Presentation Title: Vacuum Insulating Glass (VIG) Benefits and Advantages in a Sustainable World
When: Tuesday, November 14 @ 11:30 (social time) followed by lunch and presentation
Where: Winston Golf Club, 2502 6 St. NE, Calgary, AB
Learn how vacuum insulating glass (VIG) units are different from typical architectural insulating glass units (IGUs) and how VIG technologies can meet a vast range of needs, from energy savings and occupant comfort to acoustic improvement.
The presentation can be self-reported for AAA credit and is approved by AIA for 1 CEU of HSW as VITAIACES05.
Identify how the components of vacuum insulating glass (VIG) are different from a typical architectural insulating glass unit and what the benefits are.
Describe the enhanced performance of VIGs and how they can contribute to lowering building energy costs, reducing noise and creating a sustainable built environment.
Recognize how VIGs can positively contribute to the reduction of operational carbon.
Presented by Bryce Given, Architectural Manager serving Western Canada and the Pacific Northwest US, for Vitro Architectural Glass. Bryces role with Vitro is to help architects, glaziers, specifiers, and glass fabricators save time during glass selection and during the tender process by understanding a projects typology, volume, energy performance and aesthetic goals.