This 1 hour course for architects, planners, interior designers, engineers, specifiers, contractors, facility managers, building owners, property managers, developers, and health care industry building professionals provides an overview of automated solar shadingtechnology. This course includes discussions on the components, applications, features and benefits of these systems, as well as the impact they have on LEEDr certification. No prerequisite knowledge required to take this course. Once finished, the reader shouldbe able to list the benefits derived from natural daylight, explain the concept of solar heat gain, summarize how automated solar shading systems provide energy savings, discuss the green/sustainable benefits of using automated solar shading on the exterior of a building, and state the impact that automated solar shading controls have on LEED certification. A ten questions quiz follows the course.