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WEBINAR: Window and Door Design Solutions for Multi-Family Projects
Tue September 27, 2022 at 12:00 pm
1 LU | HSW
Presented by Pella
Course Description: Selecting a window and door system for use in new or renovated multi-family buildings typically centers on aluminum, aluminum-clad wood, fiberglass, or vinyl windows. All are well suited for a variety of different design applications whether horizontal, vertical, or punched window looks are sought. Their installation methods are numerous and suited to a variety of building construction types for both new and existing construction. Regardless of the design intent or installation method used, designing and specifying windows and doors into multi-family buildings, yields broad design choices, excellent energy efficiency, resistance to rain and wind, and lasting durability.
- Review the materials, product types, and design options commonly used in multi-family projects.
- Compare the design and performance criteria used by architects when researching, designing, and specifying windows and doors for multi-family and mixed use projects.
- Investigate the design considerations for the use of window and doors in different opening types in multi-family buildings, including punched openings, large combinations, entrances, storefront, and curtain wall applications.
- Specify and design appropriate window installation details for new construction and renovation projects that meet human safety and welfare requirements while contributing to an energy efficient building envelope.