture Awards Celebration
02-15-13
Funyak of PPG to speak at Building Envelope Contractors (BEC) Conference – Will preview new SOLARBAN 67 glass at Glass Association of North America event
02-11-13
San Diego hospital with PPG glass named best of 2012 by ENR California – Palomar Medical Center West features SOLARBAN 60 and SOLARBAN 70XL glasses
01-31-13
PPG glass requests for LEED documentation surpass 1,000 – Commercial, education markets lead pace as average building size shrinks
01-21-13
CLARVISTA glass recognized among ‘Products of the Year’ by USGlass magazine – Clear shower glass keeps showroom look longer than competing products
01-03-13
Virginia apartment complex first to showcase SOLARBAN 70XL/SUNCLEAN glass – Windows specified for sustainability, low maintenance, according to architect
12-13-12
PPG brochure introduces SUNCLEAN glass for commercial building applications – Self-cleaning glass ideal for sloped and difficult-to-reach glazings
12-06-12
PPG glass helps utility operations center earn LEED certification – SOLARBAN z50 glass helps Tennessee Piedmont Natural Gas facility save on energy
11-26-12
PPG makes heat-strengthened 2-millimeter glass for solar applications – PPG becomes largest North American glass manufacturer with capability
11-07-12
PPG publishes data sheet for SUNGATE 600 glass for commercial buildings
10-30-12
PPG transitions residential insulating glass production to Carlisle, Pa. – Facility features first ATLAS line for triple-pane IG production in U.S.
10-22-12
PPG introduces SUNCLEAN self-cleaning glass for commercial applications – Durable coated glass helps building owners clean, maintain hard-to-reach glazings
10-10-12
PPG to preview SOLARBAN 67 glass at GREENBUILD Expo – New SUNGATE 600 glass also to be highlighted
10-09-12
Professional Builder editors name CLARVISTA glass among top new products – Clear, durable shower glass by PPG among 101 best new products of 2012
10-05-12
USGlass names Beuke, Struble of PPG among 100 most influential in industry
10-01-12
Babic of PPG to present architectural glass courses Oct. 11 in Miami – Continuing education event can earn participants up to four AIA credits
09-24-12
SOLARBAN 60 glass by PPG brightens Watsonville Water Resource Center – Advanced low-e glass helps improve sustainability of award-winning building
09-11-12
Two projects with PPG glass earn 2012 Glass Magazine Awards
09-07-12
PPG to exhibit high-performance solar glasses at Solar Power International – Advanced glasses increase efficiency of solar components
08-23-12
Award-winning ‘green’ school capitalizes on SOLARBAN 70XL glass – Buchanan Energy and Environmental Research Center earns design award
08-15-12
PPG introduces SUNGATE 600 glass for commercial buildings – Glass offers expanded low-e insulating performance options for various climates
08-01-12
PPG to display two new products at GlassBuild America 2012 – Company to highlight new residential service center in Carlisle, Pa.
06-25-12
PPG earns Excellence in Advertising Award from Architectural Record – Architectural coatings and glass advertisements recognized for online user engagement
06-13-12
Building-integrated clean energy expected to increase, PPG survey shows – Findings indicate that work in China, Canada and UAE grows among U.S. firms
06-06-12
2012 Carnegie Science Awards honor PPG glass scientists – Recognized for development of SOLARBAN R100 glass
05-21-12
SUNGATE 600 glass by PPG named Green Builder Magazine ‘Hot 50’ Product
05-08-12
PPG to sponsor Open Source Office at AIA Expo
04-30-12
PPG presentation at GLASS TEXPO paints bright future for architectural glass – Glass is fundamental to ‘green’ building revolution, according to Arbab
04-23-12
PPG to debut two new architectural glasses, powder coating at AIA Show
04-11-12
Phipps Center for Sustainable Landscapes to feature PPG glass – Energy-efficient glass to help building become one of first certified ‘living’ buildings

 Metal Coatings

02-17-14
New flyer highlights innovative DURANAR specialty coatings by PPG – Color-shifting, textured and pearlescent coatings among offerings
01-29-14
PPG video features DURANAR GR, CORAFLON GR graffiti-resistant clear coats – Four-minute video describes, demonstrates graffiti-removal system for metal panels
10-25-13
PPG introduces DURANAR GR and CORAFLON GR graffiti-resistant coatings
10-24-13
PPG celebrates 50th anniversary of electrocoat technology – First service line launched for General Electric in 1963
10-09-13
PPG publishes color guide for architectural liquid, powder coatings – Brochure features color chips, product codes for 90 colors in seven formulations
10-08-13
PPG to display full range of products at Powder Coating 2013 – SILVERSAN coatings join DURANAR, CORAFLON and ENVIROCRON brands
09-30-13
PPG to display decorative specialty coatings at METALCON 2013 – Products feature unique pigments, textures and finishes
09-09-13
PPG to highlight DURANAR, CORAFLON coatings at CONSTRUCT 2013 – Versatile, high-end coatings suit wide range of architectural applications
08-09-13
PPG publishes new liquid coatings brochure – Four-page booklet highlights products, color and customer support capabilities
08-01-13
PPG to reinstate CORAFLON brand name for FEVE architectural powder coatings – Name is more familiar to architects than NEWLAR brand name, which will be retired
07-01-13
PPG industrial coatings business expands social media capabilities – Business using Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn to share news, interact with customers
06-24-13
PPG introduces online electronic billing for industrial coatings customers – New service offers prescheduled payments, email alerts, 24-hour account access
06-10-13
PPG donates coatings to Habitat for Humanity project at AIA National Convention – DURANAR ULTRA-COOL coatings to help achieve LEED Platinum certification goal
06-07-13
PPG publishes data sheet for SILVERSAN anti-microbial-protected powder coating – Silver-ionic technology meets growing demand for hygienic, high-touch coating
05-30-13
PPG introduces ULTRAPAX packaged coatings system for metal substrates – Single-source pretreatment, powder coatings system offers value, performance
03-07-13
New PPG data sheet matches powder coatings, AAMA performance specs
02-15-13
PPG to display new DURASTAR, DURAFORM coatings at Frame Building Expo – Company also highlighting next-generation DURANAR coatings
12-04-12
PPG receives Chairman’s Award at METALCON 2012 – Honored for sustainable, color-shifting coatings on port building in San Diego
11-09-12
PPG to debut ULTRAPAX coatings package at FABTECH – Liquid, powder, pretreatment and e-coat products also highlighted at Las Vegas event
11-05-12
PPG to exhibit fastener coatings at STAFDA show in Orlando – Event scheduled Nov. 4-6 at Orange County Convention Center
10-17-12
PPG to acquire industrial coatings producer Spraylat
10-10-12
PPG to exhibit next-generation DURANAR coatings at GREENBUILD Expo – Infrared-reflective ULTRA-COOL technology highlighted
10-02-12
PPG to highlight new, improved family of coil coatings at METALCON 2012 – Company to introduce next-generation DURANAR coatings
09-20-12
PPG white paper covers performance expectations for UV-durable coil coatings – Document examines long-term performance of several coating technologies
09-06-12
PPG to display solar component coatings at Solar Power International – Event set for Sept. 10-13 at Orange County Convention Center in Orlando
08-30-12
PPG introduces next-day shipping program for in-stock powder coatings – Offering quick delivery of coatings in 136 certified RAL CLASSIC colors
08-29-12
PPG to display environmentally advanced coatings at CONSTRUCT 2012
08-14-12
DURANAR coatings featured on award-winning window products
08-08-12
PPG publishes ‘Quick-Ship Color Selector’ brochure for powder coatings – Booklet highlights 112 popular in-stock colors and clears
08-02-12
PPG introduces Secure Launch Excellence process – Brochure details new process focusing on rapid coatings development, integration
08-01-12
PPG certified metal panel program adds six Nucor Buildings Group companies
07-23-12
PPG hosts customer conference on building materials in Chengdu – Bolsters Western China construction market, promotes industry exchange
04-05-12
PPG announces price increase for industrial coatings in Asia/Pacific region – Liquid, powder, e-coat product prices to increase April 1 or as permissible by contract

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2013 AIA Design Expo
Denver, CO
June 20-22, 2013