Window Wednesday's with Ken -7/8
Windows in Sustainable Residential DesignThis presentation addresses the role of windows in sustainable residential design and looks at how homes typically use energy. The course reviews window and door contribution to key sustainable design strategies including energy performance, passive solar, daylighting and natural ventilation. The use of energy modeling software to assess performance implications of product specification and design decisions is explored. Categories common in sustainable building rating systems are identified and third party certification of window performance, materials and environmental quality characteristics to support sustainable design is outlined. An overview of the requirements of the Federal Tax Incentive program is presented.
When you complete this course you will have a better understand of:
- How homes use energy.
- Window sustainable design strategy.
- Material and performance certifications to support sustainable strategies.
- Requirements for Federal Tax incentive program for windows and doors.