Selection of Aluminium Windows and Doors for Commercial Applications
There are a number of applicable Australian Standards that relate to Window & Door specification, and this session will give you an in depth understanding of how they affect your selections. Join Alastair Baldwin of Alspec for a deep dive into the key design considerations when selecting Aluminium Windows & Doors.
Formal CPD Points: 1
At the end of this presentation, you should be able to:
• Explain the key design considerations when selecting Aluminium Windows and Doors
• Specify the applicable Performance Standards and how they affect project Specifications
• List how energy impacts the selection of framing systems for Commercial Applications
• Identify key features and benefits of the typical surface finishing options
NSCA 2015 Performance Criteria:
Design: Conceptual Design
3.4 Design response incorporates assessment of relevant legislation, codes and industry standards
3.7 Assessment and integration of construction systems and materials consistent with project brief.
Design: Schematic Design:
4.7 Coordination and integration of appropriate environmental systems, including for thermal comfort, lighting and acoustics.
NSCA 2021 Performance Criteria:
Practice Management and Professional Conduct
PC12 provide independent, culturally responsive and objective advice in accordance with relevant building codes, standards, technical specifications and guidelines, and planning regulations, including climate change implications, across all aspects of architectural practice.
Project Initiation and Conceptual Design
PC33 be able to investigate, coordinate and integrate sustainable environmental systems – including water, thermal, lighting and acoustics – in response to consultants’ advice.
Detailed Design and Construction Documentation
PC39 be able to integrate the material selection, structural and construction systems established in the conceptual design into the detailed design and documentation.