Hanley Wood University

 

Doors

  • Fiberglass Composites in the Window and Door Industry

    1.0 LU HSW

    Composite materials have been used for thousands of years. New applications are identified each year. As one of the first modern composite materials fiberglass is at the fore front of this innovation. This course will familiarize you with all the basic aspects of fiberglass and specifically target their usefulness in the door and window industry. Once you have completed this course you will be able to discuss how composite materials provide predictable and superior performance characteristics when compared to other window frame material. You will also be able to explain the pultrusion process and identify the specific characteristics of pultruded fiberglass. Finally you will be able to apply this knowledge to determining which window frames will be best for your project. Take the course.

    Posted:
    March 2011
    Subject(s):
    Doors, Windows, Graphic Design
    Sponsor:
    Integrity Windows and Doors
    Certification(s):
    AIA, USGBC
  • Sustainable Choices in Wood Door Construction

    1.0 LU HSW/SD

    This learning unit will explore the sustainable choices available for architectural wood doors. You will review the requirements for FSC certification, and how different core compositions qualify for LEED assistance. You will identify how increasing need for low-emitting products is impacting wood door manufacturers and sustainable veneer options. Take the course.

    Posted:
    January 2011
    Subject(s):
    Green Design, Windows, Doors, LEED
    Sponsor:
    VT Industries
    Certification(s):
    AIA, NARI
  • Exterior Wood Doors and the Battle Against Moisture

    1.0 LU HSW

    This program will address the design flexibility, aesthetics and performance attributes of wood doors, and how they can be incorporated into a range of architectural styles for homes and light construction. Images and descriptions will help illustrate the difference between solid and engineered stile and rail wood doors. The program will also discuss the effects moisture can have on wood doors and technologies and design strategies that can enhance resistance to water infiltration. Take the course.

    Posted:
    August 2010
    Subject(s):
    Doors
    Sponsor:
    Simpson Doros
    Certification(s):
    AIA
  • Window & Door Solutions for Commercial Success: Balancing Performance, Aesthetics & Budget

    1 LU

    By the end of this learning unit you should be able to: list ten aesthetic options available with wood windows & doors; describe some of the quality differences between various types of windows; identify which performance characteristics are most important when specifying windows & doors; and compare how product cost is impacted by performance and aesthetics. Take the course.

    Posted:
    December 2009
    Subject(s):
    Windows, Doors, Energy-Efficient Windows
    Sponsor:
    Pella
    Certification(s):
    AIA
  • Stile and Rail Doors: Construction Quality and Design Options

    1 LU

    This one hour learning unit will walk you through stile and rail door construction, customization and design options. You will be able to identify different construction methods and design features common to interior and exterior stile and rail doors. Take the course.

    Posted:
    November 2008
    Subject(s):
    Doors
    Sponsor:
    WoodHarbor
    Certification(s):
    AIA
  • Advancements in the Manufacture of Wood Windows and Doors

    1 LU

    After completing this course you will be able to describe the implications of the natural defects of wood in the manufacture of building materials, explain the development and use of engineered wood products, such as laminated veneer lumber (LVL), in the production of wood windows and doors and identify the advantages in factory finishing and the use of water-based solvents when finishing wood products. Take the course.

    Posted:
    July 2008
    Subject(s):
    Windows, Doors
    Sponsor:
    Eagle Window and Door
    Certification(s):
    AIA