Fiberglass Doors: Gateway to Performance Comparison
Thursday, August 25, 2022 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm EDT
In this one-hour webinar, design professionals will learn about the physical and structural components of fiberglass entry doors, comparing their performance to those of wood and steel doors. It will discuss the rating systems put forth by the National Fenestration Rating Council and North American Fenestration Standards, as well as how fiberglass entry doors can be used to fulfill guidelines relating to ENERGY STAR® and LEED®. By the end of this presentation, design professionals will be able to specify fiberglass entry doors in order to utilize these durable and beautiful doors in any of their projects.
- Discuss the physical and structural components of fiberglass entry doors, including the skin, stiles, rails, core, and lock block.
- Define the energy performance rating system put forth by the National Fenestration Rating Council (NFRC) and the standards set by ASTM International and North American Fenestration Standards (NAFS) to ensure fiberglass entry doors are safe and sustainable for both the installers and future occupants.
- Identify how fiberglass entry doors can fulfill the standards of various green programs, such as ENERGY STAR® and LEED®, to create entryways that are both aesthetically pleasing and environmentally-friendly.
- Evaluate the environmental, structural, and aesthetic performance of fiberglass entry door product offerings, comparing them to that of wood and steel doors.