FGIA Updates Fundamentals of Fenestration Education ProgramSeptember 22nd, 2022 by Editor
The Fenestration and Glazing Industry Alliance (FGIA) has updated its Fundamentals of Fenestration education program.
The program, which was released in 2016, is designed to provide participants with a working knowledge of the fenestration industry, helping users to identify various fenestration products, describe the basics of performance, testing and certification and learn about materials used for manufacturing and installation.
“If you are looking for an introduction to the fenestration industry, you won’t find more relevant content than the Fundamentals of Fenestration program,” says Aaron Blom, FGIA technical training specialist. “This course would be especially helpful as part of a company’s onboarding and training program for inside sales reps, customer service teams and anyone new to the industry who needs a basic understanding of fenestration products.”
The updated program covers a broad range of the fenestration industry. It includes a revised introductory course, A Comprehensive Overview of the Industry, which is a two-hour class that provides basic terminology and information about windows, doors and skylights. The course qualifies for American Institute of Architects and International Code Council continuing education credits.
The program also has been modernized to feature more dynamic, engaging information, FGIA officials say. To achieve that, FGIA added animations and high-quality images to make the program more polished, says Blom.