Sustainable Glazing Systems and the
LEED ® Green Building Rating System
Presented by YKK AP
March 17, 2010: 11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m
YKK AP America Inc. is pleased to sponsor the Architects'
Educational Forum at the Glass Expo Midwest 2010 event being
held at the Renaissance Schaumburg Hotel & Convention Center
in Schaumburg, IL.
This seminar will review the environmental benefits
of curtain wall and storefront design and how proper selection and
applications of these systems can enhance green building performance.
Using the 2009 LEED Green Building Rating System Version 3.0 as
a template, the presentation will explain how fenestration design
can contribute to Enhanced Energy Performance, On-site Renewable
Energy, Recycled Content, Thermal Comfort, Daylighting and Views
to the Outdoors.
Learning Objectives: Select the proper glazing system
based on performance criteria. Integrate sunshadeds and light shelves
into fenestration designs. Employ proper daylighting and views to
the outdoors strategies. Calculate recycled content of curtain wall
This AIA continuing education unit (CEU) course is
designed exclusively with the architect in mind and is open exclusively
to architects. To read more about this forum and to register, please