Tubelite_KevinHaynesKevin Haynes, architectural specification manager at Tubelite Inc., will present “Hurricane Impact Fenestration Design” as an educational session on Wed., Sept. 7, 11 a.m., at CONSTRUCT in the Austin Convention Center’s room 9AB. CONSTRUCT is held Sept. 7-9 in conjunction with the Construction Specifications Institute (CSI) 60th annual convention.

Registration is required to attend the education sessions at CONSTRUCT. Tubelite is offering courtesy passes for the expo, where Haynes and company represents will be exhibiting in booth #249. Tubelite ForceFront Storm™ hurricane impact-resistant framing and entrance systems will be displayed along with the newest additions to its high-performance Therml=Block™ entrance, storefront and curtainwall systems.

Tubelite_FFStorm_ProjectileTestCONSTRUCT participants who attend Tubelite’s “Hurricane Impact Fenestration Design” presentation will learn about:
* Applicable hurricane impact codes and standards;
* Hurricane protective glazing systems – glass types, framing systems, doors and hardware;
* Design criteria for impact resistant glazing – wall zones vs. corners, large and small missile, anchors and substrates; and
* Hurricane impact testing and certification requirements.

The course is approved for CSI members earning credits toward their Certified Construction Product Representative (CCPR) renewal. It also is one of several courses offered by Tubelite that is approved by the American Institute of Architects’ Continuing Education System (AIA/CES) for one Learning Unit in health, safety and welfare (1.0 HSW LU). Please visit the Architectural Consulting web page for a list of contacts and presentations.



About Tubelite Inc.

Established in 1945, Tubelite celebrates 70 years of dependable service, fabrication and distribution of architectural aluminum products. Part of Apogee Enterprises, Inc., the company is an industry leader in eco-efficient storefront, curtainwall and entrance systems, and recognized for its fast, reliable and consistent delivery. Tubelite’s corporate office, fabrication, warehouse and shipping operations are located in Walker, Michigan. Its Dallas location provides additional fabrication, warehouse and shipping operations, and its facility in Reed City, Michigan, houses the company’s aluminum extrusion operation.

Tubelite and its staff are members of the American Architectural Manufacturers Association (AAMA), the American Institute of Architects (AIA), the Construction Specifications Institute (CSI), the Glass Association of North America (GANA), the National Fenestration Rating Council (NFRC), the Society of Military Engineers (SAME) and the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC).


Media contact: Heather West, 612-724-8760, heather@heatherwest