This course will enable you to be able to define the solar energy spectrum and common glass performance measures, discuss the manufacturing processes for pyrolytic and MSVD low-e coatings, identify how passive and solar control low-e coatings differ and impact glass performance measures, and how low-e coatings improve energy efficiency and earn LEED® credit contributions.

Learning Objectives

  • Define the solar energy spectrum and common glass performance measures
  • Discuss the manufacturing processes for pyrolytic and MSVD low-e coatings
  • Identify how passive and solar control low-e coatings differ and can impact glass performance measures
  • Describe commercial energy usage and how low-e coatings can improve energy efficiency and earn LEED® credit contributions