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Understanding Architectural Low-E Coatings

Sponsor: Vitro Architectural Glass

Credits: 1 LU / HSW

Format: Four Video Segments

Course Description

This course will help you understand the solar energy spectrum, common glass performance measures and performance features and benefits of Low-E coatings. You’ll also have a basic understanding of how to prioritize and balance the unique aesthetic and performance needs of your project—no matter how big or small.

Note: Certificates of Completion will be emailed in a PDF format for your records. Please allow for up to 3 to 4 week to receive your certificate.

Learning Objectives

  • The solar energy spectrum and common glass performance measures
  • The manufacturing processes for pyrolytic and MSVD low-e coatings
  • How passive and solar control low-e coatings differ and can impact glass performance measures
  • Commercial energy usage and how low-e coatings can improve energy efficiency and earn LEED® credit contributions