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A Legacy of Leadership PPG Industries: A Leader In Sustainability PPG IdeaScapes™ Green Products. Green Manufacturing. Glass and Energy Management PPG Performance Glazings Solarban® Solar Control, Low-E Glasses Sungate® Passive Low-E Glasses Oceans of Color® Nautically Inspired Tinted Glasses Earth & Sky Nature-Inspired Performance Tinted Glasses Vistacool™ Subtly Reflective Tinted Glasses Solarcool® Reflective Tinted Glasses Starphire® Ultra-Clear Glass PPG Certified Fabricator® Programs Performance Data

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The Omni Hotel & Residences, Fort Worth, TX Products: Vistacool TM Azuria TM/ Solarban® z50 Glass Architect: HOK Glazing Contractor: Trainor Glass Glass Fabricator: Oldcastle BuildingEnvelopeTM Cover Inset Photo Credits (top to bottom)

2. Brookhaven National Labs, Upton, NY Products: Solarban® 60 Glass Architect: H.D.R. Architecture, Inc. Glass Fabricator: Craftsman Fabricated Glass, Ltd. Owner: U.S. Department of Energy

3. Prudential Center, Newark, NJ Products: Solarban ® 60 Glass Architect: Morris Adjmi Architects & HOK Sport+Venue+Event Glazing Contractor: Josloff Glass Glass Fabricator: JE Berkowitz, LP Owner: City of Newark 4. The Cirque, Dallas, TX Products: Solarban ® 70XL Glass Architect of Record: PageSoutherlandPage Design Architect: Gromatzky Dupree & Associates Glazing Contractor: Haley-Greer Glass Fabricator: Vitro America

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1. McGill University – Schulich School of Music, Montreal, Quebec Products: Solarban ® 60 Glass Architect: Menkès Shooner Dagenais LeTourneux; Saucier + Perrotte

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City Center Plaza Location: Bellevue, WA Products: Solarban® 70XL Glass Architect: NBBJ Glazing Contractor: Walters & Wolf Glass Fabricator: Northwestern Industries, Inc.

the world’s first doublepaned insulating glass. to use the float glass process. is installed on Frank Lloyd Wright’s Fallingwater. coatings and paint are still used to preserve the architect’s signature masterpiece. which remains the predominant method of making glass today. 1945 1934 1920 1920s 1930 PPG becomes one of the first companies to successfully mass-produce glass. The patented Pittsburgh process accelerates production and minimizes waves and other imperfections common to plate glass.com 1-888-PPG-IDEA (1-888-774-4332) . the first environmental. the precursor to today’s Starphire ultra-clear. green-tinted.ppgideascapes. PPG unveils Twindow®.” 125 Years of Innovation 1883 The Pittsburgh Plate Glass Company is founded. heat absorbing glass. 1950 1960 PPG becomes the first glass manufacturer in the United States.PPG Glass: ALegacy of Leadership 1939 Whitewater low-iron glass by PPG glass. which foreshadows the green building movement by promising to keep “homes warmer in the winter and cooler in the summer. establishing the first plate glass plant in the United States. The product now known as SolexiaTM glass remains popular with architects today as part of PPG’s Oceans of Color® collection. 1940 Solex glass (now Solexia glass) is installed on the historic Lever House in New York City. launching the era of the glass-clad modernist building. low-iron glass. 125 PPG introduces Solex® glass. PPG glass. 1952 1963 2 www.

blue-green glass is introduced. becomes the showcase for a new generation of high-performance. 2000 Solarban 70XL glass. a new category of solar control. becomes the tallest LEED-certified building in the United States. reflective coated glasses by PPG. 2001 Philadelphia’s Comcast Tower. One PPG Place.1976 Peachtree Plaza. the tallest building in the United States. most transparent architectural glass. 2009 1970 1980 1990 Ultra-clear Starphire® glass is introduced at GlasTec ’90 in Dusseldorf. PPG introduces SunClean® self-cleaning glass for the residential building market. the industry’s first triple-silver solar control. is clad in PPG glass. low-e glasses that continues to set the pace for energy and environmental performance in green building design and construction. the tallest building in Atlanta until 1987. The Atlantis Resort in the Bahamas was one of the first large installations of the product.com 3 . It remains the industry’s clearest. color-enriched VistacoolTM glasses expands the range of aesthetic and performance options available to architects.37. a spectrally selective. 2000 1972 PPG launches Solarcool® reflective glasses. low-e glass is introduced at the GreenBuild International Conference and Expo. 2006 1974 PPG glass is installed on Sears Tower (now Willis Tower). Azurlite® glass (now AzuriaTM glass). Solarban 70XL glass remains unrivaled for its combination of solar control and visible light transmittance.ppgideascapes. sheathed partially in Solarban 60 Starphire glass by PPG. Germany. 1989 Subtly reflective. 2010 1990 2005 1-888-PPG-IDEA (1-888-774-4332) www. 1981 PPG launches Solarban® glass. With a light to solar gain (LSG) ratio of 2. designed by Philip Johnson.

Calgary Courts Centre Location: Calgary. Alberta Products: Solarban® 60/Caribia® Glass Architect: NORR and Kasian Glazing Contractor: Ferguson Glass Western Ltd. Glass Fabricator: Oldcastle BuildingEnvelopeTM Photo Courtesy of Robert Lemermeyer .

optical products. employing approximately 40. not just in an ever-expanding array of sustainable products. headquartered in Pittsburgh. Inc. PA Architect: Philip Johnson & John Burgee ➤ PPG Industries: A Global Sustainability Leader Legacy of Innovation PPG Industries.PPG Place Location: Pittsburgh. Commitment to R&D With research and development centers strategically located around the world. Throughout its history.ppgideascapes. Today.000 people in over 60 countries around the globe. but also through corporate business practices. USA.. Pa. 1-888-PPG-IDEA (1-888-774-4332) www. manufacturing advances and supplier partnerships that help protect the environment. is a global supplier of paints. PPG has earned an R&D 100 Award from R&D Magazine for eight consecutive years and generates 30 percent of sales from products introduced in the last four years. and now as a globally diverse coatings and specialty products provider. and to adapting existing technologies to fit the needs of new markets and applications. glass and fiber glass. The company has more than 140 manufacturing facilities and equity affiliates. beginning as a glass manufacturer in 1883. chemicals. build strong communities and enhance individual lives. that legacy continues. Largely as a result of this commitment. PPG continues to invest hundreds of millions of dollars each year in developing new and improved products and processes.com 5 .. PPG has blazed a trail of leadership and innovation. specialty materials. coatings.

Coatings. PPG IdeaScapes also is unsurpassed in its ability to match color across almost any surface imaginable. durable and environmentally progressive solutions for virtually every surface.ppgideascapes. trusted and reliable resource for beautiful. This devotion to Color Across Surfaces centers not just on how color looks. From initial design and construction to on-going operations and renewal. the industry’s only single-source solution for sustainable glass. Solutions. PPG IdeaScapes is a proven. PPG IdeaScapes has its personal side. drywall. aerospace. concrete and more. No one knows more about color — and how to select it. color consistency and good looks. turn to PPG IdeaScapes. sustainability. match it and apply it — than PPG IdeaScapes. appliance and consumer electronics industries. As one of the world’s most diverse building product manufacturers. from wood. product selectors and online resources. 6 www. stone and steel to aluminum. PPG is home to PPG IdeaScapes. too. coatings and paint.com 1-888-PPG-IDEA (1-888-774-4332) .TM Glass • Coatings • Paint PPG IdeaScapes™ Colors. For architectural products with a track record of proven performance. Surfaces. but also how it performs and protects architectural components as well as non-building-related products in the automotive. knowledgeable personnel with the experience and training to address all your sustainable building and design needs. backed by an exceptional array of tools.

Outputted performance measures include U-value. Visible Light Transmittance (VLT) and Light to Solar Gain (LSG) ratio.ppgideascapes. Visible Light Transmittance (VLT) and Light to Solar Gain (LSG) ratio. or by product name or type (glass. architects can search and compare more than 120 PPG architectural glass and coating combinations by product description and performance data. thermal stress and wind load analysis tables. which documents PPG glass data as they apply to the ASTM E 2129-05 Standard Practice for Data Collection for Sustainability Assessment of Building Products. ➤ Park Alexandria Location: Chicago. glazing contractors and other building professionals gain access to the following tools: Online Design Tools PPG Glass Configurator — With a click of the mouse. type or location. architects. IL Products: Solarban® 60 Glass Architect: HOK Glazing Contractor: Whitting-Turner Contracting Company Glass Fabricator: TRACO Photo courtesy of TRACO 1-888-PPG-IDEA (1-888-774-4332) www. PPG Glass Performance Calculator — This online tool allows architects to analyze and compare the performance of countless monolithic and insulating glass unit specifications by inputting glass type.ppgideascapes.com. coatings or paint). and other variables. there is a complete library of technical data. reflectance. LEED Resource (Green Certification) Center — PPG is eager to help architects. Solar Heat Gain Coefficient (SHGC).ppgideascapes. including winter U-value.com to link to Cradle to Cradle ® Certified architectural glass products. Solar Heat Gain Coefficient (SHGC). outdoor visible light reflectance. green product directories and other valuable resources.com PPG offers one of the industry’s most comprehensive portals for glass research. specifiers. coating surface. glass design guidelines and a glass specification guide. By visiting www. Architects seeking green certification for their buildings can download this white paper. Photo Gallery — Visitors can preview real-world PPG glass combinations and configurations by sorting through photos from hundreds of building projects by project name. gas fill and gas cavity dimensions. building owners and contractors earn green certification for their projects through documentation support and other services. product selection and specification. For glass specifiers.com 7 .PPG Glass at ppgideascapes. thickness. They can speak with a LEED support professional or visit www.

sustainability means more than “greener” buildings. a global clearinghouse of information that tracks corporate sustainability policies and GHG reporting. a process the company now licenses to save energy and reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions for other glass manufacturers around the world. as well as a stunning variety of tints that range from the clearest ultra-clear glass to the most stunning ocean. PPG Pure Performance ® paint by PPG Pittsburgh ® Paints made history as the first high-quality. The company also pioneered the development of today’s advanced low-e and solar control.and nature-inspired hues. low-e coatings. To learn what that means for architects seeking to design more sustainable buildings or to earn LEED certification for their projects.ppgideascapes. including Solarban 70XL glass. On the strength of these and other manufacturing advances. The engineering prowess that made these products commercially viable is zealously directed at making their manufacture more environmentally sound. are made with proprietary infrared-reflective pigments. 8 www.com 1-888-PPG-IDEA (1-888-774-4332) . Duranar ® ULTRA-Cool ® coatings. the world’s first spectrally selective architectural glass.com/C2C. This commitment. listed by ENERGY STAR and the Cool Roof Rating Council (CRRC). Cradle to Cradle ® is a registered trademark of MBDC. visit www. These and other innovative products are part of Ecological Solutions from PPG ™. low-e glasses.S.Green Products. the company’s fiber glass and coatings are used in lightweight turbines for the production of wind energy. along with countless philanthropic. PPG raised the bar by becoming the first company to achieve Cradle to Cradle ® Certification for its entire collection of architectural glasses. PPG offers many paints that are Ecologo-certified or CHPS-compliant as low-emitting materials. LLC. In 1934. These advanced metal architectural coatings keep buildings cooler while offering architects an expansive palette of environmentally progressive metal panel and roof colors. recycling. which features the industry’s first triple-silver. a collection of environmentally progressive products. PPG is the first glass manufacturer in the U. PPG has established aggressive targets for dramatically reducing GHG emissions. More recently. conservation and material recovery programs. Green Manufacturing. now known as Solexia glass. Beyond the construction market. In fact. PPG introduced Solex glass. For instance. PPG also leads in the arena of advanced architectural coatings. too. PPG is known for its energy-saving. to have its entire collection of architectural glasses Cradle to Cradle ® Certified. In the world of green construction. In addition to these metal coatings. zero-VOC interior latex paint to earn Class A certification from Green Seal. solar control.ppgideascapes. Advanced glass substrates and coatings from PPG also are instrumental in the production of photovoltaic cells for the concentration and collection of solar power. PPG pioneered oxy-fuel furnace technology for glass making. At PPG. low-e coating. has secured a top score for PPG in the Carbon Disclosure Project’s (CDP) Leadership Index. community.

WA Products: Solarban® 70XL /Solarban® 80 Glass Architect: Callison Architecture. Photo Courtesy of Denny Sternstein . Inc.West 8th Street Location: Seattle. Inc. Glass Fabricator: Northwestern Industries.

The energy performance of architectural glass is measured according to four critical factors: ➤ ➤ Leipziger Messe Neues Messegelaende Location: Leipzig. Continuing with the examples above. because of its dark gray tint. thanks to on-going advances from PPG in glass formulation. Starphire glass has a Solar Heat Gain Coefficient (SHGC) of 0. ➤ Caesars Palace Location: Las Vegas. transmits 84 percent of the sun’s available light in a one-inch insulating glass unit. the glass with the industry’s highest Visible Light Transmittance (VLT). Glasses with lower Solar Heat Gain Coefficients block the highest percentage of solar heat.82.21. Germany Products: Starphire® Ultra-Clear Glass Architect: Von Gerkan.ppgideascapes. Graylite II glass offers a Solar Heat Gain Coefficient (SHGC) of 0. which means it deflects 79 percent of the solar radiation.ppgideascapes. engineering and design. It represents the nomenclature for an entire canon of principles dedicated to the pursuit of environmentally responsible architecture. glass has enhanced its profile and capabilities as a critical asset in the design and development of green buildings. Marg & Partner Glazing Contractor: Ian Ritchie Architects VISI BLE Visible Light Transmittance (VLT) gauges the amount of natural light a glass transmits into a building. transmits only 9 percent of the available sunlight. green is more than a color. the most significant reason for glass’s increased favor with architects is its dual ability to transmit light and mitigate the effects of solar heat gain. Yet. Starphire ultra-clear glass by PPG. Over the past half-century. soda-ash and limestone that are both plentiful and relatively inexpensive. Beyond its obvious versatility as a building and decorative material. To compare. glass offers architects the environmental advantage of being forged from basic ingredients such as silica sand. On the other end of the scale. NV Products: Graylite® Glass Architect: Bergman Walls Youngblood Glazing Contractor: Accuracy Glass Glass Fabricator: Oldcastle BuildingEnvelopeTM 10 ➤ INFR ARE D www.Glass and Energy Management In modern architectural practice. a dark-tinted gray glass made by PPG.com 21 . which means it blocks only 18 percent of the sun’s heat energy. and. Graylite II glass. On the other hand. No building material balances these competing functions so deftly. Solar Heat Gain Coefficient (SHGC) quantifies the amount of solar energy (heat) that passes directly through or is absorbed into a building through the glass. there is tangible promise for even more eco-effective glasses in the future.com 1-888-PPG-IDEA 1-888-PPG-IDEA (1-888-774-4332) (1-888-774-4332) www.

1-888-PPG-IDEA (1-888-774-4332) www. If engineers could create a perfect spectral glass. low-e coatings must be glazed within the insulating glass unit on the second (#2) or third (#3) surface so they are protected from damage during handling and installation. the fourth (#4) faces directly indoors. low-e coatings can be glazed on the first (#1) surface. Light to Solar Gain (LSG) ratios provide a useful measure for comparing the potential energy and environmental performance of competing architectural glasses. U-Value quantifies a glass’s insulating ability (or ability to act as a thermal barrier between indoor air and outdoor air). which face each other and are separated by an airspace and an insulating spacer.g. GA Products: Solarban® 60 Glass Architect: HOK Glazing Contractor: WhittingTurner Contracting Company Glass Fabricator: TRACO Photo courtesy of TRACO ➤ INFR A VISI RED BLE Light to Solar Gain (LSG) Ratio is derived by dividing a glass’s Solar Heat Gain Coefficient (SHGC) into its Visible Light Transmittance (VLT). “Hard” or pyrolytic.➤ Whitehead Biomedical Research Building. but that practice is discouraged to protect them from direct weather exposure. cool air from air conditioner AIR CONDITIONER 1 2 3 4 Understanding Glass Performance Insulating glass units provide four potential coating surfaces. Emory University Location: Atlanta. The two surfaces inside the insulating glass unit.com 11 . Glasses with lower U-values are better insulators than glasses with higher U-values. it would transmit 100 percent of the sun’s visible light while blocking 100 percent of its solar energy.ppgideascapes. Coating 1/4" (6mm) Clear or Tinted Glass 1/4" (6mm) Clear Glass Outside Inside Because they are “soft” MSVD coatings. Solarban solar control. ➤ INSIDE Long-Wave energy. This calculation measures a glass’s ability to transmit light in relation to its ability to deflect heat energy. producing a Light to Solar Gain (LSG) ratio of ∞. and from the environment throughout their service life. are referred to as the second (#2) and third (#3) surfaces. The first (#1) surface faces outdoors. e. While this “spectral ideal” is physically unattainable.

is the first educational campus to earn LEED Platinum certification from the U. Green Building Council (USBGC).S. glazed with Solarban 60 glass. CA Products: Solarban® 60 Glass Architect: EHDD The Chartwell School in Seaside. Calif.Chartwell School Location: Seaside. ..

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com 1-888-PPG-IDEA (1-888-774-4332) .ppgideascapes. where its exceptional solar control attributes reduced initial capital costs for cooling equipment by as much as $125. Solarban 70XL glass can be used on the second (#2) or third (#3) surface with many tinted glasses from PPG. The study also demonstrated that Solarban 70XL glass has the potential — depending on the climate and the size. eight-story office building. That legacy of innovation continues today with Solarban 70XL glass. Department of Energy defines spectrally selective glass as any glass with a Light to Solar Gain (LSG) ratio of 1. see the data tables beginning on page 30.25 or better. Since Solarban glasses were introduced in the 1990s. which exceeds all other solar control. MA Products: Solarban® 70XL Glass Architect: Skidmore Owings and Merrill LLP Glazing Contractor: Ipswich Bay Glass Co. architects and building owners can dramatically lower their energy and capital equipment costs. For nearly 20 years. Less Energy.37. The study modeled nearly 300 energy consumption simulations for two common building types in 12 cities across North America.PPG Performance Glazings Solarban® Solar Control.25. Lower Equipment Costs. low-e glass that offers the industry’s best combination of visible light transmittance and solar control. With a Solar Heat Gain Coefficient (SHGC) of 0. As a consequence. For a tinted glass appearance in an insulating glass unit. PPG manufactures a wide variety of architectural glasses that attain or surpass Light to Solar Gain (LSG) ratios of 1. ➤ More Light. Solarban solar control. adding sleekness and beauty while delivering immeasurable energy savings.27 and Visible Light Transmittance (VLT) of 64 percent in a one-inch insulating glass unit. more than 100 million square-feet of these products has been installed on buildings throughout the world. allowing them to meet the new energy efficient guidelines for commercial glazings set forth by the Federal Energy Management Program (FEMP). including those from the Oceans of Color collection or PPG Earth & Sky performance tinted glasses. Glass Fabricator: Solarseal Owner/Developer: Harvard University The U. Northwest Science Building Location: Cambridge. These savings can approach $1 million or more over the life of a building. low-e glasses on the market. Solarban 70XL produces a Light to Solar Gain (LSG) ratio of 2. architects seek transparent glass that transmits high levels of natural light while blocking the energy-draining effects of the sun. Testing showed that one of the greatest benefits of specifying Solarban 70XL glass can be realized in upfront construction costs. design and window type of a building — to reduce annual cooling costs by as much as 7 percent compared to competitive products.S. Low-E Glasses For sustainable buildings.000 in a prototypical window-walled. Spectrally Selective Glass Harvard University. low-e glasses. together with a clear glass appearance. An independent energy and environmental research firm compared the energy performance of Solarban 70XL glass to that of other leading solar control. 14 www. To examine and compare the exact performance values for all PPG glasses in a variety of sizes and configurations. low-e glasses have set the standard for solar control performance in the architectural glass industry. Solarban 70XL glass is engineered to provide an unprecedented combination of high visible light transmittance and exceptional solar control. a technological breakthrough in solar control.

Solarban 60 glass can be used on the second (#2) surface for a clear aesthetic or on the second (#2) or third (#3) surface for maximum design flexibility behind a tinted lite.38 and a Light to Solar Gain (LSG) ratio of 1. CA Products: Solarban® 70XL Glass Architect: Hanna Gabriel Wells Solarbronze® Glass Glazing Contractor: Sunset Glazing Glass Fabricator: Vitro America Solargray® Glass Photo courtesy of Tom Kessler Greater Tacoma Convention and Caribia® Glass Trade Center TM Glass Azuria Location: Tacoma. Light transmittance from the visible portion of the solar spectrum remains comparatively high. Solarban 60 glass features a clear.ppgideascapes. Solarban solar control.com 15 . 1-888-PPG-IDEA (1-888-774-4332) www. color-neutral appearance that can be combined in an insulating glass unit with clear glass — or an outboard lite of PPG tinted or reflective glass — to give architects an almost limitless selection of aesthetic and environmental performance options. Solarban 60 glass has Visible Light Transmittance (VLT) of 70 percent. low-e glasses significantly limit the amount of solar radiation that enters a building from the infrared (heat energy) portion of the solar spectrum. a Solar Heat Gain Coefficient (SHGC) of 0. In a one-inch insulating glass unit.20 10 0 Spectral Curve INFRARED 100 90 80 (from left to right) ➤ UV IDEAL VISIBLE INFRARED 70 % TRANSMITTANCE PPG Clear Glass Solarban® 70XLGlass Solarban® z50 Glass Solarban® R100 Glass Hanna Gabriel Wells Location: San Diego. WA Products: Solarban® 60 Glass Architect: MulvannyG2 Architecture 1500 2000 2500 Glazing Contractor: Walters and Wolf Glass Fabricator: Hartung Glass Industries Owner/Developer: City of Tacoma 60 50 40 30 20 10 0 300 350 400 500 600 700 800 900 1000 1500 2000 2500 WAVELENGTH (NM) Solarban® 60 Glass Sungate® 400 Glass Sungate® 500 Glass arblueTM Glass SolexiaTM Glass 0 1000 As this chart illustrates. As the original Solarban glass.85. when compared to conventional clear glass.

65 is up to 30 percent higher than current competitive SBz50 A B products with a similar aesthetic (see charts below).50 both as a privacy glass and as a non-tinted material that harmonizes with spandrels and other building materials. An excellent Solar Heat Gain Coefficient (SHGC) of 0.30 0. it can function 1.50 1.45 Solarban z50 glass was developed to meet growing demand for a neutral-gray 0.20 Light to Solar Gain (LSG) ratio of 1. low-e glass that provides significant improvements in solar performance compared toLSG Comparison products in the same competing 1.40 0.25 percent better than competitive products with a similarly tinted aesthetic. 16 www. respectively. SHGC Comparison 0.79 that is from 17 to 29 percent greater than competitive reflective.45 0. crisp exterior for any building project. A low interior reflectance of 8 percent provides interior occupants with a clear.25 0. natural view of the outdoors. ➤ As these charts demonstrate.40 architectural glass that controls glare while providing the daylighting and solar control 0.00 SBz50 A B SBz50 A B . Solarban z50 glass combines Visible Light Transmittance (VLT) of 51 percent with a Solar Heat Gain Coefficient (SHGC) of 0.35 1. Solarban R100 glass has exterior reflectance of 32 percent that combines with the neutral aesthetic to deliver a clean.75 LSG Comparison Rosewood Court Location: Dallas.23 and Visible Light Transmittance (VLT) of 42 percent produce a Light to Solar Gain (LSG) ratio of 1.Solar Control Low-E Glass With its soothing. TX Products: Solarban® z50 Glass Architect: HKS Inc. superb solar control and the high levels of visible light transmittance architects have come to expect from this product line.00 SBz50 A B color for building occupants. SHGC Comparison 0. labeled A and B. Solarban R100 glass has reflectance of just 14 percent and transmits a pleasant cool-blue appearance that reduces glare without creating an obtrusive reflected 1. steel-blue-gray appearance. Glazing Contractor: Oak Cliff Glass & Mirror Glass Fabricator: Vitro America Owner/Developer: Rosewood Court. which is up to 23 0. The resulting 0. Solarban z50 glass brings a new aesthetic to the Solarban family. Because Solarban R100 glass uniquely balances reflectivity and color-neutrality. along with minimal exterior reflectance. low–e glasses.ppgideascapes.31.25 Inside the building. Outside. Solarban R100 glass also is among the best-performing architectural glass products on the market. Solarban z50 glass 0.35 needed to support sustainable design.75 architectural glass category.20 1. In a one-inch insulating glass unit. 1. neutral.com 1-888-PPG-IDEA (1-888-774-4332) ➤ 0. LLC Solarban R100 glass is a neutral-reflective.30 has a lower Solar Heat Gain Coefficient (SHGC) (left chart) and a higher Light to Solar Gain (LSG) ratio (right chart) than leading competitive products with a similar tint.25 1.

TX Products: Solarban® z50 Glass Architect: WDG and Elkus/Manfredi Glazing Contractor: Trainor Glass Glass Fabricator: Oldcastle BuildingEnvelope™ .The House by Stark and Yoo Location: Dallas.

Suvarnabhumi Airport Location: Bangkok. Several of these tinted glasses. Caribia and Solexia glasses to achieve Light to Solar Gain (LSG) ratios of 1. color-neutral coating of Sungate 500 coated glass can be combined with nautically inspired tints from the Oceans of Color collection or nature-inspired Earth & Sky performance tints to deliver an expansive array of aesthetic choices. Thailand Products: Sungate® 500 Glass Architect: Murphy Jahn Glass Fabricator: PMK Central Glass Co. And thanks to the increased emphasis on energy efficiency. can be further paired with traditional Solarcool reflective or subtly reflective Vistacool coatings to create an even larger menu of appearance options. The clear.35. the Sungate 500 coating on tinted glass traps furnace heat in the winter while effectively transmitting the warming rays of the sun to produce lower heating bills. joined with Sungate 500 glass.Sungate® Passive Low-E Glasses Sungate 500 Glass More than 200 million square-feet of Sungate 500 glass have been shipped in the last decade.45 to 1. Atlantica. . With a U-value of 0.66. The key advantage of Sungate 500 glass is its performance versatility. the value of this proven technology continues to multiply. a fitting testament to its status as one of the industry’s most trusted and proven low-e glass products. Ltd. from dark-gray and golden-bronze to lustrous blue or rich aqua-green. Architects and building owners seeking a spectrally selective balance of visible light transmittance and solar control can specify one-inch insulating glass units that unite Sungate 500 glass with Azuria..

On ultra-clear Starphire glass. or with Vistacool and Solarcool reflective coatings. Coated on conventional clear glass. . Like Sungate 500 glass. Visible Light Transmittance (VLT) is 80 percent.Sungate 400 Glass Sungate 400 is a complementary product designed specifically to help commercial buildings in heating-dominated climates retain solar and furnace heat.” Sungate 400 glass delivers winter U-value that is 9 percent better than passive low-e glasses such as Sungate 500 glass that are manufactured with a “hard” pyrolitic coating. Sungate 400 glass has an exceptionally clear aesthetic. Sungate 400 glass has Visible Light Transmittance (VLT) of 76 percent. it also can be combined with Oceans of Color and Earth & Sky tints. Manufactured with an MSVD “soft coat. In addition to excellent insulating performance. Sungate 400 glass performs best when specified as a third-surface coating on Starphire glass.

This minimizes reliance on artificial cooling and lighting.18 can be achieved by combining an Oceans of Color tint in an insulating glass unit with a solar control. Note: For added performance and aesthetic options. .® Nautically inspired Oceans of Color tinted glass provides high levels of transmitted daylight while lowering solar heat loads in commercial buildings. (formerly Azurlite® glass) Azuria glass offers an ideal blend of solar control and daylight performance in a stunning aqua-blue tint. resulting in reduced operating costs.92 to 2. Azuria glass yields a Light to Solar Gain (LSG) ratio of 1. low-e glass as a second (#2) surface coating. With Visible Light Transmittance (VLT) of 61 percent and a low Solar Heat Gain Coefficient (SHGC) of 0. Light to Solar Gain (LSG) ratios of up to 2. low-e inboard lite such as Solarban 70XL glass.39.56. all tints can be teamed in an insulating glass unit with Solarban 70XL or Solarban 60 solar control. The resulting Light to Solar Gain (LSG) ratios of 1.18 are among the highest in the industry.

07 in 20 one-inch insulating glass unit with conventional clear glass.50 in a one-inch 60 insulating its 60 percent Visible Transmittance (VLT) and 50 Solarglass unit.39 Heat Gain Coefficient tint 40 buildings with light-colored facades.A.49.com 21 . among the 100 best-performing spectrally selective glasses. Glass Fabricator: Viracon This chart compares visible light transmittance of tinted PPG glasses relative to their ability to block solar heat. Glasses with a Light to Solar Gain (LSG) ratio of greater than 1. Torre JV III Location: Puebla. With a Solar Heat Pacifica glass has a Light of 0. top to bottom) Atlantis Resort Location: Nassau. Staples Center Location: Los Angeles. with a Solar Heat Gain Coefficient (SHGC) of 0. its light-green color helps subdue interior brightness to 90 more pleasant work and living environments.ppgideascapes.39 in a one-inch insulating glass unit. (from left to right. Mexico Products: AzuriaTM/Vistacool TM AzuriaTM Glass Glazing Contractor: Cristaleria Mexico Glass Fabricator: Cristaleria Mexico Owner/Developer: Grupo JV Photo courtesy of Cristaleria Mexico S.a tance (VLT) of 38 percent.V. Bahamas Products: AzuriaTM Glass Architect: Wimberly Allison Tong & Goo Glazing Contractor: Commonwealth Building Supplies Glass Fabricator: Arch Aluminum and Glass L. CA Products: SolexiaTM Glass Glazing Contractor: APEX Glass Fabricator: Glasswerks.The striking aqua-green color of Caribia glass blends naturally with other building components to produce remarkably attractive commercial structures. Hong Kong Products: AzuriaTM Glass Architect: Skidmore. With Visible Light Transmittance (VLT) of 60 percent and a Solar Heat Gain Coefficient (SHGC) of 0. Caribia glass produces a Light to Solar Gain (LSG) ratio of 1. Solexia 90 80 (formerly Solargreen glass) 70 Emerald-green Atlantica glass has a Light to Solar Gain (LSG) ratio of 1.C. While Solexia glass has the 100 highest Visible Light Transmittance (VLT) in the Oceans of Color collection (69 percent in a one-inch insulating glass unit).25 are considered spectrally selective and offer a balance of light transmittance and solar control that can help lower energy consumption in buildings. Architects who want to make Pacifica 10 glass spectrally selective can team it in an insulating glass unit with Solarban 70XL glass or Solarban 60 glass on the second (#2) or third (#3) surface.41.A de C. to Solar Gain (LSG) ratio of 1. ➤ ➤ solutions for decades to architects and building owners worldwide. Inc Owner/Developer: L. Owings. Arena Co. The Light to Solar Gain (LSG) ratio for foster 80 glass is 1. This sparklingLight is a perfect complement tolow 0.35 and Visible Light Transmit..54. the result of(SHGC). LLC Hong Kong Convention Center Location: Wanchai. 30 20 (formerly Solex glass) 10 Solexia glass is a light-green tinted glass that has provided performance and aesthetic 0 ® ® 100 90 80 70 60 50 40 30 20 10 0 100 90 80 70 60 50 40 30 20 10 0 ➤ 70 60 50 Pacifica 40 glass expands the Oceans of Color collection to include a deeply saturated true blue Gain Coefficient (SHGC) 30 tint. 0 Spectral Curve 100 90 80 70 % TRANSMITTANCE UV IDEAL VISIBLE INFRARED 10 9 8 7 % TRANSMITTANCE Caribia® Glass AzuriaTM Glass 60 50 40 30 20 10 0 300 350 400 500 600 700 800 900 1000 1500 2000 2500 WAVELENGTH (NM) Solarbronze® Glass PacificaTM Glass Optigray® Glass Solargray® Glass SolarblueTM Glass SolexiaTM Glass 6 5 4 3 2 1 1-888-PPG-IDEA (1-888-774-4332) www. and Merrill Glazing Contractor: Builders Federal (HK) Ltd.

Inc.ppgideascapes. Glazing Contractor: Klein-Dickert Glass Glass Fabricator: Oldcastle BuildingEnvelope™ (bottom) Beverly Headquarters Location: Fort Smith. With a Solar Heat Gain Coefficient (SHGC) of 0. TX Products: Graylite® Glass Architect: Haldeman Powell + Partners Glass Fabricator: Vitro America (center) American Family Childrens Hospital Location: Madison. With a warm. with a Solar Heat Gain Coefficient (SHGC) of 0. bronze appearance.21 in a one-inch insulating unit and Visible Light Transmittance (VLT) of 9 percent. sky-blue tint that balances high Visible Light Transmittance (VLT) of 50 percent with a Solar Heat Gain Coefficient (SHGC) of 0.45 in a one-inch insulating glass unit. Optiblue glass features a distinctive light. Rich. Solargray glass combines a cool. Graylite II glass is ideal for glare control and privacy. blocks 71 percent of the sun’s heat energy. (top) Rosemeade Office Building Location: Dallas. A medium gray-tinted glass with a warm undertone. AR Products: Graylite® Glass Architect: Cromwell Architects Engineers Glazing Contractor: Fort Smith Glass Glass Fabricator: Oldcastle BuildingEnvelope™ 22 www. Solarbronze glass reduces solar heat gain and glare while providing Visible Light Transmittance (VLT) of 47 percent and Solar Heat Gain Coefficient (SHGC) of 0. dark-gray Graylite II glass delivers extreme heat load reduction and solar control with distinctive color contrast. Developed as a complement to Solarban z50 glass. light-gray appearance with Visible Light Transmittance (VLT) of 40 percent and a Solar Heat Gain Coefficient (SHGC) of 0.com 1-888-PPG-IDEA (1-888-774-4332) .To complement the Oceans of Color collection. light. PPG offers an expansive series of nature-inspired performance tinted glasses.29.49 in a one-insulating glass unit. the most of any architectural tinted glass product.51 in a one-inch insulating unit. blue-gray tint that blends seamlessly with other Solarban solar control. WI Products: Solarbronze®/Solarban® 60 Glass Architect: HDR Architecture. low-e coatings. Optigray 23 glass maintains Visible Light Transmittance (VLT) of 21 percent in a one-inch insulating unit and. Solarblue glass features a sparkling.

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This exceptional solar control. Vistacool Pacifica Glass Vistacool Pacific glass offers a deep true blue appearance along with a Solar Heat Gain Coefficient (SHGC) of 0. Pacifica or Solargray glass substrates.com 25 . When united with Solarban 60 glass in a one-inch insulating glass unit. Vistacool glasses are available in four distinct tints that may be combined with Solarban solar control. this combination produces a Light to Solar Gain (LSG) ratio of 1.20. Vistacool Glasses with Solarban z50 Glass For more blue-gray appearance options. then assembled with Solarban z50 glass in a one-inch insulating glass unit.E The Vistacool family of subtly reflective. Gateway Corporate Center Location: Dallas. Vistacool Solargray Glass Vistacool Solargray features an elegant light-gray tint that delivers relatively high levels of interior brightness together with exceptional solar control characteristics. together with excellent Visible Light Transmittance (VLT) of 44 percent when teamed with Sungate 500 glass in a standard one-inch insulating glass unit.21 and can transmit up to 30 percent of visible light. color-enriched glasses is engineered to deliver high levels of visible light transmittance with a softly reflective appearance that is more understated than the mirror-like aesthetic of traditional reflective glass. These decadently dark tints have Solar Heat Gain Coefficients (SHGC) as low as 0.29.53. low-e coatings to achieve Light to Solar Gain (LSG) ratios as high as 1. combines with Visible Light Transmittance (VLT) of 24 percent.66. the best of all the Vistacool glasses. Caribia. the Vistacool coating can be applied to Azuria.ppgideascapes. With a Solar Heat Gain Coefficient (SHGC) of 0. which is highlighted in its 1. TX Products: VistacoolTM AzuriaTM Glass Architect: O’Brien + Associates Glazing Contractor: B+B Glass Glass Fabricator: Vitro America Owner/Developer: Transwestern Dallas ➤ 1-888-PPG-IDEA (1-888-774-4332) www. Vistacool Azuria Glass Vistacool Azuria glass offers an exceptionally rich and soothing aqua-blue appearance. Vistacool Solargray provides Visible Light Transmittance (VLT) of 25 percent and a Solar Heat Gain Coefficient (SHGC) of 0. Vistacool Caribia glass offers a rare combination of visible light transmittance and solar control. That is significantly higher than similar glasses that project a dark exterior aesthetic. Combined with Solarban 70XL glass in a one-inch insulating glass unit.19 when joined in a one-inch insulating glass unit with Solarban 70XL glass.66 Light to Solar Gain (LSG) ratio. among the highest of any reflective glass on the market. Vistacool Caribia Glass Vistacool Caribia glass saturates the popular aqua-green tint of Caribia glass with an added dimension of warmth and luster.

Emerald Stone Condos Location: Calgary. Solarcool reflective glasses offer an expansive palette of appearance and performance options with Solar Heat Gain Coefficients (SHGC) ranging from 0. these proven and highly durable products have enhanced the appearance of thousands of buildings. Solarcool coatings can combine with PPG tinted glasses to produce an even greater range of aesthetic options: Solarcool Azuria Glass Solarcool Caribia Glass ➤ Solarcool Graylite II Glass ➤ Solarcool Pacifica Glass ➤ ➤ Solarcool Solarblue Glass Solarcool Solarbronze Glass ➤ Solarcool Solargray Glass ➤ Solarcool Solexia Glass ➤ ➤ 26 www. Combined in a one-inch insulating glass unit with clear glass. Solarcool glass produces a reflective metallic sheen. Alberta Products: Solarcool ®/AzuriaTM Glass Architect: BDKI Architects Glazing Contractor: Bahrys Glass Glass Fabricator: Oldcastle BuildingEnvelope™ Owner/Developer: Procura Real Estate Services Ltd. Washington Mutual Location: Vernon Hills. IL Products: Solarcool®/AzuriaTM Glass Architect: FCL Builders. For nearly 40 years.34 to 0. Inc. Glazing Contractor: Alliance Glass & Metal Glass Fabricator: Oldcastle BuildingEnvelope™ Owner/Developer: Washington Mutual Solarcool® Reflective Glasses Solarcool ® reflective coated glasses were introduced in 1972. When glazed to the first-surface (#1) outdoor lite.14 and exterior reflectance of up to 37 percent. On the second-surface (#2) indoor lite. as well as the comfort of their inhabitants.com 1-888-PPG-IDEA (1-888-774-4332) ➤ ➤ .ppgideascapes.

The architects also used Solarban 60 Starphire glass on a series of three. PPG clear glass is available in the same thicknesses. PPG makes Starphire glass in a variety of thicknesses for vision glass. entryways and building facades. or specified in increasing thicknesses. without sacrificing energy performance. safety and security glass. Extra-Heavy Starphire and PPG-Clear Glasses Up to One-Inch (25 Millimeter) Thicknesses Comcast Center Location: Philadelphia. low-e coating. Stern Architects Glazing Contractor: Enclos Glass Fabricator: JE Berkowitz The 120-foot-high winter garden in Philadelphia’s Comcast Center is sheathed in Starphire ultra-clear glass by PPG with a Solarban 60 solar control.M. Starphire glass represents the ultimate achievement in ultra-clear glass technology. The opposite occurs with Starphire glass. joining the incomparable transparency of Starphire glass and the proven solar control performance of Solarban 60 glass. PPG offers Solarban 60 Starphire glass.With its unique blue-edge and superior clarity. ➤ Solarban® 60 Starphire® Glass For the ultimate combination of color fidelity and solar control. skylights.com 27 . atriums. its appearance becomes progressively greener. PA Products: Solarban® 60 Starphire® Glass Architect: Robert A.ppgideascapes. When conventional clear glass is laminated into multiple layers. 1-888-PPG-IDEA (1-888-774-4332) www. whose clarity intensifies as the glass gets thicker. point-fixed glazing and other specialty and decorative applications. This competitively priced product enables architects to specify a true ultra-clear aesthetic for vision glass. three-story atria above the winter garden and on the crown and corners of the distinctive 975-foot tower. storefronts. Architects can now take advantage of this unique attribute by specifying Starphire Extra-Heavy glass in thicknesses of up to one inch or 25 millimeters.

CA Products: Solarban® 80/Solarban® 60 Glass Architect: NBBJ Glazing Contractor: Model Glass. Joseph Patient Care Center Location: Orange.St.com 1-888-PPG-IDEA (1-888-774-4332) . Photo Courtesy of Tom Kessler 24 www. Inc. LA Glass Fabricator: Northwestern Industries.ppgideascapes.

the PPG/ICFP provides quality fabricated Solarban products and services through a network of fabricators located in Asia. Architects and building owners need a partner they can rely on to deliver high-performance products. Solarban z50 glass and Solarban 60 Starphire glass. low-e glass and the expertise of select glass laminator partners to provide an ideal solution for overhead skylights.PPG Certified Fabricator® Programs Regional Sourcing. low-e glass by creating the PPG Certified Laminator Program (PPG/CLP). Australia. The PPG Certified Fabricator Program (PPG/CFP) represents a nationwide group of elite fabricators who are rigorously trained in the processing of all PPG glass products. on time and on budget. International Certified Laminator Program A group of PPG-trained and audited laminators in select regions of the world providing quality laminated Solarban 60 and Solarban 70XL glasses. This program capitalizes on the industry-leading performance of Solarban 60 solar control. Collectively. including high-performance coated glasses such as Solarban 70XL glass. Certified Laminator Program PPG responded to the growing demand for laminated solar control. they offer architects and other customers exclusive access to proprietary high-performance products as well as shorter lead times. High-Performance Products. I NTERNATIONAL C ERTIFIED F ABRICATOR ® P ROGRAM 1-888-PPG-IDEA (1-888-774-4332) www. and safety and security glass applications. the Middle East and South America.com 29 . Superior Service.ppgideascapes. the PPG Certified Fabricator programs encompass five different initiatives designed to help architects and building owners find a regional supplier for the high-performance fabricated glass products and services they need. International Certified Fabricator Program An expansion of the original PPG Certified Fabricator Program. Each year. They deliver superior windows along with the same fast turnarounds and outstanding service provided by other PPG certified glass fabricators. A quality glazing project involves more than just quality glass. these PPG partners are subject to comprehensive audits that examine every portion of their business to ensure the highest quality products and services. and according to the varied parameters of their construction projects. the Mediterranean. improved dry-in times and rapid delivery of replacement glass. Certified Commercial Window Fabricator Program The Certified Commercial Window Fabricator Program (PPG/CCWF) was created to help architects and building owners enjoy all the benefits of PPG high-performance glass in the form of a manufactured window. In return.

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40 0. Figures may vary due to manufacturing tolerances. indoor air temperature of 75°F (24°C).37 0.03 1.7 m/s).93 0.75 5. All tabulated data is based on NFRC methodology using the LBNL’s Window 5.02 1.43 0.74 0.93 0.42 0.86 0.01 1.44 0.03 1.66 5.10 * Performance data is based on representative samples of factory production.52 0.65 0. Light to Solar Gain (LSG) ratio is the ratio of visible light transmittance to solar heat gain coefficient.33 1.ppgideascapes.29 0. European U-Value is the overall coefficient of heat transmittance or heat flow measured in Watts/m2 • °C.54 0. 1.24 0.45 0.51 0.53 0.8°C).10 0. Winter nighttime U-values are calculated using an outdoor air temperature of 0°F (-17. 3.93 0.78 5.03 1.49 0.44 0.02 1.PPG Monolithic Glass Comparisons Table of Performance Values*1 Glass Thickness Inches mm Ultraviolet % Transmittance 2 Visible % Total Solar Energy % Reflectance 2 Visible Light % Total Solar Energy % (BTU/hr•ft2˚F) NFRC U-Value 4 Winter Night time Summer Day time U-Value5 EN 673 (W/m2*K) Solar Heat Shading Gain Coefficient 6 Coefficient 7 Light to Solar Gain (LSG)8 VISTACOOL™ (2) AzURIA™ Glass 1/4 6 5/16 8 VISTACOOL™ (2) PACIFICA™ Glass 1/4 6 VISTACOOL™ (2) SOLARGRAy ® Glass 1/4 6 5/16 8 SOLARCOOL ® (1) SOLExIA™ Glass 1/4 6 SOLARCOOL ® (2) SOLExIA™ Glass 1/4 6 SOLARCOOL ® (1) AzURIA™ Glass 3/16 5 1/4 6 SOLARCOOL ® (2) AzURIA™ Glass 3/16 5 1/4 6 SOLARCOOL ® (1) PACIFICA™ Glass 1/4 6 SOLARCOOL ® (2) PACIFICA™ Glass 1/4 6 SOLARCOOL ® (1) SOLARBLUE ™ Glass 1/4 6 SOLARCOOL ® (2) SOLARBLUE ™ Glass 1/4 6 SOLARCOOL ® (1) SOLARBROnzE ® Glass 1/4 6 SOLARCOOL ® (2) SOLARBROnzE ® Glass 1/4 6 SOLARCOOL ® (1) SOLARGRAy ® Glass 1/4 6 SOLARCOOL ® (2) SOLARGRAy ® Glass 1/4 6 SOLARCOOL ® (1) GRAyLITE II Glass 1/4 6 SOLARCOOL ® (2) GRAyLITE II Glass 1/4 6 Coated 35 29 12 20 14 9 9 13 12 13 12 4 4 9 9 7 7 7 7 <1 <1 52 46 32 34 26 30 30 27 26 27 26 16 16 21 21 21 21 17 17 3 3 26 20 22 35 26 23 23 16 14 16 14 13 13 24 24 27 27 23 23 4 4 19 16 10 11 8 37 23 36 36 20 19 36 10 36 14 36 13 36 11 36 5 10 9 7 8 7 30 12 30 30 10 10 30 7 30 11 30 11 30 9 30 4 1.93 0.46 0. Solar infrared transmittance between 800 and 2150 nm (Parry Moon AM 2 irradiance).93 0.93 0.46 0.81 5.70 0.92 0. • ft2 • °F.2 software. 2.52 0.44 0.02 1.03 1. outdoor air velocity of 15 mph (6.44 0.93 0. It includes both solar energy transmitted directly plus any absorbed solar energy re-radiated and converted.02 1.com 31 .57 0.50 0.94 0.80 0.37 0.1 software. outdoor air velocity of 7. Summer daytime U-values are calculated using an outdoor air temperature of 89°F (32°C).38 0. indoor air velocity of 0 mph (0 m/s) and a solar intensity of 0 BTU/hour/square foot (0 w/m2).43 0.37 0.78 5.46 0.91 0. Shading Coefficient is the ratio of the total amount of solar energy that passes through a glass relative to 1/8-in.03 1.39 0.01 1.60 0.49 0.52 0.78 0.69 0. indoor air temperature of 75°F (24°C).32 0.91 0.93 0. Shading coefficients at outdoor air temperature of 89°F (32°C).02 1.75 5.03 1.93 0.43 0. For data on: Solargreen ® Glass — see AtlanticaTM Glass Solex ® Glass — see SolexiaTM Glass Azurlite ® Glass — see AzuriaTM Glass 1-888-PPG-IDEA (1-888-774-4332) www.75 5. Actual values may vary slightly due to variations in the production process. indoor air velocity of 0 mph (0 m/s) and solar intensity of 248 BTU /hour/square foot (783 w/m2).38 0.75 5.03 1.30 0.93 0. and is calculated using WinDat WIS version 3.78 5.93 0. Lower U-values indicate better insulating performance. indoor air velocity of 0 mph (0 m/s).30 0. One–inch insulating glass data and comparisons can be found at www. Transmittance and reflectance values based on spectrophotometric measurements and energy distribution of solar radiation.43 0.03 0.75 5.51 0.ppgideascapes.16 1. Solar Heat Gain Coefficient (SHGC) represents the solar heat gain through the glass relative to the incident solar radiation.14 0. 5.51 0.37 0.72 0.44 0.93 5.75 5.93 0.5 mph (3. U-value is the overall coefficient of heat transmittance or heat flow measured in BTU/hr. 4.40 0.5 mph (3.85 0.03 1.75 5.03 1.78 5.02 1.93 0. 6. 8.36 0.55 0. indoor air temperature of of 70°F (21°C).43 0. It is equal to 86% of the shading coefficient.93 0.93 0.37 0.0 mm) thick clear glass under the same design conditions.92 0.45 0.02 1.03 1.04 1.73 5.78 5.75 5. (3.75 5.4 m/s).4 m/s).0. outdoor air velocity of 7.45 0.com or by calling the PPG Solutions Hotline at 1-888-774-4332.46 0.35 0. Lower shading coefficient values indicate better performance in reducing summer heat gain.73 5. and a solar intensity of 248 BTU/hour/square foot (783 w/m2). 7.75 5.66 5.53 0.

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32 0.27 0.07 2.18 0.55 1.81 2.23 0.47 0.28 0.36 0.39 0.28 0.81 2.35 0.30 0.30 0.29 0.51 1.26 0.28 0.69 0.50 1.19 0.55 1.55 1.19 0.26 1.11 0.91 1.32 0.25 0.50 1.50 0.22 0.50 1.55 1.58 2.47 0.27 0.81 2.50 1.50 1.50 0.50 0.20 0.50 0.28 0.87 1.17 0.26 0.24 1.27 0.26 0.50 1.37 0.09 1.31 0.84 1.82 0.29 0.61 0.50 1.28 0.27 0.48 0.com 33 .26 0.31 0.50 1.31 0.32 0.47 0.24 0.26 0.50 0.10 0.36 0.23 1.81 2.29 0.19 0.18 1.29 0.30 0.27 0.28 0.27 0.01 1.21 0.29 0.26 0.27 0.21 0.55 1.27 0.21 0.74 1.47 0.59 0.29 0.35 0.38 1.23 0.55 1.48 1.72 1.32 0.28 0.28 0.81 2.55 1.37 0.19 0.27 0.22 0.34 0.41 0.55 1.50 1.50 1.03 0.47 0.50 0.28 0.34 0.34 0.50 0.27 0.50 1.55 0.25 0.28 0.47 0.81 2.50 1.25 0.31 0.21 0.29 0.21 0.26 0.30 0.27 0.55 1.32 0.29 0.79 1.36 0.47 0.27 0.63 1.50 0.28 1.55 1.31 0.19 0.One-Inch Insulating Glass Unit Comparisons with PPG Glass Insulating Vision Unit Performance Comparisons 1-inch (25mm) units with 1/2-inch (13mm) airspace and two 1/4-inch (6mm) lites.29 0.98 0.77 0.27 0.32 0.47 0.28 0.82 2.50 0.16 0.26 0.81 2.40 1.29 0.50 1.47 0.35 0.47 0.19 2.21 0.48 0.23 0.29 0.21 0.30 1.27 0.81 2.17 0.29 0.34 0.81 2.50 0.55 2.55 1.95 0.25 0.47 0.64 1.26 0.50 0.27 0.87 1.29 0.82 2.26 0.37 2.28 0.47 0.29 0.48 1.55 1.26 0. interior lite clear unless otherwise noted Transmittance 2 Glass Type Outdoor Lite: Indoor Lite: + Coating if Any (Surface) Glass Coating if Any (Surface) Glass Ultraviolet % Visible % Total Solar Energy % Exterior Reflectance 2 Visible Light % Total Solar Energy % (BTU/hr•ft2˚F) NFRC U-Value 3 Winter Nighttime Summer Daytime U-Value4 Shading CoeffiEN 673 cient 5 (W/m2*K) Solar Heat Gain Coefficient 6 Light to Solar Gain (LSG)7 Coated Solarban ® 70XL Solar Control Low-E Glass† SOLARbAn 70XL (2) + Clear SOLARbAn 70XL (2) SOLEXIA + Clear SOLARbAn 70XL (2) ATLANTICA + Clear SOLARbAn 70XL (2) AzuRIA + Clear SOLARbAn 70XL (2) PAcIFIcA + Clear SOLARbAn 70XL (2) SOLARbLuE + Clear SOLARbAn 70XL (2) SOLARbROnzE + Clear SOLARbAn 70XL (2) SOLARGRAy + Clear SOLEXIA + SOLARbAn 70XL (3) ATLAnTIcA + SOLARbAn 70XL (3) AzuRIA + SOLARbAn 70XL (3) PAcIFIcA + SOLARbAn 70XL (3) SOLARbLuE + SOLARbAn 70XL (3) SOLARbROnzE + SOLARbAn 70XL (3) SOLARGRAy + SOLARbAn 70XL (3) GRAyLITE II + SOLARbAn 70XL (3) 6 3 2 4 1 3 2 2 3 2 4 2 3 3 2 <1 9 14 11 10 4 8 4 8 7 6 12 16 8 3 6 8 3 6 5 5 29 10 17 7 7 10 10 4 4 7 7 6 6 6 6 <1 1 64 54 48 48 30 40 37 31 56 49 49 31 41 38 32 7 71 51 37 39 39 44 25 32 30 25 42 44 32 31 36 30 20 26 25 21 47 29 31 27 27 23 24 14 15 19 20 18 19 15 16 3 3 25 19 16 17 11 15 14 12 20 17 17 12 16 15 13 3 28 26 20 16 15 19 12 17 16 14 19 21 12 12 15 14 9 12 11 10 22 19 28 18 19 11 12 10 11 19 19 21 21 17 18 4 4 12 10 9 9 6 7 7 7 11 10 10 6 8 8 7 4 13 8 7 8 8 10 6 7 7 6 32 33 21 20 25 19 11 15 15 12 21 11 17 37 24 37 20 36 10 37 15 37 14 37 11 36 5 52 12 8 7 7 15 19 15 13 8 8 7 16 20 15 5 53 23 23 7 7 11 7 13 17 13 41 57 11 11 17 31 9 17 20 16 11 8 9 31 12 30 10 30 7 31 11 31 12 30 10 30 4 0.27 0.65 1.27 0.29 0.22 0.22 0.28 0.34 0.50 0.50 1.31 0.81 2.96 0.47 0.23 0.37 0.27 0.26 0.31 1.26 0.20 0.50 0.27 0.24 0.36 0.59 0.50 1.29 0.33 0.74 1.81 2.25 0.50 1.26 0.50 0.27 0.29 0.26 0.82 2.50 1.66 1.23 0.50 1.24 0.27 0.57 0.50 0.33 0.19 0.18 0.55 1.31 0.87 1.32 0.35 0.81 2.28 0.93 0.29 0.27 0.29 0.29 0.26 0.28 0.55 1.14 0.27 0.27 0.48 0.23 0.24 0.38 1.48 0.18 2.40 0.ppgideascapes.50 0.22 0.28 0.26 0.31 0.48 0.22 0.26 0.28 0.55 1.39 0.28 0.55 1.50 0.27 0.67 1.27 0.29 0.70 1.28 0.55 1.32 0.17 Solarban ® 72 Solar Control Low-E Glass SOLARbAn 72 (2) STARPHIRE †† Solarban ® z50 Solar Control Low-E Glass††† SOLARbAn z50 (2) OPTIbLuE + Clear SOLARbAn z50 (2) OPTIbLuE + OPTIbLuE AzuRIA + SOLARbAn z50 (3) OPTIbLuE ATLAnTIcA + SOLARbAn z50 (3) OPTIbLuE SOLEXIA + SOLARbAn z50 (3) OPTIbLuE PAcIFIcA + SOLARbAn z50 (3) OPTIbLuE SOLARbLuE + SOLARbAn z50 (3) OPTIbLuE SOLARbROnzE + SOLARbAn z50 (3) OPTIbLuE SOLARGRAy + SOLARbAn z50 (3) OPTIbLuE Solarban ® R100 Solar Control Low-E Glass SOLARbAn R100 (2) + Clear SOLARbAn R100 (2) STARPHIRE + STARPHIRE SOLARbAn R100 (2) AzuRIA + Clear SOLARbAn R100 (2) ATLAnTIcA + Clear SOLARbAn R100 (2) SOLEXIA + Clear SOLARbAn R100 (2) OPTIbLuE + Clear SOLARbAn R100 (2) PAcIFIcA + Clear SOLARbAn R100 (2) SOLARbLuE + Clear SOLARbAn R100 (2) SOLARbROnzE + Clear SOLARbAn R100 (2) SOLARGRAy + Clear ViStaCool ™ Subtly Reflective Glass VISTAcOOL (2) AzuRIA + Clear VISTAcOOL (2) PAcIFIcA + Clear VISTAcOOL (2) SOLARGRAy + Clear SolarCool ® Reflective Glass SOLARcOOL (1) SOLEXIA + Clear SOLARcOOL (2) SOLEXIA + Clear SOLARcOOL (1) AzuRIA + Clear SOLARcOOL (2) AzuRIA + Clear SOLARcOOL (1) PAcIFIcA + Clear SOLARcOOL (2) PAcIFIcA + Clear SOLARcOOL (1) SOLARbLuE + Clear SOLARcOOL (2) SOLARbLuE + Clear SOLARcOOL (1) SOLARbROnzE + Clear SOLARcOOL (2) SOLARbROnzE + Clear SOLARcOOL (1) SOLARGRAy + Clear SOLARcOOL (2) SOLARGRAy + Clear SOLARcOOL (1) GRAyLITE + Clear SOLARcOOL (2) GRAyLITE + Clear 1-888-PPG-IDEA (1-888-774-4332) www.26 0.28 0.28 0.35 0.29 0.29 0.67 0.82 2.55 1.40 0.27 0.13 0.29 0.

27 0.15 0.29 0.55 1.29 0.29 0.21 0.55 1.28 0.2 software versus Version 4.35 0.24 0.21 0.65 0.29 0.89 1.28 0.19 0.27 0.83 0. It includes both solar energy transmitted directly plus any absorbed solar energy re-radiated and convected.27 0. • ft2 • °F.32 0.75 1.71 0.22 0.24 0.26 0.35 0.50 1.21 0.29 0.21 0.17 0.27 0.78 0. Solarban 72 Starphire data based on using Starphire glass for both interior and exterior lites.15 0.34 0.70 0.24 0.26 0.28 0.32 0. Lower U-values indicate better insulating performance.16 0.24 0.35 0.28 0.61 0.24 1.23 1.26 0.55 1.28 1.27 0.0.18 0.28 0.28 0.55 1.96 1.35 0. U-value is the overall coefficient of heat transmittance or heat flow measured in BTU/hr.21 0.33 0.11 0.16 0.29 0.55 1.50 1.11 0.31 0.One-Inch Insulating Glass Unit Comparisons with PPG Glass Insulating Vision Unit Performance Comparisons 1-inch (25mm) units with 1/2-inch (13mm) airspace and two 1/4-inch (6mm) lites. interior lite clear unless otherwise noted Transmittance 2 Glass Type Outdoor Lite: Indoor Lite: + Coating if Any (Surface) Glass Coating if Any (Surface) Glass Ultraviolet % Visible % Total Solar Energy % Exterior Reflectance 2 Visible Light % Total Solar Energy % (BTU/hr•ft2˚F) NFRC U-Value 3 Winter Nighttime Summer Daytime U-Value4 Shading CoeffiEN 673 cient 5 (W/m2*K) Solar Heat Gain Coefficient 6 Light to Solar Gain (LSG)7 Coated VISTACOOLTM (Subtly Reflective) and SOLARCOOL® (Reflective) with SUnGATE ® 500 Low-E (3) VISTAcOOL (2) AzuRIA + SunGATE 500 (3) Clear VISTAcOOL (2) PAcIFIcA + SunGATE 500 (3) Clear VISTAcOOL (2) SOLARGRAy + SunGATE 500 (3) Clear SOLARcOOL (2) PAcIFIcA + SunGATE 500 (3) Clear SOLARcOOL (2) SOLEXIA + SunGATE 500 (3) Clear SOLARcOOL (2) AzuRIA + SunGATE 500 (3) Clear SOLARcOOL (2) SOLARbLuE + SunGATE 500 (3) Clear SOLARcOOL (2) SOLARbROnzE + SunGATE 500 (3) Clear SOLARcOOL (2) SOLARGRAy + SunGATE 500 (3) Clear SOLARcOOL (2) GRAyLITE + SunGATE 500 (3) Clear VISTAcOOL (2) AzuRIA + SunGATE 400 (3) Clear VISTAcOOL (2) PAcIFIcA + SunGATE 400 (3) Clear VISTAcOOL (2) SOLARGRAy + SunGATE 400 (3) Clear SOLARcOOL (2) SOLEXIA + SunGATE 400 (3) Clear SOLARcOOL (2) AzuRIA + SunGATE 400 (3) Clear SOLARcOOL (2) PAcIFIcA + SunGATE 400 (3) Clear SOLARcOOL (2) SOLARbLuE + SunGATE 400 (3) Clear SOLARcOOL (2) SOLARbROnzE + SunGATE 400 (3) Clear SOLARcOOL (2) SOLARGRAy + SunGATE 400 (3) Clear SOLARcOOL (2) GRAyLITE + SunGATE 400 (3) Clear VISTAcOOL (2) AzuRIA + SOLARbAn 60 (3) Clear VISTAcOOL (2) PAcIFIcA + SOLARbAn 60 (3) Clear VISTAcOOL (2) SOLARGRAy +SOLARbAn 60 (3) Clear SOLARcOOL (2) PAcIFIcA + SOLARbAn 60 (3) Clear SOLARcOOL (2) SOLEXIA + SOLARbAn 60 (3) Clear SOLARcOOL (2) AzuRIA + SOLARbAn 60 (3) Clear SOLARcOOL (2) SOLARbLuE + SOLARbAn 60 (3) Clear SOLARcOOL (2) SOLARbROnzE +SOLARbAn 60 (3) Clear SOLARcOOL (2) SOLARGRAy + SOLARbAn 60 (3) Clear SOLARcOOL (2) GRAyLITE + SOLARbAn 60 (3) Clear VISTAcOOL (2) AzuRIA + SOLARbAn z50 (3) OPTIbLuE VISTAcOOL (2) PAcIFIcA + SOLARbAn z50 (3) OPTIbLuE VISTAcOOL (2) SOLARGRAy + SOLARbAn z50 (3) OPTIbLuE SOLARcOOL (2) PAcIFIcA + SOLARbAn z50 (3) OPTIbLuE SOLARcOOL (2) SOLARbLuE + SOLARbAn z50 (3) OPTIbLuE SOLARcOOL (2) GRAyLITE + SOLARbAn z50 (3) OPTIbLuE VISTAcOOL (2) AzuRIA + SOLARbAn 70XL (3) VISTAcOOL (2) PAcIFIcA + SOLARbAn 70XL (3) VISTAcOOL (2) SOLARGRAy + SOLARbAn 70XL (3) SOLARcOOL (2) SOLEXIA + SOLARbAn 70XL (3) SOLARcOOL (2) AzuRIA + SOLARbAn 70XL (3) SOLARcOOL (2) PAcIFIcA + SOLARbAn 70XL (3) SOLARcOOL (2) SOLARbLuE + SOLARbAn 70XL (3) SOLARcOOL (2) SOLARbROnzE + SOLARbAn 70XL (3) SOLARcOOL (2) SOLARGRAy + SOLARbAn 70XL (3) SOLARcOOL (2) GRAyLITE + SOLARbAn 70XL (3) † †† 1.92 0.27 0.35 0.16 0.26 0.1 software.55 1.75 1.27 0.27 0.75 1.10 0.21 1.50 1.75 1.28 0.29 0.55 1.13 0.68 0.63 0.34 0. 34 www.31 0.96 1.26 1.03 1.35 0.97 0.55 1.29 0.18 0.27 0. Variations from previously published data are due to minor changes in the LBNL Window 5.31 0.1.61 1.50 1.28 0.29 0.27 0.91 0.26 0.26 0. 24 9 14 3 6 8 6 5 5 <1 44 27 29 14 25 22 18 18 15 3 19 16 23 9 15 10 15 17 14 3 22 11 12 10 24 20 15 14 11 5 11 8 10 7 13 10 12 13 10 5 11 8 11 14 10 8 13 14 11 5 11 9 15 8 15 10 15 18 14 5 11 9 15 8 15 5 12 9 17 16 10 8 16 19 15 5 0.ppgideascapes.35 0.20 0. All tabulated data is based on NFRC methodology using the LBNL Window 5. 7.28 0.26 0. heat treated applications will require either clear or Starphire glass depending on manufacturing process.26 0.14 0.14 0. 5.10 0.55 1.55 1. It is equal to 86% of the shading coefficient.20 0.20 0.20 0.53 1.31 0.27 0.75 1.27 0.13 0.03 0.82 0.75 1.89 1.18 0. 21 11 11 24 19 10 15 14 11 5 20 11 11 10 24 19 14 14 11 5 20 11 11 10 14 5 21 11 11 24 19 10 14 14 11 5 VISTACOOL ™ and SOLARCOOL ® with SOLARBAn ® 60 Solar Control Low-E (3) VISTACOOL ™ and SOLARCOOL ® with SOLARBAn ® z50 Solar Control Low-E 9 4 5 1 2 <1 VISTACOOL ™ and SOLARCOOL ® with SOLARBAn ® 70XL Solar Control Low-E (3) † 4 1 2 1 1 1 1 1 1 <1 Solarban 70XL for annealed applications is applied to Starphire glass.32 0.31 0.22 0.20 0.41 0.12 0.14 0.12 0.24 1.12 0.31 0.26 1. 4.35 0.20 1.31 0.29 0.18 0.38 0.com 1-888-PPG-IDEA (1-888-774-4332) .31 0. Performance data is based on representative samples of factory production.20 0. Light to Solar Gain (LSG) ratio is the ratio of visible light transmittance to solar heat gain coefficient.24 0.27 0.35 0.50 0.19 0.2 software.19 0.56 0.30 0.29 0.96 1.29 0.96 1.32 0.25 0.89 0.32 0.27 0.29 0.16 0.19 0.35 0.35 0.96 1.29 0.29 0.32 0.18 0.23 0.27 VISTACOOLTM (Subtly Reflective) and SOLARCOOL® (Reflective) with SUnGATE ® 400 Low-E (3) 17 6 10 5 6 2 5 4 4 <1 11 4 7 2 3 4 3 3 2 <1 46 28 30 26 23 14 19 18 15 3 42 26 27 13 24 21 17 17 14 3 30 19 20 9 12 2 38 24 25 22 19 12 16 15 13 3 20 16 23 15 10 8 15 16 13 3 16 12 14 6 10 8 9 9 7 2 12 9 11 4 7 1 14 9 10 8 7 4 6 6 5 1 3.86 0.96 1.15 0.27 0.27 0. Actual values may vary due to the production process and manufacturing tolerances.29 0.35 0.35 0.28 1.17 0. Transmittance and Reflectance values based on spectrophotometric measurements and energy distribution of solar radiation.31 0.23 0.29 0.29 0.75 1.19 0.35 0.12 0.22 0.55 1.55 1.25 1.28 0.32 0.50 1. Note: Performance values were calculated using the LBNL Window 5.27 0.29 0.50 1.59 1.75 0.31 0.35 0.33 0.55 1.27 0.35 0.29 0.28 0.75 1.35 0.32 0.15 0.24 0.96 1.17 0.96 1.30 0.27 0. ††† Optiblue is a unique substrate by PPG designed specifically for Solarban z50 glass. and is calculated using WinDat WIS version 3.55 1.25 0.50 1.50 1.27 0.31 0.26 0.32 0. 2.26 0.17 0.25 0.35 0.23 0.35 0.27 0.09 1.67 0.32 0.35 0.89 1.31 0.50 1.98 1.07 1.15 0.26 0.61 1. Lower shading coefficient values indicate better performance in reducing solar heat gain.29 0. 6.75 1. European U-Value is the overall coefficient of heat transmittance or heat flow measured in Watts/m2 • °C.31 0.28 0. Shading Coefficient is the ratio of the total amount of solar energy that passes through a glass relative to 1/8-inch (3.32 0.0mm) thick clear glass under the same design conditions.17 0.26 0.14 0.35 0.24 0.28 0.26 0.01 0.21 0. Solar Heat Gain Coefficient (SHGC) represents the solar heat gain through the glass relative to the incident solar radiation.55 1.2 program using NFRC 100-2001 standard winter and summer design condition.55 1.96 1.27 0.31 0.96 1.75 1.

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