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All Courses, The 101's the-101s

Glazing Systems 101

In this course, students will begin to formulate a frame of reference for future glazing topics and begin understanding and discussing topics within the workplace.

46 Lessons 10 min

All Courses, Shop Drawings shop-drawings

Introduction to Glass & Glazing Shop Drawings

This course will introduce students to glass and glazing shop drawings and will discuss who uses shop drawings, their components, and what goes into building their components.

11 Lessons 10 min

All Courses, PM Responsibilities pm-responsibilities

Submittal & Approval Process

This course gives you an introduction to the submittal and approval process. It discusses the common submittal flow, using a submittal log, and what items are required to submit. It also discusses each item for a more in-depth overview of the require

27 Lessons 10 min

All Courses, Ordering Materials ordering-materials

Ordering Project Materials – Stock Lengths

In this course, students will not only start to understand the importance of the material ordering process, but they will have the tools to maintain accuracy. We will cover how to quantify and order the stock lengths of a glazing project ...

76 Lessons 10 min

All Courses, Ordering Materials ordering-materials

Ordering Project Materials - Accessories

This course will begin to dig into the importance and nuances of ordering accessories for a glazing project and how that differs from other materials. Students will walk through ordering the accessories for a glazing project, quantifying those...

30 Lessons 10 min

All Courses, Ordering Materials ordering-materials

Ordering Project Materials – Sealant & Backer Rod

This course continues the ordering process. Students will begin to dig into the importance and nuances of ordering sealant and backer rod for a glazing project and how that differs from other materials.

9 Lessons 10 min

All Courses, Ordering Materials ordering-materials

Ordering Project Materials – Glass

Continuing the order process, this course covers ordering glass for a glazing project. Students will begin identifying the different types of glass on a project, determine glass sizes, and how to organize and submit an order to the manufacturer.

8 Lessons 10 min

All Courses, Fabrication & Installation fabrication-installation

Introduction to Fabrication

In this course, students will go through what we call an “in-depth overview” of fabrication while gaining a “conversational” understanding of the different parts of fabrication and a solid foundation in which to continue their education.

18 Lessons 10 min

All Courses, Fabrication & Installation fabrication-installation

Installation

In this course, students will gain a high-level understanding of their roles and responsibilities once a project is underway. We will cover the topics of safety, project phasing, necessary equipment for the job, as well as the punch list process.

12 Lessons 10 min

All Courses, PM Responsibilities pm-responsibilities

Project Close Out

You, the student, will gain an understanding of your role and responsibilities upon project completion.

8 Lessons 10 min

All Courses, The 101's the-101s

Engineering 101

This course introduces delegated design, the role of a professional engineer, what a PE reviews, and their role in the shop drawing review process.

6 Lessons 10 min

All Courses, Glazing Systems glazing-systems

Introduction to Multi Span Curtain Wall

This course introduces students to the working elements of multi span curtain wall and how different anchors are required for system movement.

9 Lessons 10 min

All Courses, Informative Extras informative-extras

Common Issues That Cause Leaks

This course will give students some knowledge of the common issues that cause leaks in glazing systems. Students will dive into how storefront and curtain wall systems handle water distribution differently.

12 Lessons 10 min

All Courses, Shop Drawings shop-drawings

Don’t Skip the Shop Drawing Review - A Guide

This course will provide students with a thorough understanding of the importance of the shop drawing review process, the typical project pitfalls, and the importance of utilizing a checklist.

8 Lessons 10 min

All Courses, Glazing Systems glazing-systems

Accommodating System & Structural Movement

In this course, students will gain much knowledge of the 4 different types of building movement (live-load, thermal, wind-load, and seismic) and how the design of a system can aid in allowing for these types of movement.

8 Lessons 10 min

All Courses, Informative Extras informative-extras

Common Issues Glaziers Face Everyday

In this course, students will learn the importance of project communication across all fields and some of the common issues glaziers will face on the job. We will discuss how imperative it is to communicate with project managers, installers...

8 Lessons 10 min

All Courses, Informative Extras informative-extras

Educational Resources for PM’s

In this course, students will review all the outlets available to them to gain more educational information, such as social media platforms, manufacturer websites, and even their co-workers.

10 Lessons 10 min

All Courses, Fabrication & Installation fabrication-installation

Different Levels of Fabrication & Assembly

In this course, the student will gain more insight into the fabrication and assembly side of a glazing project. We’ll discuss each level of fabrication and where fabrication might suit your crew best (on or off the job site)

11 Lessons 10 min

All Courses, Fabrication & Installation fabrication-installation

Introduction to Design-Assist

In this course, students will learn the different processes of building construction. We’ll introduce students to the increasingly popular style of design-build and design-assist projects, and we’ll discuss the involvement of the glazing contractor.

11 Lessons 10 min

All Courses, PM Responsibilities pm-responsibilities

Initial Project Review

In this course, the student will become familiar with the initial project review process and all that is involved. We will review items such as architectural drawing specifications, entrance and hardware specific items, system specific items & more.

13 Lessons 10 min

All Courses, The 101's the-101s

Metal Panels 101

This course will introduce students to various types of metal panel systems. Students will begin to understand how metal panels work on the exterior of commercial buildings, alongside glass and glazing systems.

10 Lessons 10 min

All Courses, Glazing Systems glazing-systems

Storefront System Options

This course will dive right into the various storefront systems that Tubelite has to offer, how they are comprised, and what type of purpose they serve in different weather regions. We will be covering 9 different Tubelite storefront systems in this

13 Lessons 10 min

All Courses, Door Hardware door-hardware

Introduction to Door Hardware

In this course, the student will learn the basics of door hardware including hinges, locks, exit devices, and closers. Students will also start to gain an understanding of the ADA requirements for doors.

9 Lessons 10 min

All Courses, Glazing Systems glazing-systems

Introduction to All Glass Systems

This course will introduce students to all glass and heavy tempered glazing options. We will discuss partitions, entrances, door hardware, smoke baffles, structural glass walls, decorative glass, and glass flooring.

12 Lessons 10 min

All Courses, Fabrication & Installation fabrication-installation

Finding Installation Issues Before Mobilizing On-Site

This course will dive into the various installation issues to consider before mobilizing on-site. Students will have a more in-depth understanding of how mistakes can occur during installation, including items that are installed...

9 Lessons 10 min

All Courses, Glazing Systems glazing-systems

Introduction to Sunshades

In this course, students will learn the basics of sunshades and the components, considerations to take when using sunshades with a glazing system, and the importance of a professional engineer reviewing the entire system prior to installation.

9 Lessons 10 min

All Courses, Shop Drawings shop-drawings

Shop Drawing Liability

In this course, students will begin to dig into more liability issues that can arise during a job with the use of shop drawings, what issues a PM must look out for when reviewing drawings, the roles and responsibilities of everyone involved...

11 Lessons 10 min

All Courses, Door Hardware door-hardware

Panic Hardware

In this course, students will become familiar with the various styles of panic hardware, the different options available for different types of doors, code requirements, and what other items are important when installing panic devices.

11 Lessons 10 min

All Courses, Shop Drawings shop-drawings

Building Information Modeling

In this course, students will learn what BIM is, the various levels of detail required, the basics of creating a BIM model, and the benefits of using BIM on a project.

19 Lessons 10 min

All Courses, Fabrication & Installation fabrication-installation

Introduction to Shop Glazing Curtain Wall

In this course, students will learn how shop glazing curtain wall works and the benefits of shop glazing. Students will also learn about anchoring shop glazed frames, special considerations for shop glazing, and what sort of upgrades and / or special

11 Lessons 10 min

All Courses, The 101's the-101s

Glass Product Applications 101

In this course, students will be introduced to the various types of glass applications that exist and how each type of glass product is created. Students will become familiar with what types of glass are best used in different climates...

19 Lessons 10 min

All Courses, The Glass Biz Overview the-glass-biz-overview

A PM's Intro to the Glazing Profession

In this course, you will learn what glazing contractors do, what companies make up the glazing profession, and the typical players involved. We will also discuss the role of the glazing project manager, what they are responsible for...

12 Lessons 10 min

All Courses, Glass Products glass-products

Decorative Glass

In this course, you will take a deeper dive into the most common types of decorative glass. You will learn how each type of glass option is accomplished, what scenarios might work best with each type, and if / how you can combine different types...

21 Lessons 10 min

All Courses, Glass Products glass-products

Insulated Glass Units

In this course, you will learn all about insulated glass units and how they vary from commercial to residential use, how they are comprised, the performance qualities, and the difference between dual, triple and laminated insulated glass units.

19 Lessons 10 min

All Courses, Door Hardware door-hardware

Door Handing

In this course, you will learn all about the different ways glazing contractors, architects, and manufacturers refer to the orientation of doors on shop drawings. We will discuss the most common designations while clarifying the confusion amongst...

9 Lessons 10 min