AIA Continuing Education

Technical Glass Products offers AIA-registered continuing education courses for design professionals on a number of different topics. Our current fire-rated products online courses are listed below. View our architectural products online courses, available here. Or, to request an in-person AIA-registered presentation from a TGP representative, please visit our information request page. Check this page often for new AIA-registered course offerings from TGP.

Form, Function & Fire Safety: A Clearer View of Fire-Rated Glass and Framing

This course discusses new trends in fire-rated glazing, and what to look for when specifying fire-rated glass. Active vs. passive fire protection systems will be explored, as well as fire-rated glazing system testing, including the fire, impact and hose stream tests. How to meet codes without compromising aesthetics and fire-rated glazing systems and sustainable design will also be addressed.

Credits: 1 LU/HSW Hour

Learning Objectives:

  • Learn what questions to ask to ensure that the proper product is specified and installed
  • Gain a better understanding of the different categories of fire-rated glazing materials, and their role in fire protection
  • Receive current information on how the latest codes and product developments impact design
  • Explore new trends in fire-rated glazing and innovative design options
  • Learn ways to incorporate fire-rated glazing systems into an overall sustainable design

Fire-Rated Glass and Framing Deliver Design Goals

Aesthetic advances in fire-rated glazing help design professionals meet both visual and life-safety design objectives.

Credits: 1 LU/HSW Hour

Learning Objectives:

  • Describe the ways fire-rated glazing can be used to support aesthetic goals similar to traditional window glass
  • Discuss the range of product make-up options and visual treatments available with fire-rated glazing
  • List examples of fire-rated glazing materials and their primary performance features
  • Differentiate between appropriate applications for fire-protective and fire-resistive glazing