The 8 Essentials of Fire-Rated Glass & Framing

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Live webinar airing on June 29, 2022 at 2:00 PM EDT
Sponsored by Technical Glass Products
Presented by James Wharton

Learning Objectives:

  1. Gain a better understanding of the fundamentals of fire-rated glazing, including product testing standards and the different fire-rated glazing classifications.
  2. Review current information on the latest fire-rated building codes and how product developments impact design.
  3. Examine the role of multifunctional fire-rated glass systems and how a system-tested approach ensures the products work together as intended.
  4. Explore real-world fire-rated glazing solutions, and learn how to solve common design challenges.


Approval Pending
AAA 1 Structured Learning Hour
This course can be self-reported to the AANB, as per their CE Guidelines
AAPEI 1 Structured Learning Hour
MAA 1 Structured Learning Hour
This course can be self-reported to the NLAA.
This course can be self-reported to the NSAA
NWTAA 1 Structured Learning Hour
OAA 1 Learning Hour
This course can be self-reported to the AIBC, as per their CE Guidelines.
This course is approved as a Structured Course
This course can be self-reported to the AANB, as per their CE Guidelines
Approved for structured learning
Approved for Core Learning
This course can be self-reported to the NLAA.
Course may qualify for Learning Hours with NWTAA
Course eligible for OAA Learning Hours
This course can be self-reported for Learning Units to the Architectural Institute of British Columbia

This course offers an introduction to modern fire-rated glass and framing systems, including a fire-rated glazing primer, a look at product testing, building codes, real-world applications and how multifunctional fire-rated glazing solutions are changing the game.


Photo courtesy of Technical Glass Products


 James Wharton, represents Technical Glass Products (TGP) in New York, New Jersey and all of New England. James has been with TGP for 16 years, and has successfully worked with numerous architects, building owners and subcontractors from development of schematic design through installation.


Technical Glass Products (TGP) 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, 3D BIM Models and rapid-response quoting.


Originally published in June 2022