Sustainable Design for Windows

It has become very important for architects to understand how to choose a sustainable window and frame system that will promote comfort, energy efficiency and longevity. New technology has enabled windows to be built with long lasting durability while satisfying sustainable design. Learn about the use of building information modeling and energy modeling combined with ENERGY STAR rated products to encourage sustainable green home design.   

After completion of the course, you will be able to:

  • Describe how sustainable building products can satisfy Universal Design strategies.
  • Describe how building form and energy modeling create a more sustainable environment.
  • Describe how windows can contribute toward points in the LEED for Homes credit categories.


CEU is worth 1 LU/HSW AIA Credit and 1 NARI credit.