Architectural Record BE - Building Enclosure

Glazing Selection and Shading Strategy for Optimizing Daylight in Architectural Design

This course will look at the following daylighting topics: Glazing Selection, Shading Strategy
Sponsored by Draper Inc. and Phifer Incorporated
 
Continuing Education
 

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

  1. Explain strategies to make an informed glazing selection from all design perspectives.
  2. Discuss how to choose glazing to maximize daylight effectiveness and occupant comfort and minimize energy use while still meeting architectural objectives.
  3. Describe ways in which to control intense direct sunlight to ensure a comfortable workspace.
  4. Explain how shading strategies can be critical for occupant visual and thermal comfort and for minimizing mechanical cooling loads.

Credits:

1.5 AIA LU/HSW
0.1 IACET CEU*
AAA 1 Structured Learning Hour
AANB 1 Hour of Core Learning
AAPEI 1 Structured Learning Hour
MAA 1 Structured Learning Hour
NSAA 1 Hour of Core Learning
OAA 1 Learning Hour
SAA 1 Hour of Core Learning
NLAA 1 Hour of Core Learning
NWTAA 1 Structured Learning Hour
 
This course can be self-reported to the AIBC, as per their CE Guidelines.

This course is part of the Daylighting Academy

This course will look at ways in which glazing selection and shading strategies can play a role in maximizing daylight effectiveness and occupant comfort—meeting architectural design criteria while minimizing energy use in order to achieve design and sustainability project goals. It will provide guidance related to maintaining visual and thermal comfort for building occupants to ensure a comfortable and productive space.

Glazing Selection and Shading Strategy for Optimizing Daylight in Architectural Design.

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