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AIA/CES Course Summary

Program: Design Solutions for Emerging Trends in Curtain Wall and Glazing Solutions


AIA Course NUmber: CTC401


Program Sponsor: Crawford-Tracey Corporation


Provider Number: 70118113


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


Course Description: 

With the rise in performance expectations and growing complexity of the building façade, this educational course will discuss some of the emerging trends in glass curtain wall and offer solutions to challenges architects face to maintain desired versatility, function and compliance (as it pertains to updated code requirements).


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


  • Identify solutions to challenges architects face with some of the emerging trends in curtain wall and glazing system design

  • Learn how updated code affects commercial and essential facilities, specifically in Florida

  • Understand how to use product approvals as they apply to specifying proper product applications and maintain code compliance

  • Learn about advances in technology and industry products that are improving safety/security, energy consumption and building occupant experience


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

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