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When: Wednesday, May 10, 2017
12:00 PM
Where: Iowa Center for Architecture
400 Locust St.
Des Moines, Iowa  50309
United States
Contact: Jennifer Peters

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Wood Window & Door Solutions for Commercial Success:  Balancing Performance,
Aesthetics & Budget

Learning Objectives:  
• List ten design options available with wood windows and doors that contribute to interior environments that are livable, comfortable, productive, safe, and beautiful.
• Describe five product quality attributes that impact indoor environmental quality and energy efficiency. 
• Identify which performance characteristics are most important when specifying windows and doors which minimize air and water leakage while contributing to day lighting and natural ventilation.
• Compare how product cost is impacted by performance and design options.

Program Description:  
A detailed analysis and comparison of several different window and door product lines available for use in commercial construction.  Offered at varying price points, these comprehensive product lines allow the architect to balance performance, aesthetics, and budget.  Topics of discussion include quality considerations, innovative technology, energy efficiency, design flexibility, product performance, exterior finishes and glass technology & performance.

Pella Corporation is registered with the American Institute of Architects' Continuing Education System (AIA/CES) and is committed to developing quality learning activities in accordance with AIA/CES criteria.  This seminar meets the AIA/CES criteria for Health/Safety/Welfare (HSW).  AIA Members will receive 1 Learning Unit (LU), which will be reported directly to the CES for them.  Those who wish to receive credit will need to have their AIA membership numbers available at the time of the seminar.  Designers, specifiers, and project architects will benefit most from the content of this seminar.  

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