Glass Magazine’s 2014 AIA/CES Provider Resource

May 5, 2014
COMMERCIAL : TRAINING

Glass, Metals & Glazing

American Architectural Manufacturers Association, Provider #G334
Programs and course numbers: Glass: The Right Choice  (#DGMC, online; #CGMC, classroom); Energy and the Architectural Fenestration Industry (#C-APG); The Aluminum Advantage in Fenestration (#D-AlumAdv, online; #C-AlumAdv, classroom); Introduction to Unit Skylights for Daylighting of Commercial Buildings (#DSKY)
Credits: 1 LU HSW
Topics: Glass selection and performance; Industry policies, materials, designs and impacts of energy in the fenestration industry; The structural integrity, design flexibility, impact resistance, blast resistance, thermal performance and sustainable design of aluminum fenestration; Daylighting design strategies and benefits, using unit skylights
Contact info

AGC Glass Company North America, Provider #J335
Program and course number:  Architectural Glass: The Right Choice (#GLAS01)
Credits: 1 LU HSW
Topic: Glass manufacturing, fabrication and project design
Contact: Donald Armstrong, 800/840-0508, www.us.agc.com, info@us.agc.com

Apogee Enterprises Inc., Provider #K497
Program and course number: Integrated Façade Design – Daylighting (#A5552F /2014); Integrated Façade Design – U-Factors (#A4442E /2010)
Credits: 1 LU HSW
Topic: Fundamental daylight light sources, the impact of façade and room geometry, and the lighting efficacy of daylight versus electric light; Window assembly U-Factor, component effects, certification and testing methods, and specification language
Contact: Tubelite, an Apogee company, 800/866-2227, Lutzkwa@tubeliteinc.com

Apogee Enterprises, Provider #K497
Programs and course numbers: Understanding U-Factors (#A4442E /2010)
Credits: 1 LU HSW
Topic: Attributes affecting window U-Factor, design options for improving window U-Factor, how to differentiate between NFRC and AAMA testing and certification processes, and how to draft specification requirements for U-Factor
Contact: Wausau, an Apogee company, 877/678-2983

Azon, Provider #K452
Program: Optimizing Performance in Commercial Fenestration
Credits: 1 LU HSW
Topic: Thermal barriers for improved thermal efficiencies in aluminum window framing, leading to a reduction in heating and cooling loads
Contact: 800/788-5942, www.azonintl.com

Bendheim, Provider #K248   
Programs and course numbers: Decorative Architectural Glass for Aesthetics & Sustainability (#BEND03); Design & Light (#BEND04)
Credits:  1 LU HSW
Topics: Decorative architectural glass types, environmentally-friendly manufacturing techniques, and applications maximizing energy efficiency, occupant comfort, and aesthetics; Techniques through which color can enhance a building and contribute to the wellbeing of its occupants, as well as the general public
Contact: education@bendheim.com, www.bendheimarchitectural.com

Fenzi, Provider #J624
Program and course number: Selecting Insulating Glass Sealants for Durability and Energy Efficiency (#AEC535)
Credits: 1 LU HSW
Topic: Characteristics of IG sealants to ensure long-term thermal performance, structural durability and longevity
Contact: 416/674-3831, www.fenzi-na.com

Galaxy Glass & Stone, Provider #H918
Program name and course number: Laminated Glass from Function to Fashion (#LAM101)
Credits: 1 LU HSW
Topic: History of laminated glass and methods of fabrication, different glass types used in the manufacturing of laminated glass composites and the Safety Glazing Codes they need to meet, what tests are required for these different glass types to meet the safety standards, and the benefits and the decorative aspects of laminated glass.
Contact: Info@galaxycustom.com, 973/575-3440, www.galaxycustom.com

GGI, Provider #40107301
Program and course number:  Designing with Architectural Decorative Glass (#GGI101)
Credits: 1 LU HSW
Topic: Use of decorative architectural glass in interior and exterior applications
Contact: 800/431-2042, ext. 115, www.generalglass.com

Graham Architectural Products, Provider #J404
Program and course number: Glazing Performance & Selection Criteria for Buildings (#GRA-105)
Credits: 1 LU HSW
Topic: Building envelope design
Contact: info@grahamwindows.com, 717/849-8100, www.grahamwindows.com

Guardian Industries, Provider #J535
Programs and course numbers: Principles of Glass Selection for Facades (GRD #7); The Use of Laminated Glass in Architectural Design (GRD #5); The Evolution of Glass and High-Performance Coatings (GRD #4)
Credits: 1 LU HSW
Topics: The glass selection process and the variety of performance coatings and customized glass fabrication options available; Different types of laminated glass, manufacturing methods, major applications, and key benefits; Current and historical architectural glass trends
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Guardian Industries, Provider #J535
Program and course number: Glass in Today’s Architecture (#FGMD01). Note, this presentation was developed by the Glass Association of North America and authorized to a GANA CES facilitator like Guardian to teach.
Credits:  1 LU HSW
Topic: The flat glass manufacturing process, various glass substrates and sizes, fabrication processes, basic glass performance terminology, different applications
Contact info

Industrial Louvers, Inc., Provider #40107364
Program and course number: Shading & Daylighting: Sun Control Devices (#ILISCD2012)
Credits: 1 LU HSW
Topic: Shading and daylighting with sun control devices
Contact: 800/328-3421, ilinfo@industriallouvers.com, www.industriallouvers.com

Kawneer Co., Provider #J204
Program and course number: Components of a LEED Strategy in Division 8: Glass & Glazing (#K_ILFF_13_115)
Credits: 1 LU HSW
Topic: Thermal break technology in architectural aluminum frames, shading options, standard architectural aluminum framing systems that can be adapted into platforms for photovoltaic and on-site renewable energy, operable vents for expanded use of natural ventilation without sacrificing energy performance
Contact: Kawneer Architectural Services Team, 877/767-9107, www.kawneer.com

Linetec, Provider #H334
Programs and course numbers: Introduction to Coatings: Field Performance and the Application Process (#LIN001/2013 and LIN002/2013); Choosing Sustainable Finishes (#LIN003-2 /2013 and LIN004/2011)
Credits: 1 LU HSW
Topics: Field performance of architectural Kynar 500 (PVDF) paints, baked enamels, powder coating and anodize finishes; Considerations for architectural finishes, including Kynar paint, anodize and powder coat
Contact: 888/717-1472, www.linetec.com/AIA-CES_on-line.html

Pilkington North America, Provider # J200
Program:  Glass and Energy (#000002)
Credits: 1 LU HSW
Topic: Architectural glass: production, selection and performance of float glass
Contact info 

PPG Industries, Provider #J573
Program names and course numbers: Glass Production Processing and Performance (#PPGGlass13_1); How Low-E Coatings Improve Building Performance (#PPGGlass13_2)
Credits: 1 LU
Topics: Introduction to the different types of glasses, such as clear, tinted and low-iron, with an emphasis on coated glasses, including the common types of low-E application processes and the consequent impact on energy and environmental performance; Solar energy spectrum and common glass performance measures
Contact: ideascapes@ppg.com, 888/774-4332, www.ppgideascapes.com

SAGE Electrochromics Inc., Provider #J624
Program and course number: Daylighting with Electrochromics (#AEC604);
Credits: 1 LU HSW
Topic: Daylighting principles, glazing systems that support daylight with a focus on electrochromic glazing
Contact: 877/724-3321, www.sageglass.com

Safti First Fire Rated Glazing Solutions, Provider #J769
Program and course number:  Designing with Fire Rated Glass (#SAFTI6)
Credits: 1 LU HSW
Topic: The latest in fire rated glazing codes, standards, testing, trends and products
Contact: dianas@safti.com, 888/653-3333, www.safti.com/webinar
 
Stylmark, Inc., Provider #40107611
Program and course number: Enhancing Interior Architecture with Anodized Aluminum (#ANO101STYL)
Credits: 1 LU
Topic: Enhancing interior architecture with anodized aluminum
Contact: Carrie Harvey Schnabel

Technical Glass Products, Provider #K067
Programs and course numbers: A Bright Future: Daylighting for Tomorrow’s Buildings (#00PRO1, in person; #TGPOL2, online); Form, Function & Fire-Safety:  A Clearer View of Fire-Rated Glass and Framing
(#00TGP4, in person; #TGPOL3, online)
Credits: 1.0 HSW
Topics:  The concept of daylighting and its role in modern design; New trends in fire-rated glazing, and what to look for when specifying fire-rated glass
Contact: sales@tgpamerica.com, 800/426-0279, tgpamerica.com

Technoform North America, Inc., Provider #J624
Program and course number: The Future of High Performance Fenestration (#AEC583)
Credits: 1 LU HSW
Topic: Understanding thermal break and high performance insulating glass
Contact: 330/487-6600, www.technoform-bautec.us and www.glassinsulation.us

Tubelite Inc., Provider # J791
Programs and course numbers: "Green" Architectural Aluminum & Glass Products for Sustainable Commercial Construction (#GRN003 /2014)
Credits: 1 LU HSW
Topics: Energy efficient design using glass and aluminum framing with optional recycled content
Contact: 800/866-2227, tubeliteinc.com/aia-ces.html, Lutzkwa@tubeliteinc.com

Vetrotech Saint-Gobain, Provider #K366
Program name and course number: Architectural Fire-Rated Glazing: An Application Guide (#SGNA1)
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Credits: 1 LU HSW
Topics: The evolution of clear/wireless fire-rated glass, methods of heat transfer, characteristics of  fire-resistive and fire-protective products
Contact: lori.jerome@saint-gobain.com, 888/803-9533, www.vetrotechusa.com

Viracon, Provider #K024
Programs and course numbers: Commercial Glass School (#VI0197); Aesthetics of Glass (#VI0306); Glass: Supporting Sustainable Design (#VI0707); Daylighting and Glass (#VI0309); Silk-screened Glass: Design Your Performance (#VI0999)
Credits: 1 LU HSW
Topics: Basic glass processes, glass history and fabrication techniques; Glass and glazing options that can influence overall building aesthetics; Basic principles of sustainable design as they relate to glass; Maximizing natural daylight while minimizing a building’s heat gain; Uses for silk-screened glass
Contact info 

Viracon, Provider #K024
Program and course number: Viracon Plant Tour, Glass Fabrication Site Visit (#VI0597)
Credits: 3 LU HSW
Topic: An interactive production plant tour covering cutting, tempering, silk-screening, coating, laminating, special fabrication and insulating glass processes
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YKK AP America, Provider #J512
Programs and course numbers: Southern Exposure: Energy Practices in the Southeast (#YKK SE Energy); Sustainable Fenestration Design and the LEED Green Building Rating System (#YKK Susfen)
Credits: 1 LU HSW
Topics: How to select fenestration envelope systems that comply with current codes and optimize performance in the Southeast United States; Guidance on how to maximize rating points and building performance with architectural glazing systems and sun control accessories within LEED
Contact: APInfo@ykkap.com, 800/955-9551, www.ykkapamerica.com

Systems (Windows, Curtain wall, Storefront)

American Architectural Manufacturers Association, Provider #G334
Programs and course numbers: Specifying Windows and Doors Using Performance Standards (#DNAFS);
Air and Water Leakage Resistance Testing of Installed Windows and Doors (#FT11)
Credits: 1 LU HSW
Topics: Window and door standards used to specify product type, performance level and key attributes; Appropriate water test pressure, test durations and water application for forensic water testing
Contact info

American Products, Inc., Provider #40107591   
Program name and course number: Unitizing the World, One Curtain Wall Project at a Time (#API001); Note, API is also authorized to give facility tours of its Tampa, Fla., facility for 1 LU credit.
Credits: 1 LU
Topic: Unitized curtain wall
Contact: Jade Moore-Esposito, 813/925-0144, www.americanprod.com

Apogee, Provider #K497
Programs and course numbers: Curtain walls: Products, Performance & Practicalities (#323879 DE-A online and WWW001/2013); Protective Window Design (#WAU008 /2013); Window Replacement in Commercial, Institutional and Mixed-use Residential Buildings (#WAU011 /2013)
Credits: 1 LU HSW
Topics: Types, design parameters, energy efficiency and thermal performance of aluminum curtain wall; Design criteria, testing and certification requirements, and applicable codes and standards for behavioral health, blast, and hurricane protective glazing systems; The benefits, options, modeling tools and specification requirements of window replacement
Contact: Wausau Window & Wall Systems, an Apogee company, 877/678-2983

Bendheim, Provider # K248
Program and course number: Design with Channel Glass Wall Systems (#BWS121)
Credits:  1 LU HSW
Topic: Structural properties and design benefits of channel glass wall systems and their contributions to safer and increasingly sustainable buildings
Contact: education@bendheim.com, www.bendheimwall.com

C.R. Laurence Co., Provider # J480
Programs and course numbers: Balanced Doors and Entrances (#CRL BALF2F); Designing Interfaces for Glass and Metal Curtain Wall Systems (#CRL CURF2F); Glass Railing Systems: Safety, Design and Installation of Base Shoe Systems (#CRL GRSF2F); Aluminum Framed Storefronts (#CRL AFS Face to Face)
Credits: 1 LU HSW
Topics: Balanced door and entrance types and finishes, code requirements, and standard materials and glazing methods; How to design interfaces for glass and metal curtain wall systems; Base shoe glass railing system applications, product types, code requirements, and standard materials and glazing methods; Aluminum framed storefront system applications, product types, energy efficiency, code requirements, and standard materials and fabrication methods.
Contact: Brad Thurman, 213/309-3628, www.crl-arch.com

Graham Architectural Products, Provider #J404
Programs and course numbers: Window Selection Process (#GRA-107); Windows for Schools – Selection, Specifying and Problem Solving (#GRA-108); Fiberglass for Fenestration (GRA-112); Blast Hazard Mitigation (#GRA-113); Fenestration for School Security (#GRA-114); Installation Guidelines for Commercial Windows (#GRA-115)
Credits: 1 LU HSW
Topic: Building envelope design
Contact: info@grahamwindows.com, 717/849-8100, www.grahamwindows.com

Kawneer Co., Provider #J204
Programs and course numbers: When to Use Storefront or Curtain Wall (#K_ILFF_11_107); Preventable Curtain Wall Failures (#K_ILFF_12_114); Basics of Aluminum Framing (#K99-104/2011); Thermal Barriers in Aluminum Framing Systems (#K_ILFF_12_100)
Credits: 1 LU HSW
Topics: Storefront framing and curtain wall, and the risks of using storefront where curtain wall is required; The influence of wind load upon curtain wall selection, the importance of properly securing the curtain wall to the surrounding condition and following the manufacturer’s installation instructions; The effects of wind load and dead load on architectural aluminum framing systems, key terminology and performance characteristics; Benefits of a thermal barrier in aluminum fenestration systems
Contact: Kawneer Architectural Services Team, 877/767-9107, www.kawneer.com

Linetec, Provider #H334
Programs and course numbers: Curtain walls: Products, Performance & Practicalities (#323879 DE-A online and WWW001/2013); Codes, Ratings and Labels for Windows and Curtain wall (#WAU013 /2013); Re-cladding with Curtain wall (#WAU010 /2013); Condensation Resistance and Thermal Performance of Windows, Curtain wall, and Storefront (#WAU012 /2013); ADA Accessibility for Windows (#WAU009/2013); Historically Accurate Windows-Respectful Renovation (#WWW003 /2014); Selecting the Right Window (#WAU005 /2010); Window Selection for Sustainability and Long-Term Performance (#WAU006 /2010 and WAU007/2010)
Credits: 1 LU HSW
Topics: Types, design parameters, energy efficiency and thermal performance of aluminum curtain wall; Key model building code requirements for fenestration; Benefits of re-cladding with curtain wall and how to select the appropriate curtain wall and draft specification requirements; Condensation resistance of window and curtain wall systems; Accessibility codes for windows; Opportunities for preservation tax credits using historical replacement windows; How to select the appropriate curtain-wall or window system; How to distinguish between fenestration types for the most sustainable choice
Contact: Wausau Window & Wall Systems, a Linetec sister company, 877/678-2983

Pella Commercial, Provider #K018
Programs and course numbers: Comparative Study of Wood and Aluminum Windows in Commercial Buildings (#Pella 111); Commercial Wood Window Installation Systems (#Pella 211); Wood Window & Door Solutions for Commercial Success (#Pella 311); Glazing Systems: Balancing Aesthetics, Performance, and Cost (#Pella 511); Window Performance Requirements for Commercial Buildings (#Pella 611); Hurricane Protection for Windows and Doors (#Pella 712); Windows – An Environmental Perspective (#Pella 1112); Fiberglass Fenestration in Sustainable Commercial Buildings (#Pella 1312);
Window Replacement Solutions for Commercial Buildings (#Pella 1712); Fiberglass Window Installation Systems for Commercial Buildings (#Pella 1913); Design Solutions for Multi-family Projects (#Pella 2212)
Credits: 1 LU HSW
Topics: Window and door solutions for commercial applications
Contact: Terry Zeimetz, professional.pella.com/support/aia-continuing-education

Quanex Building Products, Provider #J723
Programs and course numbers: How Structural Silicone Spacers Contribute to Sustainable Window Design (#EDGE 03); Considerations for the Condensation Resistance of Fenestration Assemblies (#EDGE 04); How Modern Vinyl Designs Address Today’s Commercial Window Challenges (#Quanex 01)
Credits: 1 LU HSW
Topics: High performance commercial fenestration systems and green building products
Contact info 

Technical Glass Products, Provider #K067
Program and course number:  Steel Curtain Wall Glazing Systems: Limitless Design Possibilities (#TGPCW01, in person; #TGPCW02, online)
Credits:  I LU HSW
Topic:  Designing with modern steel curtain-wall glazing systems
Contact: sales@tgpamerica.com, 800/426-0279, Tgpamerica.com

Trulite Glass & Aluminum Solutions, Provider #40107499
Program: Specifying Glazing Systems for Performance & Sustainability
Credits: 1 LU HSW
Topic: Understanding the performance and aesthetic differences between storefront and curtain-wall systems
Contact: Dan McCrickard, 478/363-0416, www.trulite.com

Tubelite, Provider #J791
Programs and course numbers: The Ins and Outs of Aluminum Doors & Frames (#ENT003 /2011); How to Select the Right Architectural Aluminum Product (#SFCW01 /2008); What are Modified and Custom Aluminum Doors? (#ENT002 /2010)
Credits: 1 LU HSW
Topics: Commercial aluminum door and frame applications, hardware requirements, finishes and glass thicknesses; Product selection factors for storefront and curtain wall products; Extruded door components for standard and non-standard doors and frames
Contact: 800/866-2227, tubeliteinc.com/aia-ces.html, Lutzkwa@tubeliteinc.com

YKK AP America, Provider #J512
Programs and course numbers: Transitioning to ASCE 7-10 with Components and Cladding (#YKK ASCE 7); Windows for Schools (#YKK 100 WFS); Ensuring Compliance of Fenestration with Today’s Energy Codes and Green Standards (#EnerGcom)       
Credits: 1 LU HSW   
Topics: The transition from ASCE 7 “Minimum Design Loads for Buildings and Other Structures” to the 2010 version of the standard, ASCE 7-10; Industry performance standards and how to use them to select the best products for school projects; How to select fenestration envelope systems that comply with current codes and recent developments in green standards
Contact: APInfo@ykkap.com, 800/955-9551, www.ykkap.com

YKK AP America, Provider #J512
Program and course number: Proper Application of Storefronts, Window Walls and Curtain Walls (#OA301R and #A301EX)
Credits: 1 LU HSW (#OA301R) and 1.5 LU HSW (#A301EX)
Topic: Performance attributes, basic assembly and installation procedures, and specification guidelines for storefronts, window walls and curtain walls
Contact: APInfo@ykkap.com, 800/955-9551, www.ykkap.com