AIA/CES Course Summary
 

Program Title: Optimal Performance with Commercial Glazing Systems

 

AIA Course Number: CTC203-0115

 

Program Sponsor: Crawford-Tracey Corporation

 

Provider Number: 70118113

 

Length:  One Hour   Credits:  One Learning Unit    HSW: Yes  

 

Course Description: 

This course will examine the design options for high performance curtain wall systems. Design performance, installation and building codes will be addressed in addition to specific hurricane and water requirements. ASCE 7-10 maps will be explained in detail with discussion on current trends and capabilities in the commercial glazing industry. 

 

Learning Objectives:  After completion of this course, participants will be able to understand the following:

  • Understand the differences in design philosophies and installation methods

  • Learn how to optimize water resistance and thermal performance

  • Recognize appropriate glass and framing system integration to achieve energy efficiency, hurricane protection and other performance Goals

  • Understand the new ASCE 7-10 maps and how they affect hurricane prone regions

 

Method of Delivery: The approved facilitator will present this course in a one-hour Lunch + Learn format. The presentations will be interactive and presented on-site at the participant’s office.

 

A/V Needs: The Crawford-Tracey presenter will need electrical power and a white screen or white wall (min: 6’ x 6’).  The presenter will supply the laptop and projector (if needed).

 

Target Audience: Architects, specifiers, designer, owners and other related design professionals.  The ideal audience size is 10 to 60 people.

 

Facilitator Qualifications: All Crawford-Tracey facilitators have been trained on CES guidelines and presentation skills.  Additionally, they have in-depth knowledge of architectural glass and specialty glazing products.

 

Cost: Crawford-Tracey Corporation sponsors this program, and there is no cost to bring this program into your firm or chapter meeting.

 

AIA Course Directory: Building Science & Performance 

 

AIA Topic Area: Building Envelope

 

 

 

Note: The provider for this course is Donovan+Associates, a Crawford-Tracey continuing education partner

For more information visit: www.crawfordtracey.com or call Crawford-Tracey at 954-698-6888

 

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