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Comfort on Demand

Format On Demand: Online
Offered by McGraw Hill Construction
Category Indoor environmental quality

This article will discuss retractable screens in terms of design considerations, energy savings potential and salutary effects onhuman health and welfare as well as their contribution to a daylighting strategy and the sustainability of their component parts.


  • Explain the daylighting potential of retractable screens
  • Compare the solar shading benefits of exterior- to interior-mounted screens
  • Identify the design decisions that maximize the sustainability potential of retractable screens
  • Discuss approaches to integrating retractable screens into sustainable building design
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CE Hours 1.0
AIA/CES (LU) 1.0