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: www.crawfordtracey.com or call Crawford-Tracey at 954-698-6888

 

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