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Making the Right Choice: Storefront, Window Wall, or Curtain Wall

  • Sponsor: Oldcastle Building Envelope
  • Credits: 1 AIA HSW LU
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  • Format: One Video Segment

Course Description

This course is designed to expand your understanding of basic aluminum glazing systems, specifically storefront, window wall, and curtain wall systems. After completing this course, you will be able to effectively select the appropriate aluminum glazing system for your project to achieve the desired aesthetics while providing optimal performance.

Note: Certificates of Completion will be emailed in a PDF format for your records right away. Please allow for up to 3 to 4 weeks to receive AIA credit for the course.

Learning Objectives

  • Have a basic understanding of typical storefront, window wall, and curtain wall systems
  • Understand the differences between glazing systems
  • Understand the issues to consider when selecting a system for a specific application
  • Understand standard industry structural requirements, performance criteria, aesthetic conditions, and water control