Licensed Architect - Summer 2017 - 20

Continuing Education
Association of
Understanding
Window, Door
Licensed Architects
Continuing Education
and Skylight
Standards and Certification Quiz
1. Which of the following are advantages of
5. Which organization is responsible for the
8. Which of the following is an INCORRECT
certification for widows doors and lights:
development of standards and certification
statement about the Solar Heat Gain
the energy
performance
of windows,
Coefficient (SHGC) rating?
a. Product producers rate products to
byfor
Celeste
Allen
Novak, AIA,
LEED AP
doors and skylights?
the same standard.
a. Heat gained through fenestration
Objectives:
b. Product labels demonstrate ratings
a. Learning
Window and Door
Manufacturers
products by direct or indirect solar
3. Define the benefits of providingradiation
greater access to daylight, fresh air
1. Identify
thecompliance.
problems with heat loss and heat gain Association
through
for code
(WDMA)
and
occupant
comfort
by
designing
a high-performance
large
openings
and
the
solutions
provided
by
thermally
c. Product manufactures are subject
b. International Code Council
b. The higher
the number thebuilding.
higher
broken
products.
to third
party testing and plant
Evaluation Services
(ICC-ES)
the
solar
heat
gain
4. Discuss the triple bottom line of purchasing
thermally
inspections
of products and
the
c. National
Ratingproducts
Council and the c.return
The on
lower
the number
better
2. Describe
the components
of thermally
broken products
thatFenestration
broken
investment
forthe
large
highcontribute
to quality
energycontrol
efficiency.
associated
systems.
(NFRC)
performance openings. d. The rating is referred to as the SHGC
d. All of the above.
d. American Society of Testing and
9. What is the best way to specify product
3. Some
of the advantages
of selecting
6.
A high performance window should
Program
Title:American Fenestration
ratings?
2. The North
Materials
(ASTM)
all of the components of a large
have a U-factor of:
Standard
for
Fenestration
Performance,
6.
Which
of
the
following
performance
a. By the products test pressure stated
Panoramic Glass Door Systems
window and door opening from one
a. 1.0 or lower
also known
as
(NAFS)
or
"AAMA/WDMA/
attributes
are
certified
as
part
of
the
pounds
per square foot
in Green Buildings
manufacturer include:
b.in0.50
or lower
CSA 101/IS.2/A440," is referenced in model
energy
performance
of windows doors and
b.c. By
the or
products
0.40
lower design pressure
a.
Structural
stability
ALA/AIA/CEP Credit: This article qualifies
building codes?
skylights
requirements
model building
c.d.By
the or
visible
light transmission
0.30
lower
b. Superior
energyofefficiency
for 1.0 LU/HSW of State Required Learning
codes?
a.
True
d.
By
the
NAFS
short
form specification
c.
Ease
of
installation
Units and may qualify for other LU require7.
u-channel
options
b. (Valid
False through June 2017)
a. All
Temperature
driven heat transfer
10. Recessed
Which organization
is atrack
signatory
to the
d.
of the above.
ments.
for
folding
doors
and
operable
door
International
Accreditation
Forum
for
the
3.
NAFS
is
NOT
the
standard
for:
(U-factor)
Instructions:
systems provide ADA compliance.
accreditation
of
testing
laboratories
and
a.
Structural
performance
of
b.
Solar
Heat
Gain
Coefficient
(SHGC)
4. Comparing window and door large
* Read the article using the learning
a. True
b. False
certification agencies?
fenestration
products
c. Visualsystems
light Transmittance
(VT)
opening
requires a true
objectives
provided.
life-cycle
b. Energy
performance of fenestration
d. a. & b.analysis that includes not
a. The of
Window
Door Manufactures
* Answer
the questions.
8. Which
these&measures
how well a
* Fill in products
your contact information.
initialenvironment
material costs,
butto
the
7. just
Whatthe
building
is used
Association
(WDMA)
window
insulates?
* Sign
certification.
added abenefits
continued energy
AL Nationalb.
VT
generate
U-factorof
rating?
c. the
Water
penetration of fenestration
b.a. The
Fenestration
Rating
* Submit
questions with answers,
efficiency,
durability
and
ease of
c. Council
U-Factor
d. SHGC
products
a. Summer
night time
conditions
(NFRC)
contact information and payment to
maintenance.
d. by
Airmail
penetration
of receive
fenestration
b. Winter night time conditions
c. The American National Standards
ALA
or fax to
credit.
9. Which
property
True
b. False
products
c.a. Combination
of winter
night time
Institute
(ANSI)of aluminum makes
it the best choice for a large frame
QUIZ
QUESTIONS
4. Does
NAFS cover side-hinged entry
and summer night time conditions
opening?
5. "Solar
Heat
Gain
Coefficient" (SHGH),
1.doors?
What is heat transfer through frame
d. None
of the
above
a. Corrosion resistant
describes
how
well
windows
block
openings
a. Yes in glass walls called?
b. Strength to weight ratio
heat from the sun. Which of these is
a. Thermal Bridging
c. Recyclability
b. No
most
correct?
b. Thermal Break
d. Upcycling
c. Thermal Link
a. The higher the SHGH, the less solar
d. Thermal Bond
heat is transmitted
into theCredit:
building.This 10.
ALA/CEP
article
qualifies
for 1.0systems
LU in can
HSW
Large
glass opening
b. The higher the SHGH, the lower a
2. What is the component in frames that
provide
which
of
the
following
State Required Learning Unites and may qualify for
U-value of the of
glass.
provide resistance to heat flow?
benefits:
c.
The
lower
the
SHGH,
the requirements.
less solar
other LU
Valid
a. Thermal Bridge
a. through
Increased June
fresh 2019.
air
heat is transmitted into the building.
b. Thermal Break
b. Increased daylight
d. The lower the SHGH, the higher the
c. Thermal LInk
c. Increased occupancy
U-value of the glass.
d. Thermal Bond
d. All of the above

Panoramic Glass Door Systems in Green Buildings

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Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Licensed Architect - Summer 2017

President’s Message
ADA Advice Accessibility: Handrail Details for Stairways and Ramps
Continuing Education A Review of Window, Door and Skylight Standards and Certification
Buyer’s Guide
Feature Article The Necessary Accessory: Hardware
Continuing Education Providers/ ALA New Members
Insurance Design Professionals and Cyber Risk - Part 2
Second Chances for Buildings The New Roof is Still Leaking?
Feature Article What Do Clients Want? Amenities, style and function
Firm Management Tools for Small Firms: Time Management
Index of Advertisers
Licensed Architect - Summer 2017 - Intro
Licensed Architect - Summer 2017 - cover1
Licensed Architect - Summer 2017 - cover2
Licensed Architect - Summer 2017 - 3
Licensed Architect - Summer 2017 - 4
Licensed Architect - Summer 2017 - 5
Licensed Architect - Summer 2017 - President’s Message
Licensed Architect - Summer 2017 - 7
Licensed Architect - Summer 2017 - ADA Advice Accessibility: Handrail Details for Stairways and Ramps
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Licensed Architect - Summer 2017 - Continuing Education A Review of Window, Door and Skylight Standards and Certification
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Licensed Architect - Summer 2017 - Buyer’s Guide
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Licensed Architect - Summer 2017 - 24
Licensed Architect - Summer 2017 - Feature Article The Necessary Accessory: Hardware
Licensed Architect - Summer 2017 - Continuing Education Providers/ ALA New Members
Licensed Architect - Summer 2017 - Insurance Design Professionals and Cyber Risk - Part 2
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Licensed Architect - Summer 2017 - Second Chances for Buildings The New Roof is Still Leaking?
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Licensed Architect - Summer 2017 - Feature Article What Do Clients Want? Amenities, style and function
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Licensed Architect - Summer 2017 - Firm Management Tools for Small Firms: Time Management
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