Before taking this class, you should have completed “Building Science Principles and Practice 1: Overview and Introduction to Control Layers” or an earlier version of that class titled “Building Science Principles and Practice for Nonresidential and Highrise Residential Enclosures”.
Almost all buildings have windows to provide light and views. Thus glazing is one of the most popular – and most problematic – features in building design. It can have profound effects on comfort and energy use and is the most common location for water leaks. In this on-demand program, Dr. John Straube talks glazing: its impact on enclosure performance, performance metrics, how to use shading, NFRC ratings, and more, from windows to curtain walls.