Daylighting by Design

Daylighting by Design

to take this course

Natural light is an important part of any space, but being able to control the amount of light let in is beneficial for both aesthetic and environmental reasons. Join us as in this one-hour course as we discuss the benefits of a thoughtfully-designed light control system and how to make it work for your project’s daylighting and shading needs. Design professionals will learn how to implement sun shade and canopy systems that create effective and aesthetically pleasing solutions in a variety of projects.

Learning Objectives: 
  1. Define daylighting and shading, emphasizing their health and wellness benefits for building occupants
  2. Identify the environmental and financial benefits that are possible through incorporating sun shades and canopy systems with a building’s exterior
  3. Describe the manufacturing process of sun shades and canopy systems and how the materials and systems used create a durable, sustainable product
  4. Illustrate the design potential of sun shades and canopy systems, including future technology that will increase their aesthetic and sustainable characteristics
Design Category (CSI Division): 
(10) Specialties
AIBD Division: 
Building Design
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Delivery Format: 
Narrated Video
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Course & Quiz Details: 

10 Multiple Choice and True/False Questions

A score of 80% or higher is required to receive a certificate of completion