Event Food For Thought - 1 LU/HSW

May 13, 2014 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm

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Austin Center for Architecture
801 W. 12th Street
78701 Austin , TX
Phone: 512.452.4332


 Join us
for a Food For Thought Presentation
from Texas Sun & Shade

Energy Efficiency and Sustainable Design with Solar Protection Fabrics

Come learn about energy efficiency and sustainable design with Texas Sun and Shade! Join Mermet for the one hour CE course on May 13th. Learn about interior roller shade & solar shade options including:

  • Roller shade fabric variety: products for every project
  • How to select a roller shade fabric to enhance or protect your indoor environment
  • Roller shade specification details
  • Roller shades for residential and commercial applications

Lunch will be served! Free roller shade specification manual ($50 value) for your product library! Contains solar screen, privacy, and room darkening fabric samples along with specification details and diagrams.

Learning Objectives

  • Acknowledge the growth and evolving trends of the green economy, sustainable building projects and the role of solar protection fabrics in sustainable building design
  • Understand how solar radiation affects buildings, human health and daily life
  • Interpret solar performance data of solar shade fabrics and know how to utilize it when selecting and specifying a solar shade fabric
  • Understand how solar shades can reduce energy load and improve indoor environmental quality conditions such as air, thermal and visual comfort
  • Define the differences between common and high performance solar shade fabrics from sustainable design and indoor environmental quality perspectives


$5 for Members (click here)
$20 for Non-Members (click here)

Also eligible for GBCI and IDCEC credit.