Learn Over Lunch: Automating Shades and Window Coverings

Learn Over Lunch: Automating Shades and Window Coverings


Wednesday, May 22, 2019
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm


Atlanta Fulton Public Library – Peachtree Branch
1315 Peachtree Street
Atlanta, GA 30309


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Requirements and Solutions for Automating Shades and Window Coverings



HunterDouglas Architectural


The automation of solar control solutions is one of the fastest growing and dynamic segments of the industry. This course is designed to help you understand shading automation, identify the different systems, and specify these systems based on your projects’ given objectives.

Learning objectives

  1. Understand shading-automation objectives to optimize performance for various types of shading applications and site locations.
  2. Be able to discuss shading automation objectives so all building users – including those who require ADA accommodation – will be safe and comfortable.
  3. Identify elements of automated shading systems, and discuss tradeoffs among three main system designs for a range of structure types.
  4. Create a basic automation specification that meets a number of the identified objectives.