PPG Glass, Paint, Coatings Used on First LEED Platinum Building in Mexico
November 8, 2011

Glass, paint and coatings from PPG Industries of Pittsburgh were used in the headquarters building of Bioconstruccion y Energìa Alternativa in Monterrey, Mexico, the first building in Latin America to earn Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Platinum certification for New Construction, Version 2.2 (LEED-NC 2.2) from the U.S. Green Building Council.

The 5,000-square-foot office building, in suburban San Pedro Garza Garcia, is constructed with Solarban® 70XL and Solarban 60 glasses and Starphire® ultra-clear glass.

Bioconstruccion y Energìa Alternativa develops and certifies green buildings in Mexico and throughout Latin America. The company's owner, Cesar Ulises Trevino, is president of the Mexico Green Building Council.

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