Fire-Rated Glass & Framing Basics

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Learning Objectives:

  1. Review real-world examples of designing for life safety with fire-resistive-rated glazing systems.
  2. Learn what questions to ask to ensure that the proper product is specified and installed.
  3. Gain a better understanding of the different categories of fire-rated glazing materials, and their role in fire protection.
  4. Learn essential fire-rated glazing codes, applications and products.

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

This course presents a background on fire-rated glass and framing and will cover the different categories of fire-rated glazing, fire-rated glazing systems testing, code changes affecting fire-rated products and new trends in designing with fire-rated glazing systems.

Courtesy of Technical Glass Products

Architect: Stantec Architecture, Photography: Chris Barrett


Tim Warren represents Technical Glass Products, Inc. (TGP) in the Midwest, including Illinois, Wisconsin, Minnesota, Iowa and Missouri. TGP is a supplier of fire-rated glass and framing systems, along with specialty architectural glazing products. Tim attended architecture school and joined TGP after experience in sales and architectural design.


Technical Glass Products (TGP), a division of Allegion, is the recognized leader in the fire-rated glass and framing field, offering the FireLite® family of ceramic glazing, Pilkington Pyrostop® transparent wall panels, and Fireframes® fire-rated framing. The company provides AIA-registered continuing education, project consultation, product specifications, CAD drawings and rapid-response quoting.

 

Originally published in October 2019

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