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TGP offers new AIA-registered fire-rated glass and framing course


March 22, 2013
By Technical Glass Products

March 26, 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.

March 26, 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.

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.

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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 percent 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 Link
www.technicalglass.com


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