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COMPANY OVERVIEW

Vitro Architectural Glass, North America's largest and most trusted glass manufacturer, is responsible for many of the commercial glass industry's most commonly specified products, including high-performance Solarban® low-emissivity (low-e) glasses, Starphire Ultra-Clear® glass and a range of performance-tinted glasses. As a global organization focused on producing glass for the architectural, automotive and containers markets, Vitro is committed to innovation and sustainable manufacturing and end-use, including the development of energy-efficient products and processes. By working closely with customers and partners, Vitro provides expert service and support to ensure that its projects meet or exceed ever-evolving requirements and satisfy demanding sustainability certifications.


ALL PRODUCTS

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Starphire Ultra-Clear Glass®

Experience the brilliance and amazing clarity that conventional clear glass simply can't match - and colors so true you won't believe you're looking through glass. Only Starphire Ultra-Clear® glass by Vitro Architectural Glass allows views so brilliant, you'll forget the glass is even there. For interiors, exteriors as well as heavy and safety glass applications in thicknesses up to 3/4 inch, no low-iron glass consistently maintains its transparency, color fidelity and vivid beauty like Starphire® glass.




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Acuity Low-Iron Glass

Developed based on 30 years of Starphire® glass manufacturing experience, using proprietary low‑iron materials and processes, Acuity glass is 60 percent less green than standard "clear" glass. Acuity™ low‑iron glass is specially engineered for vision glazings, both as a substrate for Solarban® low‑e coatings and for all lites in an insulating unit or laminated configuration.


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Clarvista® Glass

Clarvista® glass by Vitro Architectural Glass provides a lifetime protective coating that keeps your new shower enclosure looking sparkling clear by preventing the dullness that can come from heat and humidity over time. With Clarvista® glass, the look you love will remain beautiful for years to come.


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Solarban® Acuity Series

Combining the color fidelity of new Acuity low-iron glass with the performance you expect from the Solarban® family of glasses, you can design an ambitious faCade - and actually realize it, on budget and on time. Acuity™ glass is available on the full range of Solarban® solar control, low-e coatings.


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Solarban® 90 Solar Control Low-E Glass

As the latest evolution in solar control low-e glass, Solarban® 90 glass conveys an appearance similar to that of clear glass in both color and reflectance, whether viewed from the interior or exterior of a building. Combining new materials with advanced coating technology and refinements, Solarban® 90 glass is engineered to outperform even Solarban® 70 glass (formerly Solarban® 70XL glass), the most preferred high-performance solar control low‑e glass in North America.

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Solarban® R100 Solar Control Low-E Glass

Solarban® R100 glass is a neutral-reflective low-e glass by Vitro Architectural Glass that provides significant improvements in solar performance compared to competing products in the same architectural glass category. Because Solarban® R100 glass uniquely balances reflectivity and color-neutrality, it can function as a privacy glass as well as in harmony with spandrels and other building materials.


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Solarban® 70 Solar Control Low-E Glass

With its transparent, color-neutral aesthetic and unprecedented solar control and visible light transmittance characteristics, Solarban® 70 glass (formerly Solarban® 70XL glass) can help you strike the right balance between form and function. Due to its clarity, consistency and solar control performance, Solarban® 70 glass has become the most commonly specified triple-silver-coated glass in the industry.


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Solarban® 60 Solar Control Low-E Glass

With its ability to block 62 percent of solar energy while allowing 70 percent of visible light to pass through, Solarban® 60 glass can help you provide year-round comfort with heating and cooling cost savings. In addition to functioning with clear glass, Solarban® 60 glass also can be combined in insulating glass units (IGUs) with an outboard lite of tinted or reflective-tinted glass to increase aesthetic and performance options.


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Solarban® z50 Solar Control Low-E Glass

Solarban® z50 Glass is a soothing, neutral, steel blue-gray glass comprised of Solarban® 60 solar control low-e coating on Optiblue® glass. Solarban® z50 glass brings a distinctly different aesthetic to the Solarban® family, along with minimal exterior reflectance, superb solar control and high levels of visible light transmittance (VLT). Solarban® z50 glass consists of Solarban® 60 solar control, low-e coating on Optiblue® tinted glass with clear glass as the inboard lite.

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Starphire Ultra-Clear Glass®

Experience the brilliance and amazing clarity that conventional clear glass simply can't match - and colors so true you won't believe you're looking through glass. Only Starphire Ultra-Clear® glass by Vitro Architectural Glass allows views so brilliant, you'll forget the glass is even there. For interiors, exteriors as well as heavy and safety glass applications in thicknesses up to 3/4 inch, no low-iron glass consistently maintains its transparency, color fidelity and vivid beauty like Starphire® glass.


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Solarban® z75 Solar Control Low-E Glass

Solarban® z75 Glass is a neutral, high-performing glass comprised of Solarban® 70 solar control low-e coating (formerly Solarban® 70XL glass) on Optiblue® glass. With its steel blue-gray appearance and high visible light transmittance (VLT), Solarban® z75 low-e glass excels at controlling glare while offering superior solar control properties to support sustainable design.


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Solarban® 67 Solar Control Low-E Glass

Solarban® 67 glass provides excellent solar control performance that transmits and reflects colors with remarkably crisp fidelity. Engineered with a proprietary double-silver, magnetron-sputtered vacuum deposition (MSVD) coating developed by Vitro Architectural Glass, Solarban® 67 glass accurately transmits and reflects the tone and brightness of ambient light and color.


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Solarban® 72 Solar Control Low-E Glass

Solarban® 72 glass is a triple-silver-coated solar control low-e glass designed specifically for Vitro low-iron glass substrates, Starphire Ultra-Clear® glass and Acuity Low-Iron glass. Solarban® 72 glass provides high visible light transmittance (VLT), exceptional clarity and superior solar control performance. The exceptionally clear aesthetic makes it the ideal choice for both interior and exterior applications, such as vision and spandrel glass.


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Solarban® 60/ Starphire®;

Solarban® 60 Starphire® glass can help you achieve your design vision of a glass building with the ultimate in transparency and visual clarity combined with energy efficiency. Solarban® 60 Starphire® glass allows ultra-clear glass to be used for vision glass, skylights, atriums, storefronts and entryways without sacrificing energy performance.



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Sungate® 400 Glass

Manufactured with an MSVD “soft coat," Sungate® 400 glass helps buildings harvest energy from the sun and retain solar and furnace heat to reduce winter heating costs. Sungate® 400 delivers a winter U-value that is 9 percent higher than passive low-e glasses manufactured with a “hard" pyrolytic coating.


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Azuria® Glass

Azuria® glass is a stunning aqua-blue glass that is part of the nautically inspired tinted glass collection by Vitro Glass. Azuria® glass's distinctive aesthetic blends brilliantly with the surrounding environment, adding beauty while delivering solar control and spectrally selective properties that makes it one of the top glasses in the industry.

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Atlantica® Glass

As a spectrally selective glass, Atlantica® glass can help you minimize reliance on artificial cooling and lighting by combining high visible light transmittance (VLT) with excellent solar heat control in a pleasant emerald-green aesthetic that complements a diverse range of building materials.


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Pacifica® Glass

Rich-blue Pacifica® glass is part of Vitro Architectural Glass's collection of nautically inspired tints and can be combined with reflective Solarcool® or subtly reflective color-enriched Vistacool® coatings.


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Solexia® Glass

Offering high visible light transmittance (VLT), Solexia® glass is a soothing, light green tinted glass that is part of the nautically inspired collection by Vitro Glass. Trusted by architects since 1952, Solexia® glass remains an industry standard for spectrally selective performance.


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Solarblue® Glass

Part of Vitro Glass's earth-inspired collection, Solarblue® glass features a sparkling, light sky-blue appearance that balances high visible light transmittance (VLT) of 50 percent with a solar heat gain coefficient (SHGC) of 0.49 in a 1-inch IGU.


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Optiblue® Glass

Optiblue® glass is a light-bodied, neutral color tint that optimizes the performance and aesthetics of Solarban® glass coatings as substrates. In addition to providing Solarban® z75 and Solarban® z50 glasses with their cool-neutral appearance, combining Optiblue® glass with new Solarban® 90 glass in a standard 1-inch IGU results in a 0.20 solar heat gain coefficient (SHGC) and a visible light transmittance (VLT) of 37 percent.


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Solarbronze® Glass

Solarbronze® glass has been a staple in architectural glass offerings since the 1960s because it creates a bold visual statement while maintaining energy efficiency and occupant comfort. A popular choice for commercial structures, Solarbronze® glass has a warm bronze tint that adds subtle richness to the exterior and a warm glow to interior decor. The bronze color especially complements brick and stone facades.

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Solargray® Glass

Solargray® glass has been a popular choice for commercial structures because of its cool, medium-gray appearance and ability to control solar heat gain and glare. In a one-inch insulating glass unit (IGU), Solargray® glass provides visual light transmittance (VLT) of 40 percent. Solargray® glass may also be combined with Sungate®400 glass in a 1-inch IGU for improved solar heat gain performance and lower U-values. Solargray® glass's light-gray color makes it an attractive choice in combination with almost any other exterior cladding material.


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Optigray® Glass

Optigray® glass is designed to eliminate the green cast typically found in conventional clear glass formulations. It produces a warm, ultra-neutral aesthetic that brings crispness to vision glazing. Specially formulated to function as a substrate with solar control low-e coatings, Optigray® glass delivers advanced solar performance when paired with solar control low-e glasses, such as Solarban® 70, Solarban® 67, Solarban® 60 and Solarban® R100 glasses by Vitro Glass.


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Graylite® II Glass

With its bold, almost-black look, Graylite® II glass is the solution for applications requiring reduced solar heat gain and a specific aesthetic objective. Graylite® II glass combines superior heat-load reduction and solar control with a distinctive color contrast. Its shading coefficient is among the lowest of any uncoated glass, and its low visible light transmittance (VLT) makes it ideal for glare control and privacy glazing.

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Vistacool® Glasses

Vistacool® subtly reflective color-enriched glasses transmit generous levels of visible light and provide color neutrality, which amplifies and enriches the tint of the glass substrate underneath without a mirror-like appearance. More understated than traditional reflective glass, Vistacool® glasses are available in two distinct tints - aqua-blue Azuria®and rich-blue Pacifica® Vistacool®glasses can be combined with Solarban® solar control low-e glass or Sungate® 400 low-e glass to achieve light-to-solar gain ratios as high as 1.66.


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Solarcool® Glasses

Solarcool® glasses can be glazed with the reflective coating positioned on either the first or second surface. The glass has improved performance and higher exterior visible-reflectivity with a metallic sheen when installed with the coating on the first surface. Combined in a 1-inch insulating glass unit with clear glass, Solarcool® glasses offer an expansive palette of appearance and performance options.


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Cradle-to-Cradle Certification

Sustainability, Cradle to Cradle Certified and LEED®
Making buildings beautiful while preserving the environment

Sustainable architecture has forever altered the way buildings are specified, designed and constructed. Through PPG IdeaScapes, we offer the sustainable building products, resources and expertise you need to develop dynamic new and retrofit projects that save energy and harmonize with the environment without sacrificing beauty or durability.


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