Pilkington offers online CE glass and energy course

Pilkington North America, Toledo, Ohio, has announced that it is providing a free, online continuing education course on glass and energy. The course introduces the benefits of incorporating float gla…

Pilkington North America, Toledo, Ohio, has announced that it is providing a free, online continuing education course on glass and energy. The course introduces the benefits of incorporating float glass in a variety of architectural applications, along with explanations as to how float glass is made and how to select from the different types of architectural glass to meet design and energy savings needs. The course aims at helping architects specify the right product, understand the balance between appearance and performance, and feel confident the product has been properly selected. This course will provide the right to one CE state credit in the American Institute of Architects“ Glass and Energy category. According to company, at the end of the programme, participants will be able to: identify key terminology and concepts regarding glass; light, heat, UV and thermal stress; describe the float glass manufacturing process and components used to produce glass; balance aesthetics and performance when selecting architectural glass; understand the characteristics of heat treated, laminated, insulated, and spandrel glass; identify the differences between clear, tinted, and coated glass, such as reflective and low-E; describe speciality products, including profiled, anti-reflective, patterned, fire-resistant, and self-cleaning glass.