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AIA/CES Course Summary

Program: Glazing Design for HVHZ (AIA Course Number: CTC201-0115)


Program Sponsor: Crawford-Tracey Corporation


Provider Number: 70118113


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


Course Description: 

This course will examine the use of high performance commercial glazing systems used in High Velocity Hurricane Zone Areas such as South Florida.  The course addresses how the performance, codes and safety of exterior glazing systems affect design considerations and applications.


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


  • Understand wind load requirements and design parameter in HVHZ areas

  • Understand wind-borne debris requirements for glazing systems in HVHZ areas

  • Understand the necessity for product approvals in HVHZ areas

  • Understand the glazing systems and various design options in HVHZ areas


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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