Credits: 1 AIA LU/HSW; 1 AIBD P-CE; 0.1 IACET CEU
May qualify for learning hours through most Canadian architectural associations.
James Wharton: James represents Technical Glass Products in New York, New Jersey, and all of New England. Technical Glass Products is a supplier of fire-rated glass and framing systems along with specialty architectural glazing products. James has been with TGP for 13 years and regularly works with architects, building owners, and subcontractors from development of schematic design through installation.
Description: This course offers an in-depth look into fire-rated glass and framing systems, how they have evolved, and their role in fire protection. Satisfying fire- and life-safety codes without compromising aesthetics will also be addressed.
- Identify basics and best practices to ensure proper fire-rated glazing specification.
- Describe the different categories of fire-rated glazing materials and their role in fire-protection.
- Understand essential fire-rated glazing codes, applications, and products.
- Explore real-world fire-rated glazing solutions and learn how to solve common design challenges.