Designing with Fire Rated Glass

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Sponsored by SAFTI FIRST Fire Rated Glazing Solutions
Presented by Tim Nass

Learning Objectives:

  1. Clarify the difference between fire protective vs. fire resistive glazing products as it relates to protecting people and property.
  2. Follow updated IBC and fire and safety requirements when designing for life safety, including the updated IBC Tables.
  3. Identify the correct, code-approved glazing products based on the application.
  4. Specify the latest fire rated glazing systems available today.


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AANB 1 Hour of Core Learning
AAPEI 1 Structured Learning Hour
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
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With the advent of new and technologically-advanced fire rated glazing products in the market today, there is much confusion on which products are appropriate for certain applications. This program is designed to help designers and specifiers determine the correct and code approved fire rated glazing product based on current fire/safety glazing test standards and IBC Chapter 7 code requirements. It will also provide the latest information on various fire rated glazing products available today.

Fire Rated Glass

Photo courtesy of Andy Caulfield


Tim Nass has more than 25 years of experience in architectural glazing. As the vice president of national sales at SAFTI FIRST, he brings his extensive knowledge and expertise when working closely with architects and contract glaziers. He also oversees SAFTI FIRST’s global network of architectural sales representatives.

Tim is a dynamic presenter and speaker who has been delivering SAFTI FIRST’s AIA-registered presentation to various architecture firms, AIA local chapters, and CSI local chapters, as well as at the CSI National Convention and other architectural and glazing events.


SAFTI FIRST Fire Rated Glazing Solutions SAFTI FIRST Fire Rated Glazing Solutions is the leading single-source, vertically integrated USA-manufacturer of advanced fire rated glass in doors, openings, storefronts, curtain walls and floors up to 2 hours. UL and/or Intertek listed with fast lead times and competitive pricing.


Originally published in September 2019