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Food for Thought Introduction to Insulating Glass Sponsored by AGC

When: December 5, 2017
12:00 PM to 1:00 PM (Registration begins at 11:30 AM)
Where: Center for Architecture and Design
14 E Peace Street
Raleigh, North Carolina  27604
United States
Contact: 919-463-0333

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Introduction to Insulating Glass

December 5, 2017 | Center for Architecture & Design | 14 E Peace Street | Raleigh, NC

12:00 pm - 1:00 pm (Registration begins at 11:30 am)

1 HSW | Cost: AIA Members: $0 / Non-members: $25


Confused about low-e vs low iron? Shading coefficient vs solar heat gail? Which glass types do I specify where? Please join AIA Triangle for December's Food for Thought "Introduction to Insulating Glass" by Meghan Beach of AGC Glass North America.

Topics will include common terms, how glass manufactured, coated & fabricated, energy code & thermal performance, In safety and security, acoustical performance, and aesthetics.

Learning Objectives:

1.  Participants will discover the primary components of an insulating glass unit and understand their purpose

2. Participants will identify the various types of insulating glass construction

3. Participants will assess the orientation terminology of an insulating glass unit

4. Participants will differentiate the four primary benefits of insulating glass

Presented by:

Meghan Beach, LEED AP BD+C, CSI CDT Architectural Manager for North Carolina, South Carolina, Florida and Tennessee
AGC Glass Company North America Mobile 704-534-1835


Meghan brings a unique view to the glass and glazing industry. With a Bachelor of Science in Building Construction Management from Purdue University and 15 years construction project management expertise on large-scale commercial, corporate, governmental, K-12 and high-end residential projects, Meghan's focus is to apply this knowledge to supply chain management, high-performance low-e coatings, specification review, budget analysis, energy performance, design review, and product to project management.
Meghan is an active member of her local USGBC-NC chapter in Charlotte and Middle-Tennessee USGBC, AIA Charlotte, AIA Triangle, CSI Charlotte, and CREW Charlotte.  She is married to Eric and they have two children. In her free time, she enjoys boating, gardening, auto racing, RV’ing and is an aspiring Oenophile.

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