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Understand how glass can influence a building's energy and acoustic performance.

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Whether you need glass for facades, interiors, homes, or specific applications, we have a solution

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See how the right glass can help improve your quality of life and the beauty of your home

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Learn more about glass and what you can do with it

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There’s almost no limit to what you can create with glass

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Glass is the ultimate building element, and can be tailored to each project

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Seminars and online learning

For anyone who is interested in learning more about glass and its use

Seminars and online learning

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Become an expert with Guardian Glass

Architectural glass workshops can either be staged at your place of work or you can join our online training webinars.

From glass basics to very specific glass applications, our experts share their knowledge with you to help you see what’s possible with glass and make your project happen. Our webinars and workshops are for architects, designers, cladders, façade engineers, glass processors or anyone who is interested in learning more about glass and its use. They can be oriented around the following topics: products and properties; uses of architectural glass; constructional aspects.

Available webinars

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Continuing education units (CEUs)

Guardian Glass is a registered AIA/CES program provider. We partner with Architectural Record magazine and BNP Media to sponsor the Continuing Education Center. Our informative presentations help design professionals keep up with the latest innovations in high performance glass while earning continuing education units (CEUs). Discover the latest insights on glass capabilities, applications and trends through the presentations below.

  • Glazing for Schools

    Schools have unique design needs. In this CEU, you’ll learn the value that glass can bring to educational facilities, and how to specify a glazing unit specific to its needs—enhancing functionality, user experience and energy efficiency.

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  • The Intersection of glass and resilient design

    This course introduces the learner to stunning designs featuring the use of glass and the intersection of architecture, resiliency and the community. Listen as presenters explore the social dimension of resilient design through the lens of these current projects.

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  • Glass fabrication: getting it right for your commercial façade

    From the beginning of the glass selection process, architects face a lot of options. From the glass substrate and coatings to fabrication, there are choices for almost every imaginable application. Fabrication can play an important role in aesthetics and performance—and creating a safe environment for occupants. This CEU will help architects appreciate the value of fabrication as a step in the total glassmaking process—as well as the fabrication choices and considerations they should know about to perfect their projects.

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  • Evolution of glass and performance coatings

    This one-hour interactive session combines science with application, using illustration and examples, to help participants understand what makes glass distinctive and valuable as a building material. Participants will identify opportunities to enhance building performance and human experience through advanced glass capabilities. They will also recognize and respond to glass trends in today’s marketplace, and target key glass performance and aesthetic objectives with new tools that model glass applications in future building projects.

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  • Making glass come to life: the principles of glass selection

    This interactive program discusses the foundations of the glass selection process and explores the aesthetic options available to meet project design and performance requirements. In addition, there is a special focus on understanding the variety of performance coatings and customized glass fabrication options.

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  • Oversized glass: performance and specifications

    The presentation explores what makes oversized insulating glass units (IGUs) special and covers the technology that enables oversized glass production, as well as important technical considerations when incorporating oversized glass in architectural designs. It reviews performance possibilities, and some amazing applications that have relevance and appeal. Participants will come away with an understanding of oversized glass and how to maximize its benefits in their projects.

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  • Daylighting design update

    This presentation discusses the benefits of natural daylighting in respect to indoor environmental quality for occupants and building energy optimization. It highlights daylighting components of LEED® v4 and includes trends in glass and glazing design, visual and performance options. The course also uses case study format ​to ​show multiple projects incorporating successful daylighting design strategies in a variety of energy-efficient buildings.

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Would you prefer to schedule a seminar or a workshop at your office with one of our glass experts? It is quick and easy, just to let us know what your specific learning needs are.