Window Code Fundamentals

Sponsored by Andersen Windows and Doors

Learning Objectives:

  1. Ascertain the different elements of accessibility codes for windows.
  2. Identify emergency escape and rescue regulations, as well as exceptions to the rules.
  3. Recognize fall protection requirements, compliance methods, and the variance between residential and commercial applications.
  4. Distinguish when and where safety glazing is required for windows.

Credits:

HSW
1 AIA LU/HSW
AIBD
1 AIBD P-CE
IACET
0.1 IACET CEU*
AAA
AAA 1 Structured Learning Hour
AANB
AANB 1 Hour of Core Learning
AAPEI
AAPEI 1 Structured Learning Hour
MAA
MAA 1 Structured Learning Hour
NLAA
NLAA 1 Hour of Core Learning
NSAA
NSAA 1 Hour of Core Learning
NWTAA
NWTAA 1 Structured Learning Hour
OAA
OAA 1 Learning Hour
SAA
SAA 1 Hour of Core Learning
 
This course can be self-reported to the AIBC, as per their CE Guidelines.
This course is approved as a Structured Course
Approved for structured learning
Approved for Core Learning
This course is approved as a Core Course
Course may qualify for Learning Hours with NWTAA
Course eligible for OAA Learning Hours
This course is approved as a core course
This course can be self-reported for Learning Units to the Architectural Institute of British Columbia

Keeping up with ever evolving window codes can be a challenge for even the most experienced construction industry professional. This course will address some of the core codes and testing methods for windows, such as accessibility, emergency escape and rescue, fall protection, and safety glazing. Exceptions to the rules will also be addressed along with applications and scenarios where these codes apply. After completing this session, you will be able to: Ascertain the different elements of accessibility codes for windows. Identify emergency escape and rescue regulations, as well as exceptions to the rules Understand fall protection requirements, compliance methods, and the variance between residential and commercial applications Distinguish when and where safety glazing is required for windows.

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Photo © Don Pearse

100 Series single-hung windows and gliding patio doors with sidelights (3-panel); Black interior and exterior; Black hardware

 

Andersen Windows & Doors

Headquartered in Bayport, Minnesota, Andersen Corporation is the largest window and door manufacturer in North America. Andersen offers a broad product portfolio of window and door options for light commercial and residential projects and is the most recognized and most used brand of windows among builders. Now more than ever, Andersen offers what you need to design, build, remodel, or replace. Whether you're restoring a historic building or designing a new home, Andersen has the products and design services to help create all that you envision. Learn more at www.andersenwindows.com

 

Originally published in October 2020

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