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“Understanding the International Building Codes” Seminar – Albany, NY – October 25, 2012

September 15, 2012 Leave a comment Go to comments

Specified Building Products


Understanding Chapter 7, 8 & 10

 (Fire & Smoke Protection Features & Means of Egress) (Special Function Doors & Tubular Daylighting Devices)



October 25, 2012

74 State Hotel

74 State Street
Albany, NY

Solatube 11am -12pm
McKeon 12:30pm-1:30pm
Door Engineering 1:30pm-2:30pm
AIA Lunch & Learn Overview

FUNDAMENTALS of Solatube AIA Course – “Introduction to Tubular Day lighting”:

  1. Understand traditional daylighting technologies and their advantages and disadvantages.
  2. Be familiar with the key energy and human performance-based reasons for using daylight in today’s commercial and institutional environments.
  3. Understand the design advantages afforded by the new optical daylighting technology of Tubular Daylighting Devices (TDDs).
  4. Be able to describe the unique concept and benefits of the TDD and the four key components that make up every commercially-available TDD product.
  5. Understand performance & technology issues to consider when choosing the right TDD for a day lighting application.

FUNDAMENTALS of McKeon AIA Course -“Understanding the International Building Codes”:

  1. The definition, use and application of the fire walls in Chapter 7.
  2. Opening protective guidelines for the fire walls in Chapter 7.
  3. Working with the 3-part Means of Egress Systems
  4. Applications include: Occupancy Classifications and Separation of Mixed Occupancies  (IBC, Chapters 3, 4, 5); Vertical Opening Separation (IBC, Chapters 7, 10); Atrium Applications (IBC, Chapters 4, 7, 10) ; Smoke Compartmentation (IBC, Chapters 7, 10) ; Corridor Separation (IBC, Chapters 7, 10) ; Exit access Separation (IBC, Chapters 10, 31

FUNDAMENTALS of Door Engineering AIA Course -“Understanding Four Fold Door Systems”:

  1. Understanding Four-Fold doors and their applications.
  2. Understanding the design and the 1 million cycles.
  3. Understanding the maintenance differences between a Four-Fold and a conventional Overhead door.

This is three 1 hour sessions, each worth 1 AIA credit
Limited seating so please R.S.V.P. by 10/01/12.
Lunch will be provided.
For more information call or email Alden Andrade
877-903-9090 ext. 222

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