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
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: or call Crawford-Tracey at 954-698-6888