How Multifunctional Fire-Rated Glazing is Advancing School Design

Course Overview

This course offers an in-depth look into multifunctional fire-rated glazing in school design.

AIA - Continuing Education

Credits: 1 LU/HSW Hour

Learning Objectives

By completing this course, participants will:

  • Illustrate the importance of daylighting design in schools and how glass’ transparency can create attractive, light-filled environments that contribute to students’ and administrators’ wellbeing
  • Identify current fire, life-safety and security codes and standards related to glass and its surrounding assemblies in educational applications
  • Describe the ways fire-rated and security-rated glass products can protect students and staff in the event of an emergency
  • Explore the role of multifunctional glass systems and how a system-tested approach ensures the products work together as intended

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