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Facade Automation Technology for Public Building Projects

  • Sponsor: WindowMaster
  • Credits: 1 AIA HSW LU

Course Description

Window and vent automation systems offer a wide range of benefits for most building types. These benefits include improved occupant health, wellness and productivity, reduced HVAC energy consumption, safer egress during fire events and compliance with ADA requirements. Here we will be discussing the applications and associated benefits of window and vent automation systems for public building projects.

Are you ready to capture these benefits by enabling fresh air to flow throughout your building project in an energy efficient, intelligently controlled manner? Participate here to understand key benefits, design guidelines and available technology required for this and how to specify the system in your project documents.

Note: Certificates of Completion will be emailed in a PDF format for your records right away. Please allow for up to 3 to 4 weeks to receive AIA credit for the course.

Learning Objectives

  • Describe occupant health & wellness benefits of automated Natural Ventilation technology for public building occupants.
  • Describe how intelligently controlled window/vent automation can reduce energy consumption and carbon emissions in public buildings.
  • Describe how automated windows and vents for passive smoke & heat evacuation can maintain safer egress from public buildings in the event of a fire.
  • Describe the key elements of an automated window/vent control system and recall associated building design considerations.