Windows & Door Standards and Material Types

Sponsored by Milgard® Windows & Doors

Learning Objectives:

  1. Learn about window material use, function and features
  2. Understand how choosing glass can effect sound control
  3. Discuss how window and door configurations can improve day lighting and natural ventilation
  4. Understand window performance ratings and how frame material and glass selection can improve energy efficiency

Credits:

1 AIA LU/HSW
0.1 IACET CEU*

It is important to understand what window and door frame materials available and how the use of glass and window functions can enhance a variety of designs from contemporary to traditional tastes. Manufacturers create fenestration products to satisfy discriminating tastes as well as provide comfort and long-term use with improved energy performance, ventilation, solar heat gain and other testing measures. There are many functions windows serve will help you to optimize performance of the built environment.

 

 

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