Credits: 1 AIA LU/HSW; 1 AIBD P-CE; 0.1 IACET CEU
May qualify for learning hours through most Canadian architectural associations
Schools have unique design needs. In this CEU, you’ll learn the value that glass can bring to educational facilities, and how to specify a glazing unit specific to its needs—enhancing functionality, user experience and energy efficiency.
Alan Kinder is the Regional Architectural Manager covering the East Coast for Guardian Glass. In his current position he leads a team of Architectural Design Managers that work directly with design professionals to assist with project review and provide guidance on glass and glazing selections for large commercial project work to ensure building envelope enclosures meet all aesthetic and performance requirements. He has worked with Guardian Glass for 9 years and has also served as Territory Sales Manager and Architectural Design Manager during his tenure. He is a graduate of Clemson University with a degree in Industrial Management and currently lives in Charlotte, NC
- Discuss the glass attributes that add value to education facilities, including low-E glass selection for optimal performance and comfort.
- Identify cost saving measures in the glass supply chain.
- Specify a glazing unit to meet the specific needs to enhance the well-being of students, teachers and staff through access to daylight.
- Know the fabricated glass types and how they meet project goals for safety, acoustics and aesthetics.