Myakka River Branch: February 2010 Membership Meeting: Energy Efficient Glazing

  • 25 Feb 2010
  • 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
  • Gulf Coast Girl Scouts of America, 4780 Cattlemen Road, Sarasota, FL 34233


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Myakka River Branch

 February 2010 Meeting:

Energy Efficient Glazing
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Event Sponsored by:



On Thursday, February 25, 2010, join members of the Myakka River Branch of the US Green Building Council (USGBC) for their monthly membership meeting.  Darijo Babic of PPG Industries, Inc. will discuss low-e glazing and its applications for sustainable building design and construction. Darijo’s presentation will cover:

       How low-e coatings work

       The differences between “passive” and “solar control” low-e coatings

       How the energy, environmental and economic benefits of low-e glass have been quantified

       The energy impact of various low-e coated glass through simulation modeling


Refreshments are included with the price of event admission.  A big thank you to Key Glass, LLC for sponsoring our February meeting. 


Thursday, February 25, 2010

Gulf Coast Girl Scouts of America

4780 Cattlemen Road, Sarasota, FL 34233

5:30 pm Check-in begins

6:00 pm Program begins

Early Registration is 
$10.00 for all USGBC Members
$15 for Non-Members

Registration after February 18th is $15 for Members and $20 for Non-Members
Visit the Calendar of Events Page to Register



About the Speaker and Sponsor:

Based in Atlanta, Georgia, Darijo is a National Architectural Manager for PPG Industries.   For the last four years, he has consulted architects and glazing contractors on glass selection for over 500 commercial projects.  Prior to his current position, Darijo worked for five years in PPG’s fiberglass and float glass manufacturing plants as a quality control manager.  Pittsburgh-based PPG is a global supplier of paints, coatings, optical products, specialty materials, chemicals, glass and fiber glass. The company has more than 140 manufacturing facilities and equity affiliates and operates in more than 60 countries.  For more information, visit


Based in Bradenton, Florida, Key Glass is a full service commercial glazing contractor specializing in applications of hurricane impact glass, traditional glazing of storefront, curtain wall, entrances and windows along with specialized glass systems such as hand rails, bullet resistant glass and full glass doors. For more information, visit  


USGBC Florida Gulf Coast Chapter, c/o Florida Atlantic University, College of Engineering and Computer Science,
777 Glades Road, Room EE 329, Boca Raton, FL 33431-0991, / 561-373-7367
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