The Future of Fire-Rated Glass and Framing

Course Overview

This course will primarily focus on fire-resistive glass and framing, their performance, how they help meet stringent safety codes, and ways in which five of the latest innovations are changing the future of fire-rated glass and framing from both safety and aesthetic standpoints.

Credits: 1 LU/HSW Hour

AIA - Continuing Education

Learning Objectives

By completing this course, participants will:

  • Explain the differences between fire-protective and fire-resistive glass and framing
  • Describe five main innovations in fire-resistive glass and framing and how they are expanding design freedom in areas with stringent fire and life safety code requirements
  • Discuss performance, fire-rated building codes and how innovative fire-resistive glazing products can help meet more stringent codes
  • Identify misconceptions and potential misuse of fire-resistive glazing products and discuss solutions to ensure maximum benefits

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