Kevin Haynes, architectural specification manager at Tubelite Inc., will present "Hurricane Impact Fenestration Design" as an educational session on Wed., Sept. 7, 11 a.m., at CONSTRUCT in the Austin Convention Center's room 9AB. CONSTRUCT is held Sept. 7-9 in conjunction with the Construction Specifications Institute (CSI) 60th annual convention.

Registration is required to attend the education sessions at CONSTRUCT. Tubelite is offering courtesy passes for the expo, where Haynes and company represents will be exhibiting in booth #249. Tubelite ForceFront Storm hurricane impact-resistant framing and entrance systems will be displayed along with the newest additions to its high-performance Therml=Block entrance, storefront and curtainwall systems.

CONSTRUCT participants who attend Tubelite's "Hurricane Impact Fenestration Design" presentation will learn about:

  • Applicable hurricane impact codes and standards;
  • Hurricane protective glazing systems – glass types, framing systems, doors and hardware;
  • Design criteria for impact resistant glazing – wall zones vs. corners, large and small missile, anchors and substrates; and
  • Hurricane impact testing and certification requirements.

The course is approved for CSI members earning credits toward their Certified Construction Product Representative (CCPR) renewal. It also is one of several courses offered by Tubelite that is approved by the American Institute of Architects' Continuing Education System (AIA/CES) for one Learning Unit in health, safety and welfare (1.0 HSW LU).

Visit the Architectural Consulting web page at for a list of contacts and presentations.