Vinyl & Aluminum Railing Systems

Start Date
07/21/2018
End Date
07/21/2020
Description
Railing systems perform various functions, meeting safety requirements and serving as a key component of a building’s aesthetic. This course includes a discussion of the strengths and weaknesses of aluminum and structural vinyl railing systems, how they are made, and how they are used in the building industry, including a detailed summary of how they meet various code requirements.
Distance Learning
Yes
Course Equivalency
No
Subjects
Accessibility / ADA
Design-Build
Residential Design
Health, Safety and Welfare
Yes
Hours
1.0
Learning Outcomes
Discuss the overall railing market, the variety of products available, and how vinyl and aluminum railings systems fit within it.
Learn the differences between guardrail and handrail and how each are deemed building code compliant or building code approved systems.
Review the aesthetics, maintenance attributes, and overall safety and security of aluminum and structural vinyl railing systems.
Learn about the additional accessory items and components that are required or complement a safe and secure railing installation.
Discuss the differences in IRC and IBC code as it relates to railing systems and including testing requirements that manufacturers must perform to ensure compliance.
Instructors
Taylor Coley
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Course Codes
AEC1140
Provider
AEC Daily Corporation


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