Understanding Architectural Low-E Coatings

  • Sponsor: Vitro Architectural Glass
  • Credits: 1 LU / HSW
  • Division:
  • 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 right away. Please allow for up to 3 to 4 weeks to receive AIA credit for the course.

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
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