Specifying electrochromic glazing for buildings in which solar control is a challenge is a preferred solution for many applications. From classroom settings to healthcare facilities, commercial office, and retail spaces, these applications make sense to feature electrochromic glazing to showcase atriums and skylights. Electrochromic glazing creates a wellness space through achieving energy performance and enhancing the occupancy experience. In addition, electrochromic glazing offers design flexibility, occupant benefits, and contributes to sustainability and energy savings.

Learning Objectives

  • Analyze the role of electrochromic (EC) glazing in achieving energy performance, daylight and views, and occupant wellness.
  • Compare and contrast next-generation EC glazing to conventional solar control solutions.
  • Examine the role of EC systems in meeting energy performance and user comfort needs.
  • Identify key aspects of zoning with EC and how zoning can be used to optimize tradeoffs between the competing goals of glare control, daylight admission, energy performance, and light color quality.

Pre-Requisite: Basic knowledge of glass applications.