Decorative Glass for Interior Envrnmnts
Why glass...isn't glass just, well, glass?
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COURSE SUMMARY In virtually every building, there are opportunities to create the overall look and feel of a space using glass. Beyond the aesthetic, the performance of these glass surfaces over time is critically important to the users and owners of the building. Decorative Glass for the Interior Environments will explore the different types of glass common in the interior space and their impact on safety. Additionally, the course will explore the differences between the various fabrication and finishing processes for different decorative glass applications. Finally, we will review how decorative glass can be specified for specific LEED criteria on a project. LEARNING OBJECTIVES 1. Explore the different types of decorative glass used in the interior environment and how each contributes to safety in the workplace. 2. Explain the differences in the coating/finishing process of interior glass and enhancements due to technological innovation. 3. Understand the numerous applications of decorative glass and the impact on health and safety in the interior environment. 4. Glass is sustainable and recycled material that addresses numerous LEED criteria. We will discuss the environmental, health and safety aspects of glass.