Thermal and Energy Modeling of Two Fenestration Systems in Hot and Cold Climates
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- Explain the impact of effective glazing and curtainwall systems on overall potential energy savings in the buildings sector.
- Compare in detail the energy efficiency of a dry glazed curtainwall system with a silicone structurally glazed system, in hot and cold climates, focusing on the critical choices of glass type and spacer system.
- Employ state of the art modeling software for analyzing glazing systems, including THERM, WINDOW and EFEN.
- Describe the direct correlation of energy use and resultant CO2 emissions by analyzing a specific building in two different environments.
This course is a presentation designed to earn you 1.00 AIA/CES Learning Unit. Use the onscreen controls to pace the presentation to your liking, and then click "Take the Course Test" to take the exam for this course and earn your credit.
- Thermal and Energy Modeling of Two Fenestration Systems in Hot and Cold Climates
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