Mission:

The Building Enclosure Council (BEC) is a network of affiliated architects, engineers, contractors, manufacturers and others located in major cities across the United States. The Dallas BEC was formed to address durability, design and the unique air, moisture and thermal performance challenges of building enclosures in Texas.

Program:

Class is in session as Vic Domhoff presents Commercial Glass School. This CEU presentation is an overview of basic glass processes, glass history, and fabrication techniques. Program will review the benefits of high-performance reflective and low-e coatings on glass and cover potential problems faced by the designer when using fabricated architectural glass products. Special attention will be made to review the differences between soft (sputtered) coated glass products and their pyrolytic counterparts. 

Presenter:  Vic Domhoff, CSI, CCPR, RCI, Design Consultant with PGP.

Vic Domhoff has been a design consultant for PGP (Premier Glass Products) for the past fifteen years. PGP is the Texas representative for many building products manufacturers, including: Viracon architectural glass; Kawneer storefront and curtain wall; Bendheim decorative glass; Vetrotech fire rated glazing solutions; Petersen Aluminum; and GE Silicones.  Born and raised in Dallas, he has a B.A. from the University of Texas at Austin and M.S. from the University of Texas at Dallas. He has worked in various capacities within the building envelope industry for over forty years.  As a Certified Construction Products Representative of the Construction Specifications Institute (CSI), he currently provides applications assistance for building envelope solutions to the architectural and consulting communities in Texas.

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