Glazing to Protect: Design Considerations and Performance Characteristics

Sponsored by National Glass Association
1 AIA LU/HSW; 1 AIBD P-CE; 0.1 IACET CEU*; 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. Describe three threats to glazing in buildings
  2. Compare and contrast the performance and characteristics of protective glazing products
  3. Explain the building codes and standards for performance of glazing products impacted by wind-borne debris
  4. List three design considerations for blast mitigating glazing

This course is part of the Glass and Glazing Design Academy

The increase in potential threats to a building, its glazing, and its occupants is on the rise. Demand for heightened security and safety against these threats has enabled the glass and glazing industry to bring many innovations to market. This course will provide an introduction to three primary threats to glazing in buildings, and outline design considerations and performance characteristics of various protective glazing products.

Prot Glazing

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