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Volume 27, Issue 4 - JulyAugust 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 current on the most recent information in a variety of areas, including laminated glass and hurricane protection. 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: Hurricane Protection for Windows and Doors
Provider: Pella Windows & Doors
Learning Units: 1; HSW credit

Building codes in south Florida as well as other hurricane-prone areas require that windows resist damage from wind and wind-borne debris. In this program architects will learn the what, why, where and how about hurricane protection for windows. \

Participants in this course will learn to describe how the building code requirements for window resistance to high windloads promote human safety; determine the methods for protecting windows from wind-borne debris that best Building codes in south Florida as well as other hurricane-prone areas require that windows resist damage from wind and wind-borne debris. In this program architects will learn the what, why, where and how about hurricane protection for windows. Participants in this course will learn to describe how the building code requirements for window resistance to high windloads promote human safety; determine the methods for protecting windows from wind-borne debris that best www.pella.com

Course Title: Designing With Laminated Glass
Provider: Eastman Chemical/Saflex
Learning Units: 1; HSW credit

This course focuses on helping architects gain insight and understanding on the merits of designing with laminated glass. Participants will learn the capacity of laminated glass to take on any shape, size or color, providing broad design options; gain an understanding of the latest material and product options available in the marketplace today; increase knowledge of the impact of blast-resistant and energy-efficient glass in the design of sustainable buildings; and more. www.safeflex.com

 

 

 

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