Description: An overview of basic glass processes, glass history and fabrication techniques. We'll review the benefits of high-performance reflective and Low-e coatings on glass. We'll also discuss potential problems faced by the designer when using fabricated architectural glass products. The last topic for review will be the differences between soft (sputtered) coated glass products and their pyrolytic counterparts.
Credits: 1 AIA HSW LU
3:00PM - 4:00PM CDT
Window Wall or Curtainwall: Selecting the Right System
Description: The terms “window wall” and “curtainwall” are often used interchangeably, but describe significantly different fenestration systems. Learn how window wall differs from curtainwall in appearance, anchorage and interface with building substrates. Understand why proper selection and integration are important early considerations for the design team.