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Daylighting Design and Large Opening Glass Walls

Format On Demand: Online
Offered by GreenCE, Inc.
Category Indoor environmental quality

Throughout this one hour course, we will cover best practices for daylighting design and discuss the advantages of allowing for this in your projects. Large opening glass wall systems will be the focus of this course, covering design options including materia ls, d etailing and fold/swing considerations. Through a conversation on energy efficiency, FCS Certification and ventilation, the environm ental attributes of incorporating large opening glass wall systems will be introduced along with several application exam


  • Explain the importance of daylighting in design and list several daylighting design strategies.
  • Describe large opening glass walls and list the design options to consider when including opening glass walls in your design.
  • List the environmental benefits of large opening glass walls and explain the improved indoor occupant health benefits as well.
  • Describe several case studies and explain how these projects benefited from large opening glass walls including energy efficiency, connection to the outdoor environment and open daylit spaces.
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CE Hours 1.0
AIA/CES (LU) 1.0