Understanding Low-E Coatings provides an introduction to how high-performance architectural glass can significantly improve the energy efficiency of buildings while reducing their operating costs and carbon emissions. This course provides in-depth information about the solar energy spectrum and common glass performance measures, including the manufacturing processes for passive and solar control low-e coatings and how the energy, environmental, and economic benefits of low-e glass are quantified.
The user will understand the solar energy spectrum and common glass performance measures
The user will understand the manufacturing processes for pyrolytic and MSVD low-e coatings
The user will understand how passive and solar control low-e coatings differ and can impact glass performance measures
The user will understand how commercial energy usage and how low-e coatings can improve energy efficiency and earn LEED® credit contributions