The Future of Fenestration Rating

Apr 13, 2015

(This entry contains a PowerPoint presentation in PDF from the BEST4 conference.) This presentation traces the history on fenestration rating through the following steps:
--Measurement of Material and Optical Properties of Frame & Glazing System Established
--Simulation & Measurement of Whole Fenestration Systems Established
-- Rating of Whole Fenestration Systems Established

It also discusses the limitations of rating systems, the characterization of building performance of structures with fenestration, and the future of rating organizations.

William C. duPont, Syerngy Consulting
Proceedings of the BEST4 Conference
Presented at: 
BEST4 Conference
Published & professionally reviewed by: 
BEST4 Technical Committee, National Institute of Building Sciences

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