Designing Aluminum Railings for Residential and Commercial Applications
About the Sponsor
Key-Link Fencing & Railing is a leading manufacturer of aluminum rail and fence systems for residential and commercial installations. Based in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, we work hard to craft high-quality, simple, and easy-to-install products that both homeowners and contractors rave about. Our products are designed to help homeowners create beautiful, distinctive outdoor spaces and retreats. From cable infill to aluminum balusters, Key-Link has the styles and options to inspire. All of our products are fabricated and powder-coated at our plant and shipped from our warehouse. Because we control each step of the process, you can be confident that our product is engineered to meet our highest standards. We take quality seriously, and back each of our products with a strong warranty.
Imagine stepping out to enjoy outdoor living spaces made safe because of railings that protect and complement exterior design. Join us in this one-hour course as we discuss aluminum railings as they relate to aesthetic, strength and durability of materials and code compliance, load testing and sustainable solutions. Participants will be able to analyze the best possible uses and applications for structural aluminum railings in residential and commercial applications with an additional specialization in coastal settings.
- Compare and contrast industry standards for railing materials including wood, iron, steel, PVC, and aluminum to determine which product offers the best sustainable, cost-effective and durable options.
- Evaluate the benefits and features of aluminum alloys and railing systems relating to strength, durability, powder coating, recyclability, best use, and applications.
- Identify relevant building codes and standards relating to aluminum railings systems including ADA, load testing & deflection, IBC, IRC, and LEED compliance specifications.
- Explore aesthetics, sustainability, safety features and standards of aluminum railing systems through case studies and applications.
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