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BRIDGING THE EDUCATIONAL GAP BETWEEN GLAZING DESIGN, FABRICATION, & INSTALLATION.

EXPAND CAREER POSSIBILITIES.

GIT teaches students what’s important when managing a glass system project as well as how to reduce mistakes resulting from improper or incomplete passing of information.

TRAINING THE NEW GUY

BRING ON NEW PROJECT MANAGERS, EASE THE TRANSITION

Let’s face it. Expanding your business, bringing on new, qualified employees is difficult. You need a one-stop-shop for getting your project managers up-to-speed with the latest glazing project management information.

GIT takes lifetime’s of glazing experience and packages it into an easy-to-digest package.

You will receive:

  • Multi-Media Training Materials
  • Q&A Forum with Industry Professionals (coming soon)
  • DICE Length Cut Optimizer – A Web Based, Phase-Minded Stock Optimizer Tool
GIT Introduction

COURSE ROADMAP

  • Glazing Systems 101
    • Course Objectives
    • Introduction to glazing systems
    • Project managers
    • Common job flow
    • Quoting
    • Submittals
    • Ordering Materials
    • Fabrication
    • Installation
    • Close out
    • Shop drawings
    • Glazing systems
    • Components
    • Glass infills
    • Framing systems
    • Storefront vs. curtain wall
    • Storefront framing systems
    • Curtain walls
    • Glass infills
    • Coatings
    • Manufacturing glass
    • Entrances and hardware
    • Fasteners
    • Sealants
    • Flashings
  • Shop Drawings 101
    • What are glass & glazing shop drawings?
    • Who uses glass & glazing shop drawings?
    • Components of glass & glazing shop drawings
    • Information & materials used to create shop drawings
  • Submittal and Approval Process
    • Introduction
    • Common submittal flow
    • Specifications
    • Deviating from the specifications
    • Submittal log
    • Shop drawings
    • Product data
    • Samples
    • Adhesion testing
    • Mock up
    • Consultants
  • Ordering Materials
    • Stock Lengths: (T14000 Example)
      • Introduction
      • Introduction to stock lengths
      • What is a stock length take off?
      • What is optimization?
      • Take off methods
      • Utilizing an optimization program
      • What you need to get started
      • How to complete a stock length take off
      • Identify all parts required (30 slides)
      • Quantify all individual components (16 slides)
      • Inputting parts into DICE (13 slides)
      • Create order list for manufacturer
      • Important items to consider (3 slides)
    • Accessories: (T14000 Example)
    • Sealant & Backer Rod
    • Glass
  • Fabrication
    • Introduction
    • Field measuring vs. guaranteed dimensions
    • Revising shop drawings for fabrication
    • Part numbers and tagging
    • Cut Lists and optimization
    • Common fabrication methods
    • Manufacturers installation instructions
    • In house fabrication
    • Outsourcing fabrication
    • Knock down vs. stick built fabrication
    • Delivery considerations
    • Job phasing
  • Installation
    • Introduction
    • Safety and the PM’s role
    • Receiving materials onsite
    • Storing materials onsite
    • Phasing and project sequencing
    • Equipment
    • Inspection of installed products
    • Water testing
    • Punch lists
    • Tubelite Install Videos
  • Closeout
    • Introduction
    • As-built shop drawings
    • Warranties
    • Maintenance and cleaning manuals
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