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; AANB 1 Hour of Core Learning; AAPEI 1 Structured Learning Hour; This course can be self-reported to the AIBC, as per their CE Guidelines.; MAA 1 Structured Learning Hour; NLAA 1 Hour of Core Learning; NSAA 1 Hour of Core Learning; 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

Originally published in June 2019