Architectural Record BE - Building Enclosure

Fire-Rated Glass & Framing 101

Webinar on April 18, 2018 at 2:00 PM EDT
Sponsored by Technical Glass Products (TGP)
Presented by James Wharton
Continuing Education

Learning Objectives - After this course, you should be able to:

  1. Learn what questions to ask to ensure that the proper product is specified and installed.
  2. Gain a better understanding of the different categories of fire-rated glazing materials, and their role in fire-protection.
  3. Receive current information on how the latest codes and product developments impact design.
  4. Explore new trends in fire-rated glazing and innovative design options.


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

This course offers an in-depth look into fire-rated glass and framing systems and their role in fire protection.

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James Wharton

James Wharton represents Technical Glass Products in New York, New Jersey, and all of New England. The company is a supplier of fire-rated glass and framing systems, along with specialty architectural glazing products. James has been with TGP for 12 years and has successfully worked with numerous architects, building owners, and subcontractors from development of schematic design through installation.

Technical Glass Products logo. Technical Glass Products (TGP) is the recognized leader in the fire-rated glass and framing field, along with specialty architectural glass products. The company offers AIA-registered continuing education, project consultation and more.