Join Vitro for live Continuing Education opportunities through November

Date: 3 November 2021

Vitro is offering four online CE opportunities for our Glass Education Insiders this month, including the return of our popular Vino with Vitro event.

As the end of the year rapidly approaches, November is the perfect time to finish earning your 2021 Continuing Education (CE) credits from wherever you’re working. Vitro is offering four online CE opportunities for our Glass Education Insiders this month, including the return of our popular Vino with Vitro event. November attendees will discover the parallels between wine tasting and glass evaluation while also becoming familiar with several affordable wines perfect for Thanksgiving.

This month’s CE course schedule also includes presentations of Vitro’s low-e glass and glass production courses, and our friends at Walker Glass will host a session of their presentation on bird-safe glass and how you can incorporate bird-friendly design in your next project.

November CE Webinars:

  • Thursday, November 4, 2021
    2:00 to 3:00 p.m. ET

    Understanding Low-E Coatings
    Presented by Dave Saunders & Jim Lamm, National Architectural Managers at Vitro Glass

This course provides an introduction to how high-performance architectural glass can significantly improve the energy efficiency of buildings while reducing their operating costs and carbon emissions.



  • Thursday, November 11, 2021
    2:00 to 3:00 p.m. ET
    Bird Friendly Glazing Challenges and Solutions
    Presented by Matt Christie & Jake Bowser at Walker Glass

This course will review common causes of bird collisions with glass and the most important risk factors to consider in your design, as well as how research and key findings that took place over the last decade can reduce the risk of bird collisions with building design. Additional topics include the latest legislation and standards in North America and how they play a major role in your specifications.



  • Friday, November 12, 2021
    7:00 to 8:00 p.m. ET
    Vino with Vitro – What to Drink on Thanksgiving Under $20
    Presented by Chris Fronsoe, Northwest Region National Architectural Manager and resident sommelier

Developed for design professionals, this free, virtual drink-and-learn event will review foundational wine tasting concepts used by experts in the field. Attendees will explore wine flavor characteristics and how/why they pair well with Thanksgiving foods and will also touch on the parallels between evaluating wines and glass options, which all have their unique chemistries, nuances and stories.



  • Thursday, November 18, 2021
    2:00 to 3:00 p.m. ET
    Vitro Glass Production, Processing & Performance
    Presented by Ashley Clark, National Architectural Manager at Vitro Glass

This course reviews the range different types of glass that are available and how to use them. Significant emphasis is placed on coated glasses, including the common types of low-e application processes and their impacts on energy and environmental performance.


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