Solarblue® Tinted Glass
Vitro Glass Classic Blues
Two new stunning blue tints from Vitro Glass Pacifica glass and Solarblue glass are available with subtly reflective and traditional reflective coatings to provide architects with five distinct aesthetic options. The glasses are available with high-performance Solarban® 70XL or Solarban® 60 solar control, low-e coatings on the second surface to give architects four new performance options.
Rich blue Pacifica glass adds to the Oceans of Color ® collection of nautically inspired tints, which also features Atlantica, Azuria, and Solexia glasses. Two additional aesthetic options can be created by using Pacifica glass with reflective Solarcool ® or subtly reflective, colorenriched Vistacool coatings.
Solarblue glass displays a light sky-blue tint. As part of Vitro Glasss Earth and Sky Tones performance tints, Solarblue glass complements Graylite,® , Solarbronze® and Solargray ® glasses. It may be used with Solarcool reflective coating.
With the addition of Pacifica and Solarblue glasses, Vitro Glass offers the industrys broadest selection of tinted glasses.
Energy and Environmental Performance
Architects seeking to optimize environmental performance can obtain Pacifica and Solarblue glasses with high-performance Solarban 70XL or Solarban 60 solar control, low-e coatings on the second surface. In a one-inch insulating glass unit with clear glass, these pairings can deliver LSG ratios between 1.50 and 1.87. Pacifica or Solarblue glasses may also be used as the exterior lite in an insulating unit with Sungate® 500, Solarban 60 or Solarban 70XL coatings on the third surface.
Sustainable Design and Architectural Glass
Sustainable design, green building, safeguarding the environment and the long-term management of energy costs are vital considerations for todays building designers. High-performance architectural glasses from Vitro Glass, including blue tints such as Pacifica and Solarblue glasses, give architects and building owners tools to reach their design objectives.
In addition to making products that support sustainable design, Vitro Glass is a pioneer in developing innovative technologies that reduce energy consumption during the glass-making process. Vitro Glass promotes environmentally responsible manufacturing by recovering and reusing virtually all of its glass manufacturing byproducts and by shipping its materials on reusable steel racks.
The first and only glass manufacturer to have its entire collection of architectural glasses Cradle to Cradle Certified, CM Vitro Glass also promotes regional sourcing through its worldwide network of certified glass fabricators and laminators.
Vitro Architectural Glass (formerly PPG Glass)
Vitro Glass Technology Center
400 Guys Run Road
Cheswick, PA 15024
Tel: (855) 887-6457
Fax: (412) 826-2299
Web site: http://www.vitroglazings.com