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High-performance design in high-rise buildings

GBCI: 0920013901

envelope performance in all-glass buildings
Eligible for 1 CE HOUR.
  • 1 CE

Published on: August 30, 2017

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Delve into the topic of envelope performance—arguably the largest single remaining opportunity for deep energy efficiency in high-rise buildings. This webinar focuses on all-glass buildings; debunking common industry myths and making the case for lower window-to-wall designs based on cost, performance and comfort. High-performance solutions for all-glass buildings are also discussed.

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Objectives

  1. Explain the order-of-magnitude energy and capital cost implications of all-glass buildings.
  2. Disprove common myths and misunderstandings currently enabling all-glass buildings.
  3. Sell lower window-to-wall designs on merits of cost, performance and comfort.
  4. Generate design alternatives to low-performing, all-glass buildings.
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Created by

Seventhwave
Madison, WI
United States

Leaders

Brett Bridgeland
Allison McSherry
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