This course will address glass basics and the part it can play in building performance. It covers the ways glass can enhance building performance and focuses on energy savings. It looks at the human experiences within the spaces that you create. Finally, we will discuss a set of considerations you’ll want to have in mind as you embark on your next building project involving glass, while highlighting some upcoming trends.

Learning Objectives

  • Understand what makes glass distinctive and valuable as a building material, including latest developments in how glass is made
  • Identify opportunities to enhance human experience and building performance through advanced glass capabilities
  • Recognize and respond to glass trends in today’s marketplace towards improving an occupant's well-being
  • Target key glass performance and aesthetic objectives with new tools that model glass applications in future building projects