Two American Institute of Architects Continuing Education System (AIA/CES) programs are available from Special-Lite. These programs
are developed specifically for architects and specifiers that are involved in selecting doors for commercial applications. Attendees receive
one Health, Safety & Welfare (HS&W) Learning Unit Credit. Special-Lite is an AIA/CES Registered Provider.
- What is Fiberglass (FRP)?
- A brief history of fiberglass and the architectural benefits of fiberglass.
- Material components and methods used in manufacturing fiberglass.
- Different types of fiberglass door and frame construction and their
- The different cores used in fiberglass door construction.
- Available surface textures and finishes.
- Refinishing of a fiberglass surface.
- Corrosion and abuse resistance.
- Fire Rating
- How an entrance functions as a system of interdependent components
- How a door’s operating environment affects performance, durability,
and lifecycle costs
- Key design and construction differences among flush door alternatives
- Basic scientific principles and material properties
affecting entrance system service life
- How to evaluate door performance criteria
to choose the right entrance supplier
To schedule one of these programs for your firm, please contact your local Special-Lite Sales Representative