Aluminum clad-wood windows and doors offer the beauty and warmth of wood in the interior, coupled with aluminum's durability and weather resistance on the exterior. Versatile aluminum clad-wood windows and doors have various applications in all types of commercial and residential projects. Restaurants, offices, mixed-use projects, and multifamily and single-family residential are examples of good uses for aluminum clad-wood windows and doors. This course will discuss expanded, specialized applications for aluminum clad-wood windows and doors in commercial and residential markets, including coastal, mountain, and historic projects.
- Identify how aluminum clad-wood windows and doors can be used in commercial and residential applications to improve building performance and occupant comfort.
- Examine how aluminum clad-wood windows and doors improve safety and security in various regions of the country.
- Understand how aluminum is a sustainable solution in the fenestration market and how to specify aluminum clad-wood windows for optimal performance.
- Explore case studies where aluminum clad-wood windows and doors were specified for historic projects, structural performance, and energy efficiency.
Pre-requisite: Basic knowledge of fenestration best practices and door applications.