AEC Webinars

The AEC offers webinars aimed at educating engineers and designers on the advantages of and practical considerations for designing with aluminum extrusions.

ALExtrusionTech Webinars


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Our new series, Aluminum Extrusion Tech, is intended to inform and educate those with some knowledge of aluminum extrusions but who are interested in a more technical focus. Look for this logo identifying these advanced-level webinars.


October 2021
|Presenters: Chris Incorvaia, Stuart Dean Façade Restoration National Manager

Just like cars, building façades need regular cleaning in order to remove damaging compounds and look their best. Stuart Dean's Facade Division focuses on the restoration of architectural metal of curtain wall and building façade. Chris Incorvaia delivers a management overview for restoring metal building façades, along with the use of VOC compliant replacement products for poorly performing or aged coatings.

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June 2021
|Presenters: Randy Kissell, of Trinity Consultants

Randy has extensive aluminum structures design experience, presents a one-hour session on "Designing Aluminum Welds". Randy provides a description of aluminum welding processes, the codes that govern their use and design, and methods for determining the strength of aluminum welds.

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Achieving Higher Performance Facades

February 2021
|AN Trading Notes Panel Discussion

Panel: Tom Culp, PhD, Birchpoint Consulting; Darijo Babic, Guardian Glass; Bill Blazek, Technoform; Stacey Hooper, AIA, LEED AP BD+C, NBBJ Design; Barb Johnson, Hydro Extrusions North America; Matt Kamper, Woodbridge Glass, Inc./Werner Systems Inc. It's easy to say we want high performance façades for our commercial, hospitality and institutional projects … but often it is a challenge to bring this to fruition, balancing the considerations of energy efficiency, occupant well-being, budget et al. This panel – all key players in achieving façade solutions –discuss façade trends, performance objectives, and the role that each of their specialties – glass, aluminum, thermal management, design, installation – will play. High-performance aluminum extrusion-based façades is an example of how energy efficiency, occupant health, and well-being can be achieved together.

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