Developments in Fenestration
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Thursday, April 27, 2023
8:30 – 11:45 am CDT
Strategic Window and Door Design and Placement
- Building orientation and layout
- Principles of window and door placement
- Types of doors and windows for different applications
Designing Windows to Meet Energy Efficiency and Other Goals
- Window types and applications
- Energy efficiency
- Frame materials and spacers
- Gas fill, glazing, coatings
Designing Doors to Meet Energy Efficiency and Other Goals
- Applications for doors
- Door types and mechanics
- Energy efficiency
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3.0 HSW LUs (AIA)
Heather Holdridge , AIA LEED Fellow, EITAssociate Partner, Sustainability Director at Lake Flato Architects
Heather Gayle Holdridge, leveraging her background in mechanical engineering, Heather directs all Lake|Flato teams in establishing sustainability goals. She devises strategies and systems to realize those goals under programs such as LEED, the 2030 Challenge, and the Living Building Challenge. Heather works closely with teams to evaluate passive systems and performs energy modeling throughout the design process. She received a Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering from The University of Texas at Austin and a Master of Business Administration degree from The University of Texas at San Antonio.
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Course Title: Developments in Fenestration
Delivery Method: Live Online
Course Description: This three-hour course focuses on the methods and strategies related to developments in fenestration that design professionals can use to maximize energy efficiency in their designs. There are specific design strategies and building components that design professionals can utilize to reduce fossil fuel consumption and heating/cooling costs.
Learning Objective 1:
Learners will be able to adopt building design strategies to optimize energy efficiency, such as considerate building orientation and layout and window and door placement.
Learning Objective 2:
Learners will be able to discuss the principles of window and door placement and identify the types of doors and windows that are best suited for particular applications.
Learning Objective 3:
Learners will be able to utilize frame materials and spacers, as well as gas fill, glazing and coatings, to maximize the energy efficiency of windows.
Learning Objective 4:
Learners will be able to design doors to meet energy efficiency goals by selecting the correct type of door for the application.
LUs: 3.0 LU Type: LU|HSWs.
Prerequisites: Experience with residential and/or commercial design
Advance Preparation: None
Program Level: Intermediate
Course Expiration Date: 02/28/2026
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