Volume 26, Issue 4 - July/August 2012

Continuing Education Corner

Glass and glazing, metal systems and various other fenestration technologies are continuously evolving. To keep yourself informed about these many options, why not consider some of these industry courses?

Course Title: Hurricane-Resistant Glass
Provider: Viracon
Learning Units: 1

This course provides a discussion about the features and limitations of hurricane-resistant glazing products, as well as an overview of testing methods and requirements. At the end of the presentation attendees will be able to create a list of information necessary prior to selecting hurricane-resistant glass; explain the hurricane testing process for glazing systems; and name the difference between large- and small-missile impact requirements and testing.

Course Title: Hurricane Wind Loading and Impact Resistance
Provider: Kawneer
Learning Units: 1

As coastal populations and development increase, the threat of injuries, deaths and damage to property during hurricanes and violent storms has intensified. According to Kawneer, this course was developed to provide participants with a better understanding of the requirements for wind-borne debris protection. This program explores the standards to which protection products must be designed and tested.

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