Wednesday, October 17, 2018 - 8:30 am - 12:30 pm
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Courtyard Marriott Cromwell 
4 Sebethe Drive
Cromwell, CT

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Lisa Stevens 
CT School Buildings and Grounds Association 

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Enhancing School Security with Laminated Glass and Department of Homeland Security Outreach Resources

The Enhancing School Security with Laminated Glass, presented by Kuraray America, will focus on the need for security glazing in schools to protect children, teachers, and staff, as well as the school building itself, from terrorist attacks and severe weather.  Laminated glass can provide intrusion resistance, a well as protection from flying glass that occurs after a bomb blast.  Bullet-resistant laminates are designed specifically to stop bullet penetration and fragmentation.  Industry standards for testing and specifying security glazing will be reviewed, including ASTM and Underwriters Laboratories stands for physical attack, bomb blast, ballistics and wind-borne debris protection.  Architectural applications included K-12 schools, daycare centers and a multitude of building types of college and university campuses.  The physical and performance characteristics of PVB and ionoplast interlayers will be presented, including interlayer stiffness, strength, and thickness and color options.  The use of high-performance coatings and insulating glass units for energy performance will be discussed.

Following the laminated glass presentation, Douglas Pesce, Protective Security Advisor for the Department of Homeland Security will give an overview of outreach services available to school districts throughout the state, including safety checklists, building walk throughs and training schedules.

A Membership Meeting will be held prior to the program. 


A complimentary registration fee for this educational program, like all others, is one of the many benefits of being a CSBGA member. A continental breakfast and lunch will be available.  Please indicate on the registration form if you will be attending lunch.  The registration fee for non-members is $45. An invoice will be sent.  CSBGA accepts MasterCard, VISA and American Express.