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Glass Selection Criteria for Facades (SGG19-2)

Course Description:

Choosing the right glazing for the façade of a building is a key factor of success for a project as it impacts the energy efficiency of the building, the comfort of the people living in and the aesthetic of building itself. The program aims at describing the key parameters that have to be considered to maximize the chances of success.

Learning Objectives:

  • Energy efficient glazing: U-value, solar factor and light transmission, explanations and impact on energy consumption in a building.
  • Comfort: how glass and glazing solutions can help to improve visual comfort and acoustic comfort.
  • Well-being: how to optimize winter and summer comfort with the appropriate glass and glazing solutions.
  • Aesthetics: external and internal appearance, what are the keys for a successful project?
Credits: AIA 1 AIA (HSW HSW)

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