Volume 27, Issue 1 - Jeanuary/February 2013

Continuing Education Corner

Glass and glazing, metal systems and various other fenestration technologies are continuously evolving. As a result itís important for the architectural community to stay up-to-date on the most recent information in a variety of areas, including residential windows. Keep yourself informed about these many options, and consider some of these industry courses. Youíll gain valuable information and knowledge while also earning continuing education credits.

Course Title: Windows of Opportunity: Fenestration Innovations
Provider: Marvin Windows and Doors
Learning Units: 1

This course shows how window design and manufacturing practices have evolved Ė advancing technologies in framing materials, coatings and glazings to increase energy efficiency in both historic and new structures.

Course Title: Specifying Windows and Doors Using Performance Standards/-NAFS91411 / 2011
Provider: American Architectural Manufacturers Association
Learning Units: 1.5
Those taking part in this course will learn about the evolution of door and window standards and code references. In addition, they will also recognize how to use the latest standard to specify product type, performance level and key performance attributes, as well as how to analyze special requirements for different door and window types, among other topics.

Architects' Guide to Glass & Metal
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