CSI Education Day & Monthly Meeting May 2021

May 11, 2021
10:45 AM - 2:15 PM
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Join us for our first Combined Chapter Meeting and Education Day of 2021 with a twist from top industry professionals!

The twist is that the day will be virtual and contain fewer sessions and have a theme. All of our presentations surround exterior glass and fenestrations.

Know someone involved in exterior building design? Make sure they know about this event!!

It's free to attend for members and non-members. Register once for the event and attend any or all sessions. Members who register will receive Uber Eats gift card for lunch.

The schedule is (scroll down for course descriptions and presenters):

  • 10:45 am - 11:00 am: Log-In and General Networking Time
  • 11:00 am - 11:45 am: Session One
  • 11:45 am - Noon: Interactive Discussion on Session One Topic
  • Noon - 12:15 pm: Chapter Business and Announcements
  • 12:15 pm - 1:00 pm: Session Two - Chapter Meeting Presentation
  • 1:00 pm - 1:15 pm: Interactive Discussion on Session Two Topic
  • 1:15 pm - 2:00 pm: Session Three
  • 2:00 pm - 2:15 pm: Interactive Discussion on Session Three Topic
  • 2:15 pm - ??: Closeout and General Networking


Topics and presenters are:

Session One: Benefits of Opaque Glass and Back Ventilated Complete Rainscreen Systems presented by T. Judy Heiss, CSI, CDT, Architectural Representative AZ, CO, El Paso, NM, UT, Sto Corporation

Credits: AIA and HSW (1 learning unit)

Description: This course examines the use of opaque glass as a façade material in a drained and back ventilated rainscreen system. Design consideration and benefits of the opaque glass rainscreen will be examined. The importance of the building science principle of exterior wall assembly control layers, and the role they play in providing occupant health and safety will be emphasized. Presentation will also address sustainability, safety and durability benefits that are associated with properly designed and manufactured opaque glass panels. while providing an understanding of required test criteria and typical test results when opaque glass rainscreen system.

Session Two (Chapter Meeting): Thermally Improved Exterior Fenestration Design by Steven Saffell, National Technical Director, Fenestration and Glazing Industry Alliance (FGIA) the combined organization of AAMA and IGMA

Credits: AIA and HSW (1 learning unit)

Description: Description of testing methods for exterior glass and fenestration systems and differences between various standards. Differences between various glass coatings will be highlighted. Available tools for modeling performance of exterior glass will be discussed. What the latest IECC requirements mean as far as glass usage. Details for successful glass and framing systems to make sure your whole system operates as a thermal unit as designed.

Session Three: Unitized Structural Skylights by Beth Hockett, Vice President, ASC, Inc.

Credits: AIA and HSW (1 learning unit)

Description: Course will review the popularity of unitized curtain walls, how it transformed vertical glazing, and an introduction to a 21st century innovation for unitized structural skylights. This presentation will dive into the benefits and design features modular daylighting brings to the efficiency of a building and its occupants.

ZOOM link to meetings to be provided to registrants by email in the morning on the day of the event.


Questions? Contact [email protected]


$0.00 Non-Member Ticket

$0.00 Member RSVP