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Course Description: AEC Daily: Fiberglass Doors: Gateway to Comparison
ONGOING - 1 HOUR
Fiberglass doors offer design professionals beautiful and durable options for their projects. This course discusses the physical and structural components of fiberglass entry doors and compares their performance to that of wood and steel doors. Described here are the National Fenestration Rating Council rating system, the North American Fenestration Standard, and the use of fiberglass entry doors to fulfill guidelines relating to ENERGY STAR® and LEED®.
Discuss the physical and structural components of fiberglass entry doors, including the skin, stiles, rails, core, and lock block.
Explain how the National Fenestration Rating Council’s (NFRC) energy performance rating system, ASTM International standards, and the North American Fenestration Standard (NAFS) ensure fiberglass entry doors are safe and sustainable for both the installers and future occupants.
Identify how fiberglass entry doors can fulfill the requirements of various green programs, such as ENERGY STAR and LEED, to create entryways that are both aesthetically pleasing and environmentally friendly.
Evaluate and compare the environmental, structural, and aesthetic performance of fiberglass entry door product offerings to that of wood and steel doors.