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As energy codes become more stringent, the demand for higher performance windows has escalated. Many contractors assume the only way to achieve the required results is to use triple glazing in windows, this is not the case. Window technology has changed considerably over the last decade, and a window is no longer just a frame with glass. LoE coatings in combination with good frame design can achieve triple-glazed-like performance in a double-glazed window. This is done by applying the right LoE coating to the right surface and utilizing efficient and smart frame design.
In this seminar you will learn how to optimize glass design and how the right frame selection will result in thermal U-values needed to achieve advancing code requirements, without the need to have to pay more for triple glazing and find people willing to install heavy triple-glazed windows.
Approved for 1 CPD Credit in Construction Technology (Group A)
Note: If you have already taken this course in person, repeating it online will not qualify for additional CPD points.
You will have 90 days from enrolment date to complete this course.
Anton Van Dyk has 20 years of building envelope related consulting and construction experience. He is currently the Vice President of Sales and Business Development for Centra Windows as is also involved in its Research and Development department. Anton has been actively involved in overseeing the implementation of new windows standards into its manufacturing and sales departments. He has helped develop window testing protocols and is actively involved in the field testing of windows and doors.
Prior to his involvement with Centra Windows, Anton was actively involved in the building science consulting industry, from building envelope rehabilitation projects and new construction mixed-use wood and concrete frame construction for low- and high-rise buildings, to building envelope including high performance pressure equalized rainscreen cavities, and air barrier concepts along with continuous exterior insulation methods.