Form, Function & Fire Safety: A Clearer View of Fire-rated Glass and Framing – AIA Continuing Education

Course Overview

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

AIA - Continuing Education

Learning Objectives

By completing this course, participants will:

  • 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

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