This course provides an overview of insulating glass units and laminated glass, including terminology helpful to specifiers when determining energy efficiency and aesthetics.

The course will enable learners to gain a better understanding of glass substrates, coating technologies, and the ways in which they enhance both performance and aesthetics. Finally, the examination of new technologies and case studies will help learners to discover the innovative ways in which commercial glass products can be used.

Learning Objectives

  • Understand technology related to IGUs and laminated glass.
  • Identify key terminology and performance values related to glass performance and energy efficiency.
  • Describe various glass substrates and coating technologies that can be utilized to achieve a desired appearance or solar performance.
  • Describe new glazing technologies and/or case studies where such technologies have been used.

Pre-Requisite: None