High-Performance Design with Polycarbonate Glazing Systems

 
Sponsored by VELUX Commercial, a division of VELUX America LLC

Learning Objectives:

  1. Define multiwall polycarbonate (MWP) glazing.
  2. Assess design considerations and the wide range of polycarbonate glazing systems.
  3. Describe the performance, attributes and sustainability of polycarbonate glazed systems.
  4. Discuss wellness and sustainability as polycarbonate glazed systems improve occupant health, safety and welfare.

Credits:

HSW
1 AIA LU/HSW
IDCEC
1 IDCEC CEU/HSW
GBCI
1 GBCI CE Hour
IIBEC
1 IIBEC CEH
IACET
0.1 IACET CEU*
AIBD
1 AIBD P-CE
AAA
AAA 1 Structured Learning Hour
AANB
This course can be self-reported to the AANB, as per their CE Guidelines
AAPEI
AAPEI 1 Structured Learning Hour
MAA
MAA 1 Structured Learning Hour
NLAA
This course can be self-reported to the NLAA.
NSAA
This course can be self-reported to the NSAA
NWTAA
NWTAA 1 Structured Learning Hour
OAA
OAA 1 Learning Hour
SAA
SAA 1 Hour of Core Learning
 
This course can be self-reported to the AIBC, as per their CE Guidelines.
This course is approved as a Structured Course
This course can be self-reported to the AANB, as per their CE Guidelines
Approved for structured learning
Approved for Core Learning
This course can be self-reported to the NLAA
Course may qualify for Learning Hours with NWTAA
Course eligible for OAA Learning Hours
This course is approved as a core course
This course can be self-reported for Learning Units to the Architectural Institute of British Columbia
This test is no longer available for credit

This course will help architects and designers understand how the broad range of polycarbonate glazing options available today can help them satisfy both the practical and aesthetic needs of contemporary daylighting design.

They will learn how polycarbonate glazing systems offer the most durable, cost-effective alternative while increasing occupant health, safety, and welfare. The course will also discuss the role polycarbonate glazing systems play in improving light quality, health, performance, and productivity while delivering diffused daylight.

High-Performance Design

 

VELUX Commercial, a division of VELUX America LLC VELUX Commercial: Daylight for working, learning, and recovering. With over 80 years’ experience, VELUX has provided generations of architects, builders and contractors with innovative, superior skylight solutions that offer daylight and fresh air for happier, healthier spaces.

 

Originally published in August 2021

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