Expansive Openings for Energy Efficient Settings

Expansive Openings for Energy Efficient Settings

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During this one-hour course, ‘Expansive Openings for Energy Efficient Settings’, you’ll uncover the features and benefits of large opening glass wall systems. Explore how architects and builders are using glass wall systems to expand spaces and connect occupants to the outdoors. We’ll also drill into system components, glazing, and frames and the detailed characteristics of each that contribute to energy efficiency.

Learning Objectives: 
  1. Define large opening glass wall systems and describe their functional and performance benefits
  2. Discuss how large opening glass wall systems can be used to expand the interior of a space and connect the indoors to the exterior environment
  3. Explain how specific system components and design elements such as glazing and frames contribute to energy efficiency and ensure a weather-tight design
  4. Summarize door selection and installation considerations and how they help determine the most appropriate system for a project
Design Category (CSI Division): 
(08) Doors, Windows and Openings
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