The American Institute of Architects Continuing Education System

AIA/CES Registered Provider Program Summary Handout

Provider: Pittsburgh Corning Corporation
Length: 1 hour
Program #: J36302
Credits: 1 LU Hour
Program: High Performance Glass Block Systems - LEED, Safety and Security
HSW: Yes


An interactive presentation on how glass block applications can contribute to LEED points and sustainability, and how new blast andhurricane resistant glass block systems are providing high levels of safety and security.

Learning Objectives:

Participants will learn what LEED points glass block applications can contribute to as well as sustainability contributions that go beyond LEED. They will also learn about government and military requirements for blast and hurricane resistance, and how recent advances in glass block panels and windows that have enabled high levels of safety and security.

How Taught:

The CES facilitator utilizes a PowerPoint presentation and videos to provide an in-depth overview of the information needed to properly design with glass block for commercial, government and military applications. An interactive format encourages questions throughout the presentation.

A/V Needed:

Electrical power and a screen for the PowerPoint presentation. (The CES facilitator supplies the laptop and projectors.) Web access is desirable but not required.

Target Audience:

Architects, specifiers, owners and other design professionals in the commercial, government and military market. The ideal audience size can be one on one or any number. This program meets every experience level with time designed into the program for questions and answers:

Facilitator Qualifications:

All Pittsburgh Corning facilitators have been trained on CES guidelines and presentation skills. In addition, they receive continuous technical training on changes to product, specifications, and installation details and codes which can impact the design and application of Glass Block.


There is no cost to bring this program into your firm or chapter meeting.

For more information:
Call: Chris Danek 815.416.1007