Critical Reasons to Specify Insulating Glass

Sponsored by National Glass Association
 
1 AIA LU/HSW; 0.1 IACET CEU*; 1 AIBD P-CE; AAA 1 Structured Learning Hour; This course can be self-reported to the AANB, as per their CE Guidelines; AAPEI 1 Structured Learning Hour; This course can be self-reported to the AIBC, as per their CE Guidelines.; MAA 1 Structured Learning Hour; This course can be self-reported to the NLAA.; This course can be self-reported to the NSAA; NWTAA 1 Structured Learning Hour; OAA 1 Learning Hour; SAA 1 Hour of Core Learning

Learning Objectives:

  1. List the primary components of an insulating glass construction or assembly
  2. Describe the purpose of a spacer in an insulating glass assembly
  3. Discuss how insulating glass provides enhanced levels of security and safety performance
  4. State two ways the acoustical performance of an insulating glass unit can be improved

This course is part of the Glass and Glazing Design Academy

The demand for energy savings, building occupancy safety and comfort have enabled the glass and glazing industry to bring many innovations to market. This course will cover the basic components of insulating glass and review some of the key performance attributes they provide.

Critical Reasons

This test is no longer available for credit
National Glass Association The National Glass Association (NGA) is the largest trade association serving the architectural glass and metals industry. A technical and educational resource, NGA envisions a future in which glass is the material of choice to enhance spaces where people live, play, learn, and work.

 

Originally published in June 2019

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