PPG Industries

  • Energy Efficient Glazings

    1 LU HSW

    By the end of this presentation, you will understand how low-e coatings work, how to distinguish between passive low-e glass and solar control low-e glass, and how to quantify the real-world cost and environmental benefits associated with specifying low-e glass. Take the course.

    Posted:
    August 2008
    Subject(s):
    Windows, Energy Efficiency
    Sponsor:
    PPG Industries
    Certification(s):
    AIA
  • Introduction to Glass

    1 LU HSW

    By the end of this presentation, you will know three things: the different methods for processing glass, the different types of architectural glass, and third, the general criteria for selecting or specifying architectural glass Take the course.

    Posted:
    August 2008
    Subject(s):
    Windows, Energy Efficiency, Energy-Efficient Windows
    Sponsor:
    PPG Industries
    Certification(s):
    AIA
  • Specifying Architectural Glass

    1 LU HSW

    By the end of this presentation, you will know the three major types of architectural glass and the impact of their specification on building performance, occupant comfort and the environment. You will also become familiar with safety and performance issues related to glass specification, including thermal breakage, sound attenuation, wind-load and glass size. Take the course.

    Posted:
    August 2008
    Subject(s):
    Windows, Energy Efficiency, Energy-Efficient Windows
    Sponsor:
    PPG Industries
    Certification(s):
    AIA
  • Paint Specifications and the Effect on Green Building

    1 LU

    The intent of this course is to teach you how VOC criteria can contribute to green building. You will be able to describe governs the classification of paint as green. LEED guidelines and credits affected by paint will be reviewed. You will be able to describe the design and specification considerations involved with green paint. Take the course.

    Posted:
    March 2008
    Subject(s):
    Paints, LEED
    Sponsor:
    PPG Industries
    Certification(s):
    AIA
  • Selecting Quality Paints and Coatings Using MPI

    1 LU HSW

    You will learn how U.S. standards have developed for specifying paint. You will be able to how to apply specification methods of The Master Painters Institute. You will learn how to integrate MPI methods and product specifying by using AIA MASTERSPEC. Most important, we will walk through the method of specifying paint using MPI standards step by step. Take the course.

    Posted:
    March 2008
    Subject(s):
    Paints
    Sponsor:
    PPG Industries
    Certification(s):
    AIA
  • Specifying Coatings for Architectural Metals

    1 LU HSW

    By the end of the learning unit, you will be able to describe how high performance coatings are applied to various metal building components, identify performance qualities of certain resin and pigment combinations with respect to fading, peeling and chipping. You will also be able to discuss the benefits of liquid and powder coatings. Take the course.

    Posted:
    March 2008
    Subject(s):
    Paints, Metal
    Sponsor:
    PPG Industries
    Certification(s):
    AIA