Fresh Air and Daylight: Designing Natural Environments

August 11, 2010

Fresh Air and Daylight: Designing Natural Environments

Manufacturers are providing opportunities for fresh air in buildings while integrating daylighting techniques for increased energy efficiency.

Discuss daylight options, including new daylighting devices, solar shades, and window films.Describe ventilation strategies such as air stratification for buildings using operable roofs, windows and glass walls.Review the options for the sustainability of some manufactured components, such as specifying FSC-certified wood, recycled aluminum, and low voltage controls.Recognize design performance labels that will maximize the energy efficiency of smart windows and frame components.

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