AIA/CES Course Summary
Program Title: Retrofitting Commercial Hurricane Glazing Systems
AIA Course Number: CTC204-0115
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 replacing and retrofitting with high performance glazing systems for commercial building and essential facilities. Design performance, installation and building codes will be addressed in addition to specific hurricane and water requirements. This course will also discuss alternative methods for making an existing building hurricane resistant.
Learning Objectives: After completion of this course, participants will be able to understand the following:
Understand the differences between replacing and retrofitting commercial glazing systems for hurricane protection
Learn the basics to determine if an existing commercial glazing system is capable of accepting a retrofit upgrade
Understand and identify specific code requirements for retrofitting commercial and essential facilities
Discuss alternate methods for making existing buildings hurricane resistant
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