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Historic and Contemporary Windows
December 1

At the Chapter House, 1101 Duke Street, Alexandria, VA 22314.

Organized by the Small Firms Roundtable and presented by Joe Haddon and Mark Walker with Marvin Windows and Doors.

Windows and Historic Rehabilitation (1 HSW LU)

This presentation looks at historic renovation projects. Research, planning, window assessment, standards, and historic tax credits are reviewed. A broad range of window rehabilitation solutions are shown through case studies of historic projects.

Learning objectives:
1. Establish the initial planning and research that goes into a rehabilitation project
2. Discuss the standards and recommendations for rehabilitation of historic windows
3. Assess the existing window and door conditions prior to determining a rehabilitation plan
4. Bring a broad range of possible window solutions to historic rehabilitation projects

Fenestration in Contemporary Residential Application (1 HSW LU)

This course presents information about windows and doors in contemporary designs characterized by large openings and envelope treatment that blurs the border between the interior and exterior. It will cover design considerations, performance standards and building methods related to the use of large expanses of glass.

Learning objectives:
1. Review the history of contemporary design and how windows play a role in the aesthetic
2. Evaluate the types of windows to be used in contemporary designs, considering operating style, occupant comfort, materials and application
3. Identify performance issues that may arise with large expanses of glass
4. Examine design considerations for specifying large expanses of high performance glass in contemporary design

2 HSW LUs. Cost: $10. Lunch will be provided courtesy of Marvin Windows. Registration is available below: