Daylighting

Title Abstract Publication Date
Daylight Dividends. Presents a case study of the new R.D. & Euzell P. Smith Middle School in Chapel Hill, North, where daylighting has reduced lighting energy use by 64%, added to the comfort of the occupants, and... 12/31/2003
Daylight Harvesting Made Simple. Explains how researchers at the California Lighting Technology Center at the University of California at Davis developed a new approach called the Simplified Daylight Harvesting system that is easy... 12/31/2007
Daylight in Buildings: A Source Book on Daylighting Systems and Components. This source book gives a comprehensive overview of innovative daylighting systems, the performance parameters by which they are judged, and an evaluation of their energy savings potential and user... 06/30/2000
Daylight Makes a Difference: Daylight in the Classroom Can Boost Standardized Test Scores and Learning. [Audiotape]. An audiotape presents study analysis of the effect of daylighting on student performance. Results from test scores of more than 21,000 student records along with other data sets from three school... 05/02/2000
Daylight Resource Data for Illuminating Building Interiors in North Carolina. Examines a year's worth of solar data collected in North Carolina, with an intent of helping to select a basic daylighting strategy and system, as well as to determine the proper orientation,... 12/31/1991
Daylight Savings. Discusses energy recovery and savings techniques involving lighting, HVAC, and site planning. 03/31/2004
Daylight, View, and School and Office Work Performance. Summarizes results of studies revealing that students in daylit classrooms had statistically significant improvement in math and reading performance. 12/31/2008
Daylighting This article explains the benefits of daylighting and full spectrum lighting in classrooms as pertains to the health of students. It presents case studies that have been conducted in North Carolina... 01/01/2016
Daylighting 101. This presents an overview of the basics of daylighting design. The following issues are discussed: 1)diffuse daylight; 2) building shape and orientation; 3) windows and skylights; 4) daylighting... 12/31/2001
Daylighting Analysis of A Classroom Space Using BIM Geometry And Next Generation Metrics. Documents and outlines a part of the process used in the daylighting performance analysis of a typical classroom design for a proposed K-12 school in Greensburg, KS. A computer simulation program was... 12/31/2008
Daylighting and LEED for Schools. Reviews opportunities for LEED certification for schools, with particular attention to points that can be earned through thoughtful window selection. These come in the LEED categories of Energy and... 08/31/2008
Daylighting and Visual Performance: Evaluation of Classroom Design Issues in the UAE. Focuses on analysis of visual performance and quality issues in classrooms located in the United Arab Emirates (UAE). The methodology depended on data collection and analysis of design information... 12/31/2009
Daylighting Classroom Buildings. Addresses the benefits of daylit schools; spaces considered in the classroom building; and daylighting materials, units, measures, and strategy. The guidelines cover building massing and orientation... 12/31/1990
Daylighting Collaborative The Daylighting Collaborative is a program started by utilities and the State of Wisconsin to incorporate daylighting into mainstream design and construction. The Collaborative brings together...
Daylighting Design in Libraries. The use of natural light in libraries, or daylighting, has traditionally been a desirable building feature and a hallmark of good library design. This discusses daylight basics, as well as general... 12/31/2004
Daylighting for Sustainable Design. Offers practical design strategies that create a brighter, greener architecture by weaving together environmental, architectonic, and humanistic factors. Sensitive land-use, energy conservation, the... 12/31/1998
Daylighting Goes Tubular. Discusses the design and function of tubular daylighting devices, detailing their design and specification; how they capture, transfer, modulate, and distribute sunlight; and the benefit the offer to... 03/31/2008
Daylighting Gymnasiums. Sky's the Limit. Discusses daylighting of gymnasiums, including the placement, number, and design of clerestories and windows, glare reduction, types of glazing, and accompanying automated lighting sytems. 11/30/2005
Daylighting Impacts on Human Performance in School. Presents the findings of a study conducted at three elementary schools in California, Washington, and Colorado, indicating that daylighting improved student performance. The study used standardized... 06/30/2002
Daylighting in Cambridge Libraries: Shifting Focus over Time. Explores the various transformations of Cambridge libraries over the ages focusing mainly on the changing role of daylighting in library design. The libraries have been categorized chronologically... 12/31/2000
Daylighting in Classrooms. Describes how one elementary school was designed to be a flexible, innovative campus that connects learning and the learning environment. The celebration of nature is carried out in many ways within... 06/30/2003
Daylighting in Schools for the Future. Discusses daylinghting in schools, including a brief history of daylight in schools, explaining its political/critical strategies and the natural tendency for people to turn towards the source of... 12/31/1997
Daylighting in Schools Reduces Costs, Improves Student Performance. Case study of three recently constructed schools in North Carolina that take advantage of daylighting's ability to provide high quality light and reduce operating costs. One elementary school... 12/31/2002
Daylighting in Schools, Grades K-12. Discusses benefits of daylighting in K-12 schools, describes architectural features used to help daylight interior spaces, and advises on appropriate lighting controls for different types of school... 11/30/2005
Daylighting in Schools. An Investigation into the Relationship between Daylighting and Human Performance. This study examines the effects of daylighting on human performance, focusing on skylighting as a way to isolate daylight as an illumination source and to separate illumination effects from other... 07/20/1999

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