Wednesday, October 19 2022
12:00pm - 1:00pm
Bigger Glass trends are driven by the ever-increasing size of residential spaces. Customers and Designers are demanding impressive and boundary stretching concepts in residential home design. Oversize architectural fenestration has unique issues and requires key understanding of structural demands on the design and engineering of glass assemblies.
- Why fenestration products are getting bigger.
- How different types of glass is made, from silica sand to sealed units. Identifying the basic types glass and the attributes each type.
- How to create high performing sealed glass units for any environmental zone.
- Defining size and weight and engineering boundaries when designing and specifying big glass. The role of international standards.
- Considerations in handling, transportation, packaging, sequencing and delivery and the effect on cost.
Diane van Horn
Mid-Atlantic Architectural Territory Manager, Loewen Windows and Doors
In her role Diane is responsible for architectural specifications, project reviews, design assistance and delivering Continuing Education courses. Diane has experience in fenestration products for both residential and commercial applications. In addition, Diane is a member of the Construction Specifications Institute (CSI) where she earned her Construction Document Technologist (CDT) certification and serves on the Board of Directors for the New Jersey Chapter.
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