Wall to WELL: Designing with Glass Wall Systems to Create Flexible Spaces and Aesthetic Consistency

Wall to WELL: Designing with Glass Wall Systems to Create Flexible Spaces and Aesthetic Consistency

Using operable and demountable glass partitions is an efficient way to design flexible and sustainable environments that are beneficial to both occupants and the environment. In this one-hour course, we will discuss how glass wall systems can address multiple features in the WELL Building Standard, including Light, Mind, Air, and Comfort. Participants will be able to address the challenges of designing with flexible glass partitions with solutions that ensure their designs are not only aesthetically pleasing but acoustically sound, as well.

Learning Objectives: 
  1. Describe the WELL standard, its mission and how it can help a building project benefit the health of installers and occupants
  2. Explain how glass wall systems can improve the well-being and productivity of occupants by incorporating daylighting, adaptability, as well as acoustical and environmental benefits into the space
  3. Analyze how glass walls aid in the WELL Building Light, Mind, Air, and Comfort Standards to ensure maximum occupant comfort
  4. Identify the challenges involved with designing with glass walls and specify product solutions that solve design challenges seeking to balance aesthetic consistency and performance
Provided By: 
Available Regions: 
Continental US
Design Category: 
(08) Doors, Windows and Openings
AIA Course Number: 
IMDS08A
GBCI Course ID: 
0920023869