PPG introduces SOLARBAN 67 glass for residential windows

Neutral coating provides excellent solar control, brilliantly clear exterior appearance


PPG Industries (NYSE:PPG) has introduced SOLARBAN® 67 solar control, low-emissivity (low-e) glass for the residential market. In a standard ¾-inch insulating glass unit (IGU) with clear glass and a ½-inch air space, SOLARBAN 67 glass provides visible light transmittance (VLT) of 55 percent and a solar heat gain coefficient (SHGC) of 0.29.
PITTSBURGH, Oct. 8, 2013 – PPG Industries (NYSE:PPG) has introduced SOLARBAN® 67 solar control, low-emissivity (low-e) glass for the residential market. Launched earlier this year for commercial building applications, Solarban 67 glass is formulated with a proprietary double-silver, magnetron-sputtered vacuum deposition (MSVD) coating that combines excellent solar control performance and a brilliantly clear neutral-glass appearance that reflects the true timbre and brightness of ambient light and color.

In a standard ¾-inch insulating glass unit (IGU) with clear glass and a ½-inch air space, Solarban 67 glass provides visible light transmittance (VLT) of 55 percent and a solar heat gain coefficient (SHGC) of 0.29. Solarban 67 glass also has exterior reflectance of 19 percent, which enhances its ability to reflect true-to-life color, and interior reflectance of 16 percent, which provides excellent outdoor views and a more comfortable living environment for homeowners. The winter nighttime U-value for Solarban 67 glass is 0.29.

For more information about Solarban 67 glass or other PPG architectural glasses certified through the CRADLE TO CRADLE CERTIFIED(CM) program, visit www.ppgglass.com or call 888-PPG-GLAS (774-4527).

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PPG Industries' vision is to continue to be the world’s leading coatings and specialty products company. Through leadership in innovation, sustainability and color, PPG helps customers in industrial, transportation, consumer products, and construction markets and aftermarkets to enhance more surfaces in more ways than does any other company. Founded in 1883, PPG has global headquarters in Pittsburgh and operates in nearly 70 countries around the world. Sales in 2012 were $15.2 billion. PPG shares are traded on the New York Stock Exchange (symbol:PPG). For more information, visit www.ppg.com and follow @PPGIndustries on Twitter.

 
Bringing innovation to the surface is a trademark and Solarban is a registered trademark of PPG Industries Ohio, Inc.
Cradle to Cradle Certified is a certification mark licensed by the Cradle to Cradle Products Innovation Institute.
 
 
Contact:
Rob Struble
PPG Flat Glass
412-820-8138
rstruble@ppg.com
www.ppgideascapes.com
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