Resources - Design & Education

AIA Presentations

As a registered provider with AIA/Continuing Education System (AIA/CES), Viracon partners with professional organizations and architectural firms worldwide to provide AIA registered educational seminars. Architects can earn learning units, including health, safety and welfare (HSW). You can schedule one of the interactive presentations below by contacting us at or 800-533-2080.


Commercial Glass School #VI0197 (HSW) - 1.0 AIA/CES Learning Unit

An overview of basic glass processes, glass history and fabrication techniques. We'll review the benefits of high-performance reflective and Low-e coatings on glass. We'll also discuss potential problems faced by the designer when using fabricated architectural glass products. The last topic for review will be the differences between soft (sputtered) coated glass products and their pyrolytic counterparts.


Viracon Plant Tour, Glass Fabrication Site Visit #VI0597 (HSW) - 3.0 AIA/CES Learning Units

An interactive production plant tour covering cutting, tempering, silk-screening, coating, laminating, special fabrication and insulating glass processes. Please schedule this program at least one month in advance. Travel costs to the plant facility are the responsibility of each attendee.

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