Continuing Education

Improving Façade Designs by Comparing Automated vs. Manual Solar Shading

Approximately 1 hour

Natural light is important in everyday life, with positive effects on one's health, well-being, and productivity. This course provides an understanding of how automated high-performance shades can provide more natural light. Current market drivers and their effects on a building's value are also discussed. The course explores how to increase visual and thermal comfort by automating the balance of natural and artificial light and outlines the role of high-performance shades in meeting sustainability standards. This course also discusses the influence of automated façades on a building’s performance.

Presented by Russell Horowitz on behalf of Somfy Systems Inc..

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This course is rated 4+ SD symbols. This course contains sustainable design education. These courses are approved by GBCI for Specific CE hours. You can read more about the Sustainability Rating system.

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