Architectural Record BE - Building Enclosure

Window Energy Performance Ratings and Technologies

Sponsored by Milgard® Windows & Doors
 
Continuing Education
 

Learning Objectives - After this course, you should be able to:

  1. Examine window performance ratings and understand how they can impact and improve the built environment and performance of a building.
  2. Discuss high performance window technologies that increase energy efficiency and sustainability.
  3. Describe what criteria must be met in order for windows to contribute to various standards, codes and voluntary practices for performance and energy efficiency.
  4. Introduce the National Fenestration Rating Council (NFRC) and North American Fenestration Standards (NAFS) program and discuss how it helps windows meet building energy code requirements.

Credits:

1 AIA LU/HSW
1 GBCI CE Hour
0.1 IACET CEU*

This course examines window performance ratings and explains how they can impact and improve the built environment and performance of a building. We will also discuss what criteria must be met in order for windows to contribute to various standards, codes and voluntary practices for performance and energy efficiency. Additionally we’ll discuss high performance window technologies that increase energy efficiency and sustainability, as well as introduce the National Fenestration Rating Council (NFRC) program and discuss how it helps window manufacturers meet building energy code requirements.

 

 

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