AIA Continuing Education

Technical Glass Products offers AIA-registered continuing education courses for design professionals on a number of different topics. Our current architectural products online courses are listed below. View our fire-rated 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.

Steel Curtain Wall Glazing Systems – Limitless Design Possibilities

Aluminum has often been the material of choice for architectural framing systems such as storefronts, curtain walls and window and door systems. Aluminum has performance and structural limitations however, and many innovative architectural designs now favor the use of steel framing systems. Learn how architects are using modern steel curtain wall systems to achieve larger spans of glass and minimal frame dimensions to maximize the capture of natural light in their designs.

Credits: 1 LU/HSW Hour

Learning Objectives:

  • Discuss the history of curtain wall in building design
  • Identify the advantages of steel in modern curtain wall systems
  • Identify different types of steel curtain wall systems
  • Describe how steel curtain wall systems can be used to allow natural light into buildings while allowing design creativity
  • Explain how steel curtain wall impacts LEED® certification

A Bright Future: Daylighting for Tomorrow's Buildings

This course takes an in-depth look at the concept of daylighting and its role in modern design.

Credits: 1 LU/HSW Hour

Learning Objectives:

  • Understand the role of daylighting in designing environmentally sustainable buildings
  • Explore the benefits and challenges of utilizing daylighting in designs
  • Familiarize architects with modern energy-efficient design materials
  • Understand the benefits of daylighting for productivity