Technical Training Videos

Created by the BBSA, these short videos provide a simple and quick introduction to the science of solar shading.

How does the sun affect us?
This video explains how the sun affects buildings, including sun paths, the power of the sun, wavelengths and explains reflectance, absorbtance and transmission.
What is a U-value?
This video explains what a U-value is, how it is calculated and how blinds and shutters can improve U-values by providing extra insulation to windows and glazing.