Credit Category: Energy & Atmosphere (EA)
LEED Credit: Optimize Energy Performance
LEED Points: Possible 18 points
Applicable Requirement: Whole Building Energy Simulation (Option 1) or Prescriptive Compliance: ASHRAE Advanced Energy Design Guide (Option 2)
Vitro Glass offers products, documents and online tools that enable architects and specifiers to model glass-related variables such as visible light transmittance (VLT), solar heat gain coefficient (SHGC), insulation values (U-Value), window-to-wall ratios, glazing characteristics, shading and window operability. Printed and online performance data are available as input for energy modeling programs and software to help buildings achieve LEED certification.