The leader in extruded aluminum canopy, aluminum frame, store, hanger rod and custom canopy systems. Providing innovative environmental control through creative design, MASA Architectural Canopies represents an exciting approach to the pre-engineered building components market and is always pro-active to expand industry trends and designs. MASA’s broad knowledge separates them from the cookie-cutter fabricators to an elite level of custom design and build manufacturers. From start to finish, design through installations, MASA provides superior execution required during each phase of your project to produce top-quality canopy systems. When quality counts, you can count on MASA.
Wednesday, January 25, 2023 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm EST
This course discusses the benefits of a thoughtfully-designed light control system and how to make it work for your project’s daylighting and design needs. The discussion emphasizes implementing best-practice methods and specification of daylighting canopy and sun shade systems to create unique and aesthetically-pleasing architectural building enhancements. The result will be a full-scope view on successfully repurposing natural light for greater environmental, human health, and aesthetic function. LEED credits associated with specifying daylighting canopy and sun shade systems are also discussed.
- Define daylighting and discuss its role in sustainable building design
- Identify the positive benefits of sunlight and how to design to control it
- Discuss the role of daylighting canopy systems and sun shade devices in sustainable building design
- List design considerations for daylighting canopy systems to include structure, materials, light pathways, and concept