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TGP educates with new fire-rated glass and framing course


April 15, 2013
By Technical Glass Products

Apr. 17, 2013 – Technical Glass Products now offers an updated version of its popular AIA-registered fire-rated glass and framing course to help design professionals better understand the role of fire-rated glazing in modern building design. The new course, “Form, Function and Fire Safety: A Clearer View of Fire-rated Glass and Framing,” is eligible for 1.0 Health, Safety and Welfare learning unit hour in AIA’s Continuing Education System.

Apr. 17, 2013Technical Glass Products now offers an updated version of its
popular AIA-registered fire-rated glass and framing course to help design professionals better understand the
role of fire-rated glazing in modern building design. The new course, “Form,
Function and Fire Safety: A Clearer View of Fire-rated Glass and Framing,” is
eligible for 1.0 Health, Safety and Welfare learning unit hour in AIA’s
continuing education system. 

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The one-hour course addresses the various
categories of fire-rated glass and framing, recent fire and life safety code
changes, and how to ensure proper product specification. It also explores
fire-rated glazing trends, and educates design professionals on how to
incorporate fire-rated glazing assemblies into today’s innovative and
environmentally conscious designs without compromising aesthetics.

 

Participants can
complete the course in several ways:

  • TGP University:  Live, open webinar 
  • TGP InOffice: In-person or live webinar
    presentation for qualified firms
  • Online, on-demand:  Course is available to
    participants 24 hours per day through TGP’s AIA Continuing
    Education
    page 

Qualified firms can
access upcoming TGP University webinars or schedule TGP InOffice presentations
through TGP’s
information request page.

To receive AIA credit, courses that are not
completed in a live format require a supplemental test. Test scores of 80
per cent or higher qualify participants for 1.0 HSW AIA CES credit. TGP will
provide participants who receive a passing score on the test, or who view the
program in a live format, with a certificate of completion and will submit
their results to AIA for credit. Accredited AIA members must complete a total
of 18 continuing education units per year to maintain their accreditation, 12
of which must be in the HSW category.


Related Links
www.technicalglass.com
www.fireglass.com



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