Window Performance Essnetials

This HERS Advanced Rater Training course provides an overview of the essential elements of window performance. Details are provided about solar heat and energy transfer, glass and glazing systems, the energy performance of windows, glazing technologies and glass breakage.

LEARNING OBJECTIVES:

Upon completing this course:

  • Students will heat transfer and the effect on window efficiency
  • Students will be able to identify glass types and their efficiency.
  • Students will gain an understanding of window energy performance relative to window and frame types
  • Students will understand thermal stress and its effect on glazing
  • Students will be able to identify causes of thermal stress

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Credits

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