Oct 20, 2020

Webinar: An Introduction to the Curtain Wall Manual (AAMA CWM-19)

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Tuesday, October 20, 2020 | 11:30 a.m. - 12: 30 p.m. (Eastern)

Curtain walls, based on skeleton frame construction and imaginative designs, can provide large glazed areas that can dominate a façade. When these are not properly designed or specified there can be consequences in the construction that are unwanted.

During this webinar, we will take a look at the primary areas of content outlined in the Curtain Wall Manual (published June 2019) to demonstrate how designers, specifiers, contractors and others can benefit from understanding its contents. The areas covered by the Curtain Wall Manual include:

  • Curtain Wall System Types
  • Design Considerations
  • Architectural Detailing Guidelines
  • Building Tolerances
  • Guide Specifications
  • Material Properties
  • Testing
  • Installation

For FenestrationMaster certified professionals: This webinar qualifies for 1 industry engagement credit.

Presenter: Rich Rinka, Technical Manager, Fenestration Standards and U.S. Industry Affairs - FGIA

Rich began his career with the association in 2012. He oversees the development of technical standards and provides representation at other industry organizations' meetings to help keep our members informed.