Daylighting Design and Large Opening Glass Walls

Daylighting Design and Large Opening Glass Walls

to take this course

During this course we will discuss large opening glass wall systems, daylighting design and the advantages of allowing for these systems in your projects. The environmental attributes such as energy efficiency and ventilation, will be introduced along with several application examples and case studies.

Learning Objectives: 
  1. Explain the importance of daylighting in design and list several daylighting design strategies
  2. Describe large opening glass walls and list the design options to consider when including opening glass walls in your design
  3. List the environmental benefits of large opening glass walls and explain the improved indoor occupant health benefits as well
  4. Describe several case studies and explain how these projects benefited from large opening glass walls including energy efficiency, connection to the outdoor environment and open day lit spaces
Design Category (CSI Division): 
(08) Doors, Windows and Openings
AIBD Division: 
Building Design
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Delivery Format: 
Slide Show - No Audio
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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