Saint-Gobain Glass provides a range of support and training

Saint-Gobain Glass can provide a range of support and training to help you and your team understand more about building glass; important when creating glazing or facade specifications.

We have RIBA Assessed CPDs for architects and specifiers, along with training targeted at our glass processing and supply chain partners.


RIBA Assessed CPD

For RIBA Assessed content please take a look at the RIBA CPD website:

You can also contact the Saint-Gobain team directly to book training.  Your local Technical Specification Manager will be happy to help.


Overview of Saint-Gobain Glass CPD Seminars

How to Specify Glass

A seminar that provides an introduction to the specification of building glass for a range of applications and sectors.

Learning outcomes include:

  • Understand the requirements of glazing specification.
  • Learn how to develop a glazing specification in different formats, including NBS.
  • Find out about important terms and definitions.
  • Understand the important factors that drive specification, including thermal and solar, acoustics and glass thickness.
  • Find out how visual issues impact glazing and the importance of specification.
  • Discover more about innovations in glass and glazing.
  • Be introduced to useful digital tools that can help your specification development.


Aesthetics of Facades

A seminar that provides insight into visual issues that can affect glazing and facades.

Learning outcomes include:

  • Understand more about visual issues relate to glass and what can be done to minimise them.
  • Learn about pattern and iridescence caused by the properties of glass and glass processing.
  • Find out about optical distortion and optical dispersion, and the associated risks.


Glass Forever - Sustainability Matters

A seminar that focuses on sustainability and the importance of green buildings.

Learning outcomes include:

  • Understand what can be done to improve sustainability throughout the glass supply chain.
  • Discover more about green buildings and associated guidance and certifications.
  • Learn about actions in the industry to reduce carbon footprint.
  • Discover more about eco-innovations in glass, glazing and facades.
  • Learn how we can drive a circular economy in glass.
  • Understand how glass and glazing in buildings affects health and wellbeing.



Contact your local Technical Specification Manager to book a CPD for your team or wider business.

Our Technical Specification team are providing a range of training seminars and support via Microsoft Teams, so you can stay in touch and continue your training plans whilst your teams social distance, work from home or are furloughed.

Get in touch with your local Technical Specification Manager to find out more and to book your seminar.

Saint-Gobain Glass has recently launched a range of public access, online events:

  • Every Tuesday at 1pm (GMT): CPD Webinars focused on a range of building glass topics including glass specification, sustainability and aesthetics of facades.


  • Every Thursday at 5pm (GMT): LIVE@5 online interviews with special guests from the world of construction, to discuss all things glass and much more!  Register for LIVE@5