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AIA/CES Course Summary

Water Resistance Design for Commercial Glazing

Program Title: Water Resistance for Hurricane Curtain Wall Systems


AIA Course Number: CTC301-0115


Program Sponsor: Crawford-Tracey Corporation


Provider Number: 70118113


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


Course Description: 

This course will examine how glazing systems directly influence the control of water/rain, in hurricane prone regions, into buildings through product performance, codes and installation.


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


  • Understand impact-resistant glazing for hurricane prone regions

  • Understand how water infiltration occurs through commercial glazing systems

  • Understand the building code requirements and testing standards for water infiltration

  • Understand how to evaluate and specify commercial glazing systems for water resistance


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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