Daylighting

Title Abstract Publication Date
A Case Study of Daylighting: How Four Different Strategies Were Evaluated at Andrew H. Wilson Elementary School. Illustrates how four different daylighting strategies were evaluated and implemented in the restoration of Andrew H. Wilson Elementary School, which was significantly damaged in 2005 by Hurricane... 12/31/2008
A Different View. Lists the benefits of daylighting schools, considerations for where and how to do it, and ways to control glare. 01/31/2004
A New Daylighting Strategy for a Middle School in North Carolina. Investigates the findings of daylighting studies being conducted at the Northern Guilford Middle School in Greensboro, North Carolina. This daylighting design at this school utilizes a unique curved... 12/31/2006
A Review of the Development of Daylighting in Schools This paper reviews the progress of daylighting in school buildings. It examines the publications that discuss daylighting design for school buildings in early 1874. It also traces the developments of... 05/31/2003
Acoustics and Daylighting Clean, quiet, safe, comfortable and healthy environments are an important component of successful teaching and learning. 04/30/2012
Acoustics, Daylighting and IAQ. Advises on insulating school buildings against intrusive external and internal noise, daylighting, and HVAC system selection for maximum indoor air quality. A new Teaneck, New Jersey, school is... 01/31/2010
Advanced Lighting Guidelines Authoritative all-in-one information resource covering energy-efficient lighting design, technologies, and applications for lighting designers, engineers, federal energy managers, contractors and... 12/31/2010
Advancing the Art & Science of Daylighting Design. Provides daylighting analysis advice using a combination of software programs that predict natural illumination and annual energy usage. The analysis was used in the design of Clearview Elementary... 12/31/2001
An Investigation Into the Relationship Between Daylighting Quality and Quantity for School Buildings in Hong Kong (China) The objective of this thesis is to understand some of the relationships between quantity and quality of daylighting, and to develop a research protocol to evaluate daylighting quality in Hong Kong... 12/31/2002
Awareness of Daylighting on Student Learning in an Educational Facility. Examines how awareness of the interior architecture of a building, specifically daylighting, affects students academic performance. Extensive research has proven that the use of daylighting in a... 12/31/2009
Better Lighting for Healthier Students. This brief highlights the problem that poor or inappropriate lighting in schools can adversely affect children's health and their ability to learn. It discusses the benefits of using daylight or... 08/31/2001
Beyond the Bulb: A Case Study in School Daylighting. Advocates daylighting as a means to boost student performance while lowering energy costs. Also cited are statistics on energy consumed by electrical lighting and government programs that promote... 12/31/2002
BIM and Sustainable Design: Understanding your Design Decisions. A Case Study of American Canyon High School. Discusses how the use of Building Information Modeling (BIM) helped the design firm achieve sustainable features such as placement and daylighting when creating this school. 12/31/2008
BIM School, Green School. Profiles the design and construction of California's American Canyon High School. The 260,000 square foot campus houses four smaller learning communities of 500-550 students, is CHPS verified,... 05/31/2009
Bring It In. Identifies six principles to follow when developing a school daylighting design. These principles involve building orientation, windows, assessment of tasks to be performed in particular areas, and... 03/31/2006
By The Light of Day - New School Design. Shows involvement at both local and state level in green, energy-saving school design, resulting in significant cost-savings for Douglas County School District, Colorado. Complementing the use of... 07/15/2009
By the Light of Day. Profiles the successful daylighting of this Colorado school, creating an atmosphere that encourages learning and saves energy. 12/31/2009
Classroom Lighting Knowhow. This guide provides some advice on how to use photocell dimming in schools to save lighting energy without creating distraction to students. It also provides guidance on what types of luminaries to... 12/31/2001
Commissioning Lighting Control Systems for Daylighting Applications. Discusses commissioning activities during design, construction, and acceptance phases for daylighting that help ensure that the lighting control systems perform optimally. While the commissioning... 04/30/2003
Comparison of Daylighting Strategies for Schools. Describes the overall process and key factors considered by the author's firm during a recent whole-building analytical process to develop a new, more cost-effective daylighting strategy for... 12/31/2006
Considerations When Upgrading Renovating Window Systems. Advises on window selection for campus buildings, emphasizing energy efficiency, building orientation, appropriate window style, and glass selection. Acoustics, daylighting, thermal comfort, and... 10/31/2010
Core Strength: At a New Stanford Building, Atria Double-Major in Sustainability and Community. Profiles the atria in Stanford University?s Y2E2 building, which allow daylight to reach all the way to the basement. 07/31/2010
Day In, Day Out. Reviews architectural techniques and classroom organization that properly utilize daylight without glare, as well as complementary automated lighting controls that balance the available daylight and... 11/30/2006
Daylight Again. Describes the benefits of energy savings and improved student performance when schools are daylit. Decreased student absenteeism also results from increased school aid if that aid is linked to... 10/31/2003
Daylight Dividends Case Study: Smith Middle School, Chapel Hill, N.C. Reports on the design and electric lighting strategies implemented at this school, as well as the positive response of students and faculty to the daylit school, maintenance issues, data logging and... 12/31/2003

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