Window Design for Sustainable Buildings : ABS

Day 2, Session Block D

08:30 Window Design for Sustainable Buildings

Chair: Urs Uehlinger, Bern University of Applied Sciences, Switzerland

Impact of window design on building energy consumption
  • Effective passive design parameters
  • Evaluation of building energy consumption
  • Form, geometry, and orientation of windows

Reza Foroughi, Penn State University, USA

Noise management through automated window systems
  • Noise level of transportation hubs
  • Sound-insulated automated windows
  • Noise Abatement Ordinance (NAO)

Urs Buehlmann, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, USA

Reinforced, insulated glazing for large windows
  • Glazing the building skin
  • Window surface and structure

Maurice Brunner, Bern University of Applied Sciences, Switzerland

Replacing setting blocks for glazing windows with liquid filler
  • Setting blocks of wooden window frames
  • Liquid filler vs setting blocks

Andreas Masuch, Bern University of Applied Sciences, Switzerland

Thermal properties of access systems in field trials
  • Modern doors and windows in building skins
  • Thermally efficient locks
  • Electronic components and condensation

Urs Uehlinger, Bern University of Applied Sciences, Switzerland

Standard for testing access control systems
  • Modern access control systems in doors and windows
  • Standards for testing access control systems

Wolfgang Rädle, Bern University of Applied Sciences, Switzerland

10:00 Coffee Break