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An Introduction to Window Retrofits forResidential and Commercial Buildings

Format LIVE: Facilitator-led
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05/20/2014     
  


  




  

        
Location
Las Vegas, NV 89101
United States
Category Energy and atmosphere

This course is intended for those seeking a basic knowledge about window retrofit projects and the role they play in saving energyi n residential and commercial buildings. The course offers an introduction to how windows perform, common challenges facing retr ofit projects, and some options for meeting these challenges. The course provides a strong foundation of knowledge for homeowners, buildi ng managers, designers, and developers. The course also reviews a case study that explains how retrofitting the windows in the Empire State Building significantly reduced energy consumption while providing a return on investment in just five years.

Objectives

  • Identify and explain how heat is lost or gained through windows
  • Evaluate and analyze common challenges in the window retrofit market
  • Identify and implement solutions to common challenges in the window retrofit market
  • Explain and describe how effectively retrofitting windows improves building heat loss, heat gain, and energy consumption
  • Identify and explain the economic benefits of window retrofits in a commercial project
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CE Hours 1.0