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This course describes the physical principles and terminology used to measure heat loss and gain, the thermal characteristics of windows, rating and labeling standards for product evaluation and building code requirements relating to windows. Building Code evolution and adoption is investigated.
When you complete this course you will know more about:
- Energy terminology and principles of heat transfer.
- National Fenestration Rating Council (NFRC) and window labels.
- ENERGY STAR® product ratings from the U.S. DOE and EPA.
- Energy Codes requirements for windows under the International Residential Code (IRC) and the International Energy Conservation Code (IECC).