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Living Building Challenge About to Get a Version Older

Bullitt Center in xx.
Credit: PPG Industries/Tom Kessler.

Come late May, the Living Building Challenge will be taken to a whole new level. And as a result, the green building envelope will be pushed that much further. The Living Building Challenge is a building certification program, advocacy tool … Continue reading

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PNC Puts Façade to Test

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Test it before you buy it. Or in PNC Financial Services Group’s case: test it before you build it. The company has taken that concept to a whole new level over the past year and a half en route to … Continue reading

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PPG Reports 1-Percent Net Sales Increase in First Quarter

PPG Industries reported its first quarter 2015 net sales from continuing operations were $3.7 billion, up 1 percent versus the prior year, according to a release from the company. Net sales in local currencies grew 8 percent year-over-year, including a … Continue reading

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Glass Expo West™ ’15 Welcomes PPG Industries as an Exhibitor

PPG Industries is set to exhibit at Glass Expo West™ ’15, a two-day architectural glass event to be held March 19-20, 2015 at the Hotel Irvine Jamboree Center in Irvine, Calif. PPG Industries of Pittsburgh will be displaying glass in … Continue reading

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PPG Senior Vice President Navikas to Retire

PPG Industries announced David B. Navikas, senior vice president, strategic planning and corporate development, will retire March 1. “PPG has benefited greatly from David’s deep knowledge of our company’s strategic priorities and financial framework,” says Charles E. Bunch, PPG chairman … Continue reading

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USGlass Readers’ Choice Awards


This special section highlights products from USGlass magazine’s Annual Readers Choice Awards, which are selected by you: our readers. The results stem from a survey that included all of the products from the USGlass Showcase section, Annual New Products Guide, … Continue reading

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PPG, Pleotint Renew Marketing Alliance for Suntuitive, Solarban

PPG Industries and Pleotint LLC announced they have renewed their agreement to jointly market a commercial window glass system that combines self-tinting Suntuitive glass by Pleotint with PPG’s Solarban low-E glass. “Pleotint and PPG have a proud heritage of innovation,” … Continue reading

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Modern Day Theater

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The Jawas are moving up in the world. A new building in Singapore, tabbed the “Sandcrawler,” is a glass and metal manifestation of the Sandcrawler vehicle featured in the movie “Star Wars: A New Hope.” In the movie, the Sandcrawler … Continue reading

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The November Newscast Looks at Thin Glass and Our Green Award Winners


This month we’re headed back to glasstec to learn more about recent developments in thin glass applications. Also, take a closer look at winners of the 2014 USGlass Green Design Awards. Click HERE to watch the video on Youtube.

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Exhibitors Enjoying Upbeat Tone at Metalcon 2014

The positive vibes from the AIA and GlassBuild conventions earlier this year have made their way to Metalcon—the largest international event in the metal construction industry for metal construction products, technologies and solutions—this week in Denver, Colo. C.R. Laurence sales … Continue reading

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