Babic of PPG to present architectural glass courses Oct. 11 in Miami

Continuing education event can earn participants up to four AIA credits PITTSBURGH, Oct. 1, 2012 – Darijo Babic, PPG Industries (NYSE:PPG) national architectural manager for flat glass, will present two American Institute of Architects Continuing Education Unit (AIA-CEU) courses as half of a four-part event on Oct. 11 at the Courtyard by Marriott Miami Coral Gables. “Introduction to Glass,” which begins at 8 a.m., will discuss how glass is made, different types of architectural glass, glass uses, and design criteria for selecting and specifying glass. “Energy Efficient Glazings” begins at 10 a.m. and will cover low-emissivity (low-e) glass coatings, the differences between passive and solar control, low-e coatings and the impact of low-e coatings on energy performance in buildings as demonstrated through simulation modeling.

Each session is 45 minutes and eligible for one AIA-CEU credit.

The two courses are part of “Advances in Architectural Glass and Coatings,” a four-part AIA-CEU event co-sponsored by the IDEASCAPES(TM) group of PPG Industries. For more information or to register for the “Advances in Architectural Glass and Coatings” event, contact Lois Marie Smith by phone at 302-992-4004 or by email at


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 more than 60 countries around the world. Sales in 2011 were $14.9 billion. PPG shares are traded on the New York Stock Exchange (symbol: PPG). For more information, visit

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