Vitro Architectural Glass
Posted: April 4, 2019 | Tradewinds
Kits contain 10 samples each of transparent and tinted-performance glasses with low-e coatings
Vitro Architectural Glass (formerly PPG Glass) announced that two new glass sample kits, featuring 10 samples each of transparent and tinted low-emissivity (low-e) glass, can now be ordered through its online literature and fulfillment center.
The transparent low-e glass kit contains insulating glass units (IGUs) with Solarban® 60, Solarban70XL, Solarban 67, Solarban R100 and Solarban 90 coatings on clear, Acuity™ low-iron andStarphire Ultra-Clear® glass substrates.
The tinted low-e kit holds IGUs with multiple Vitro Glass performance tinted-substrates finished with various Solarban solar control low-e coatings. They include Atlantica®, Azuria®, Optiblue®,Optigray®, Pacifica®, Solarblue®, Solarbronze® and Solargray® glasses. Each glass sample is labeled with comprehensive performance data, including visible light transmittance (VLT), solar heat gain coefficient (SHGC), U-value, interior and exterior reflectance, and more.
Robert J. Struble, manager, brand and communications, Vitro Architectural Glass, said that whenSolarban glasses are united with clear, low-iron and tinted glasses by Vitro Glass, they offer architects the industry’s most expansive collection of aesthetic and performance options. “These kits highlight only a fraction of the possible substrate-and-coating options available from Vitro Glass, but they are ‘must-haves’ for architect libraries that thrive on having the latest design and specification materials,” he explained.
The Vitro Glass Literature and Fulfillment Center enables architects to order a variety of individual glass samples and sample glass kits, as well as the latest Vitro glass catalogs, brochures and educational materials, at their convenience.
To learn more about the full range of sustainable architectural glass products available from Vitro Glass, please visit www.vitroglazings.com or call 1-855-VTRO-GLS (887-6457). The Vitro Glass Literature and Fulfillment Center can be found at samples.vitroglazings.com.