PPG to debut SOLARBAN 90 glass at AIA National Conference and Expo

Date: 23 April 2015
Source: PPG Industries
PPG Industries (NYSE: PPG) will debut SOLARBAN(R) 90 glass at the 2015 American Institute of Architects (AIA) National Convention and Expo in Atlanta, May 14-16.

It will also feature award-winning Solarban z75 glass and Solarban 72 STARPHIRE(R) glass.  

The newest addition to the PPG family of solar control low-emissivity (low-e) glasses, Solarban 90 glass combines industry-leading solar control performance with the aesthetic appeal of clear glass. Because of its neutral appearance, Solarban 90 glass harmonizes well with other building materials and can be combined in insulating glass units (IGUs) with ultra-clear Starphire glass or performance-tinted glasses by PPG.

Solarban z75 glass, recognized by Architectural Record magazine as one of the best products of 2014, also will be on display. Solarban z75 glass appears similar to Solarban z50 glass but is equipped with enhanced solar control performance, offering architects a second choice for a neutral cool-gray glass that is optimized for local climate and building codes.

PPG also will exhibit OPTIGRAY(R) and Solarban 72 Starphire glasses. As an ultra-neutral, warm-light-gray glass, Optigray glass is designed to maximize light transmittance, and to work with advanced Solarban glasses to enhance solar control performance.

Solarban 72 glass features a triple-silver coating engineered specifically for application on Starphire ultra-clear glass by PPG, the industry’s most transparent commercially available architectural glass. Designed to combine exceptional clarity with outstanding solar control, Solarban 72 Starphire glass was selected by readers of USGlass magazine as a product of the year in 2013.

To learn more, visit PPG at booth 851, log onto www.ppgideascapes.com or call 1-888-PPGIDEA (772-4332).

PPG: BRINGING INNOVATION TO THE SURFACE.(TM)

PPG Industries' vision is to be the world’s leading coatings company by consistently delivering high-quality, innovative and sustainable solutions that customers trust to protect and beautify their products and surroundings. Through leadership in innovation, sustainability and color, PPG provides added value to customers in construction, consumer products, industrial and transportation 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. Reported net sales in 2014 were $15.4 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 Optigray, Solarban and Starphire are registered trademarks of PPG Industries Ohio, Inc.

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