Centre for Excellence- Window and Doors 3 Day Seminar
Day 1: The students will be required to install windows and doors using their current method of installation. After this students will sit down for a classroom based introduction to window and door installations under the BC Building Code. This will also be a classroom based instruction on understanding North American fenestration standard (NAFS) window and door installation requirements under the BC Building Code. The afternoon will begin with an in depth classroom instruction on sealant, joint profiling, backer rods, bond breakers and material compatibility for windows and doors. Following the classroom discussion students will now perform installation of window and door blanks into test walls using BC Building Code methods using physical hands on tools training.
Day 2: Students will begin with a classroom based lecture reviewing various testing methods of window and door installation for rain water penetration, structural and air leakage. Students will now be asked to perform installation of various window and door blanks into different test walls and using BC Building Code methods using physical hands on tools training. Students will finish installation of various window and door blanks.
Day 3: The entire day will be devoted to testing and performance review of previously installed windows and doors for various wall assemblies, air barriers and cladding types. Students will finish testing and evaluating followed by a review on how and why the different methods of window and door installation performed as they did in testing.
PLEASE NOTE: Safety Equipment is required while attending this course
Steel Toe Boots must be worn.