Lunchtime Professional Program 


Tuesday, December 7, 2021 from 11:00 AM to 1:15 PM EST
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Pella Windows and Doors 
37395 Oyster House Road
Rehoboth Beach, DE 19971

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Nancy Payne, Executive Director 
AIA Delaware 

Continuing Education from Pella Windows & Doors

Tuesday, December 7 | 11:00 am - 1:15 pm | In person - Rehoboth Beach, DE | Free

11:00 am          Pella course #1
12:00 pm          Light lunch will be available
12:15 pm          Pella course #2
1:15 pm            Program end

Feel free to stay, look around and chat with the folks at Pella after the program.

Course #1 - Three Ways to "Steel" the Look
In this course, we'll explore the history of using steel as a window material, its use in modern window design, and ways to replicate the look using alternate materials. Architects must balance performance, aesthetics, and budget when comparing alternative material types that help achieve the look of steel fenestration products. We will discuss the design considerations, such as performance, energy efficiency, and aesthetics that will improve your ability to advise clients on what the best window solution is for their next project.

Learning Objectives

  • Review the historical development and use of steel windows.
  • Compare common attributes of steel systems.
  • Discuss the design considerations leading to overall satisfaction with steel windows and doors and describe how their aesthetic attributes contribute to interior environments that are livable and comfortable.
  • Review alternative materials that help achieve a similar look and discuss the proper reinforcing to ensure  the building is safe.

CE Credits
You must attend the entire session to receive continuing education credit.

Course #2 - Experience Center Tour
In this visit to the Pella showroom, architects receive the opportunity to explore fenestration design processes available for residential and commercial applications. Architects will have the ability to gain perspective on unique design challenges and solutions for individual projects and discover the various innovations and trends that enable enhancements for both single and multi-family living, and commercial occupancy. This includes, designing, ordering, finishing, and installation of wood, aluminum-clad wood, fiberglass, and vinyl windows and doors and how they contribute to the design and construction of buildings that are livable, comfortable, energy efficient, productive, safe, and beautiful. They will also gain perspective on incorporating sustainable elements into their designs. 

Learning Objective

  • Describe how the aesthetic attributes of wood, fiberglass, and vinyl windows contribute to interior environments that are livable, comfortable, productive, safe, and beautiful.
  • Describe how the strength, durability, energy efficiency, and sustainable qualities of window framing materials make them a suitable material choice for windows and doors.
  • Identify the initial costs associated with various window types and how they impact the life cycle assessment of the window systems.
  • Compare how the physical attributes of windows contribute to the overall energy efficiency of the building envelope, depending on their framing materials.

CE Credits
You must attend the entire session to receive continuing education credit.

Pella Windows and Doors
37395 Oyster House Road
Rehoboth Beach, DE 19971

$0 Registration required.

Presented by
Kyle Pohorely
Trade Sales Representative | Eastern Shore
Pella Mid-Atlantic | Pella Windows and Doors