Glazing, Daylighting, and Polycarbonate Sheeting Systems

This course discusses the importance of daylighting to human health and well-being and provides an overview of polycarbonate glazing systems, their sustainable attributes, and how they contribute to LEED certification.

Learning Objectives: 
  1. Explain the importance of daylighting for human health and well-being
  2. Describe the role of daylighting in sustainable design
  3. Define polycarbonate sheeting in terms of makeup, u-value, performance, and sustainability
  4. Discuss Aerogel polycarbonate sheeting and its benefits
  5. List the benefits of good daylighting design in terms of occupants, indoor air quality, and energy efficiency
  6. Explain the role of USGBC in building design
  7. Describe how specifying polycarbonate sheeting systems can contribute toward LEED certification
Design Category: 
(08) Doors, Windows and Openings
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10 Multiple Choice and True/False Questions
A score of 80% or higher is required to receive a certificate of completion