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 Learning Hour
May qualify for 1 AANB Learning Hour
AAPEI 1 Learning Hour
 
AIBC 1 Learning Hour
MAA 1 Learning Hour
May qualify for 1 NSAA Learning Hour
OAA 1 Learning Hour
SAA 1 Learning Hour
NLAA 1 Learning Hour
NWTAA 1 Learning Hour
This course is approved as a Structured Course
Approved for structured learning
This course can be self-reported for Learning Units to the Architectural Institute of British Columbia
Approved for Core Learning
Course eligible for OAA Learning Hours
This course is approved as a core course
This course is approved as a Core Course
Course may quality for Learning Hours with NWTAA

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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