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AIA CEU – Pultruded Fiberglass Windows and Doors

February 6 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

FREE

Provider Name: Marvin Windows and Doors

Program Title: Pultruded Fiberglass Windows and Doors  –  Performance, Resiliency, and Sustainability Characteristics

Length: 1 Hour  –  Credits: 1 LU USGBC/GBCI: n/a

Program Number: PULFIBER17

Program Overview:

Composite materials have been used for thousands of years and new applications are identified each year. As one of the first modern composite materials, fiberglass is at the forefront of this innovation. The resiliency and durability of fiberglass are well-established in many diverse industries and for numerous manufacturing purposes. This course will familiarize you with the basic aspects of fiberglass composites, specifically pultruded fiberglass, and target their usefulness and environmental advantages in the window and door industry.

Learning Objectives:

  1. Discuss how composite materials provide predictable, sustainable and superior performance characteristics over other materials.
  2. Explain the production of fiberglass composites and the advantages of the pultrusion process.
  3. Identify the performance characteristics of pultruded fiberglass for doors and windows and how it compares to other materials.
  4. Discuss finishes for pultruded fiberglass windows and how they meet AAMA quality standards.
  5. Describe case studies of pultruded fiberglass windows and doors in various projects for performance, resiliency, and sustainability.

 

Lunch provided

Details

Date:
February 6
Time:
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Cost:
FREE
Event Categories:
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Website:
http://www.alleghenymillworklumber.com

Venue

AM & L Classroom