Education and Resources Summer 2021


Vitro Architectural Glass Redesigns Starphire Ultra-Clear Website

Developed for interior designers and architects, the newly designed Starphire UltraClear glass website from Vitro Architectural Glass (formerly PPG Glass) showcases the unique possibilities of the company’s low-iron glass as a canvas for a range of distinctive treatments and fabrication processes. The site includes a homepage highlight video showcasing the aesthetic purity of Starphire glass as well as new project photography illustrating unique and creative applications. Central to the new website is a Partners & Fabricators section, which showcases Vitro Authorized Starphire glass fabricators with extensive experience working with the ultra-clear glass. The section is designed to connect design professionals with qualified partners.

Continuing Education

Course: “Specifying for Sustainable Design with Architectural Zinc Roofing and Wall Cladding”
Provider: Rheinzink
Learning Units: AIA 1 LU | HSW

This introductory-level course is recognized by the American Institute of Architects’ Continuing Education Services (AIA/CES) and the Green Business Certification Inc. (GBCI) for professional development credits. Those who successfully complete this introductory-level course will gain an understanding of the titanium-zinc alloy used in sustainable architectural applications, as well as the metal’s properties, aesthetics, technical aspects and manufacturing process. Participants also will learn about the environmental and economic advantages of using architectural zinc, including LEED certification considerations.

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