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As part of Eastman, a global specialty chemical company, we are dedicated to the building and construction industry worldwide. And our experts are always eager to share their experience and knowledge of best practices with glazing interlayers. We’re here to help you achieve your goals—and see you through anything. Courses offered by the Eastman Chemical Company are free of charge and may be eligible for AIA CEU credit (see course details for specific credit eligibility). 

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Designing with Laminated Glass for School Safety and Security

AIA Online course / EMN-L01

This course will review glazing selection for schools as related to safety and security while briefly looking at the basic comfort needs of noise and temperature control.

Designing with Laminated Glass for Sound Control

AIA Online course / EMN-L05

Modern building designs emphasize liberal use of glass though sound transmission is greatest through glass made with doors, windows, and commercial glazing systems. The solution isn’t less glass rather high performance glazing solutions, like acoustic laminated glass, to provide a practical, effective form of sound control.

How to use colors in your glazing design?

This course will review the use of colored PVB interlayers versus tinted glass while also explaining how the Vanceva Colors system is working. At the end of the course, you will be ready to bring a myriad of bright colors in your next design!

Designing with Laminated Glass for Storm Protection

AIA Online course / EMN-L03

The severe and complex nature of hurricane winds creates special challenges for buildings – and for architects and designers who must address those challenges in hurricane-prone regions. In properly designed glazing systems, laminated glass effectively withstands these natural forces to help maintain the critical exterior envelope. 


Designing for High Performance Laminated Glass

AIA course / EMN-L02

In addition to the safety and security benefits it affords, laminated glass also contributes to the comfort and well being of building occupants in terms of daylighting, sound control, solar / UV control, structural enhancement and aesthetics.

Designing with Structural Glazing

AIA Online course / EMN-L04

Structural glazing is becoming more popular for use in stairs, walls, floors, ceilings, canopies and balconies. For these applications, structural glazing must meet the required standards and code requirements to be a viable material option for the project.