Proficiency Level 1: Remember
Define key terms including u-factor, NFRC label, SHGC, VT, air leakage, and LSG.
Describe different window operation methods and be prepared to comment on air leakage implications.
Proficiency Level 2: Understand
Describe types of window frames and glazing including low-e, tinting, and reflective coatings
Describe ways that sunlight transmittance is measured and rated.
Proficiency Level 3: Apply
Sketch the primary components of a window and describe the role that each plays (frame, panes, sill, etc.).
List the most important window installation steps
Proficiency Level 4: Analyze
Classify window performance for specific regions using information from the NFRC label.
Explain the importance of u-factors in predicting window performance.
Proficiency Level 5: Evaluate
Select the best window system for specific orientations and geography.