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Daylight and Energy: Designing with insulated glass units (IGUs)

GBCI: 0920015286

This course will explain the benefits of designing with Insulated Glass Units (IGUs) with integrated cord-free louvers including controlling heat gain and optimizing occupant health
Eligible for 1 CE HOUR.
  • 1 CE

  • LU/HSW

Rating system: v2009

Published on: January 25, 2018

Average: 3.9 (10 votes)
3.9

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The designer will have a better understanding of daylighting design and will be able to properly select the Insulated Glass Unit (IGU) with integrated cord-free louvers that is right for their project. Through case studies and design strategies, the designer will walk away from this course with a better understanding of designing for improved daylight and energy efficiency.

Objectives

  1. Describe the benefits of designing with daylight
  2. List several strategies for daylight optimization.
  3. Explain what IGUs with integrated cord-free louvers are.
  4. List several ways IGUs with integrated cord-free louvers improve energy efficiency and control heat gain.
  5. List several application examples and explain the sustainable design features of each.
  6. Explain the operating options for IGUs with integrated cord-free louvers.
  7. List the sustainable design benefits of incorporating IGUs with integrated cord-free louvers into your project.
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America Training Solutions
Raleigh, NC
United States

Leaders

Octavio Valdivia
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