Silicone Coatings: An Alternative to Ceramic Frit for Spandrel Glass

This On Demand CEU is a recorded presentation from a previously live webinar event. This course will explore high-performance silicone coatings as a healthy and sustainable alternative to other spandrel glass materials. It will also cover rigorous testing to prove longevity and application suitability and considerations when specifying silicone coatings on spandrel glass. Finally, the course examines advantages of using silicone coatings in design to prevent hazardous solvent, heavy metals, and high VOCs in the environment.

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Bird Friendly Glazing Challenges and Solutions

This On Demand CEU is a recorded presentation from a previously live webinar event. This course will cover critical strategies for architects in designing buildings that will significantly reduce the number of bird collisions and have a positive impact on the environment and biodiversity. The course will cover a basic understanding of birds, their importance as well as the magnitude of this environmental challenge.

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Cellular Glass Insulation: Reducing Risk by Design

This On Demand CEU is a recorded presentation from a previously live webinar event. As the value of building contents and cost of construction continues to rise, redundant, durable roof systems justify robust insulation and waterproofing strategies. This course will describe the types of cellular glass insulation and ways that it can be used in roof assemblies to achieve a high-performance roof that meets your commitment to sustainability. Real-world examples of details and applications will be used to help design your next cellular glass roof.

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Glass Production, Processing and Performance

This On Demand CEU is a recorded presentation from a previously live webinar event. Glass Production, Processing & Performance provides an introduction to the different types of glass that are available and how to use them. Significant emphasis is placed on coated glasses, including the common types of low-e application processes and the impacts on energy and environmental performance. The different types of flat glass processing and fabrication methods, as they relate to specifying glass, are also covered.

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Modern Buildings: The Role of Exterior & Interior Glass with Enclosed Blinds

This On Demand CEU is a recorded presentation from a previously live webinar event. This course will provide an exploration of today’s modern buildings, from exteriors to interiors, and how they must provide their occupants within, operational owners, and our greater planet “health + well-being.” The course will identify roles that we, as developers, planners, architects, interior designers + manufacturers, play in collective responsibility. Architectural elements, from Design, to products, and materials playing an active role in this responsibility and this course will focus on how architectural glass windows with enclosed blinds and contribute to this overarching need.

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Understanding Low-E Coatings

This On Demand CEU is a recorded presentation from a previously live webinar event. This course will enable you to be able to define the solar energy spectrum and common glass performance measures, discuss the manufacturing processes for pyrolytic and MSVD low-e coatings, identify how passive and solar control low-e coatings differ and impact glass performance measures, and how low-e coatings improve energy efficiency and earn LEED® credit contributions.

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Innovative Design Applications Using Advanced Fire Rated Glazing Technology

This On Demand CEU is a recorded presentation from a previously live webinar event. Architects have always pushed the limits of what building products can do, and fire rated glazing is no exception. This program shows how fire rated glazing has evolved from small door lites and openings using wired glass and ceramics to floor-to-ceiling and wall-to-wall, multi-tasking fire resistive glazing systems. Case studies showing these innovative design applications in real-word settings will be used to show participants how architects continue to push the boundaries of what fire rated glass can do.

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Silicone Coatings: A Risk Mitigation Strategy for Thermal Stress Breakage

This On Demand CEU is a recorded presentation from a previously live webinar event. This course will provide architects, specifiers, and façade consultants education about silicone-based spandrel glass coating technologies. Attendees will learn about the risks of thermal stress breakage due to ceramic frit’s weakening effects on heat-treated glass. Testing methodology and industry standards will also be addressed. Alternative coating solutions will be introduced as a strategy to reduce risk of thermally induced breakage in glass facades.

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Understanding Shooter/Attack-Resistant Door Opening Solutions

Active shooter attacks continue to happen in our workplaces, schools, universities and public facilities. These attacks require us to change the way we secure our facilities in order protect the people inside. In order to determine what products and applications are the best suited for active shooter events, a new test method has been developed by active shooter subject matter experts based on the history of active shooter events.

Webinar On-Demand: This On Demand CEU is a recorded presentation from a previously live webinar event.

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Electrochromic Glass: Promoting Occupant Wellness by Optimizing Daylight and Views (Print Course)

Specifying electrochromic glazing for buildings in which solar control is a challenge is a preferred solution for many applications. From classroom settings to healthcare facilities, commercial office, and retail spaces, these applications make sense to feature electrochromic glazing to showcase atriums and skylights. Electrochromic glazing creates a wellness space through achieving energy performance and enhancing the occupancy experience. In addition, electrochromic glazing offers design flexibility, occupant benefits, and contributes to sustainability and energy savings.

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