AIA Continuing
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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.

Point of contact: Cara Jennings cjennings@brandner.com.

Channel Glass & Steel Curtain Wall Glazing Systems Credits: 1 LU/HSW Hour

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Design from an Entirely New Perspective

This course takes a look at channel glass and steel curtain wall glazing systems and their role in design. The course explores unique applications for channel glass as well as innovations in steel framing systems. Aluminum vs. steel framing systems are compared and in-depth case studies show examples of how architects are using these systems to achieve design goals.

Credits: 1 LU/HSW Hour

Learning Objectives:

  • Identify new options in channel glass system design
  • Recognize steel curtain wall systems as a modern alternative to traditional aluminum systems
  • Describe different types of steel curtain wall systems
  • Discover how steel curtain wall and channel glass impacts LEED® certification

Steel Curtain Wall Glazing Systems – Limitless Design Possibilities Credits: 1 LU/HSW Hour

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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 Credits: 1 LU/HSW Hour

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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


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