Daylighting in Architecture

Daylighting in Architecture

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Typically one third of the energy used in many buildings may be consumed by electric lighting. Good daylighting design can reduce electricity consumption for lighting and improve standards of visual comfort, health and amenity for the occupants.As the only comprehensive text on the subject written in the last decade, the book will be welcomed by all architects and building services engineers interested in good daylighting design. The book is based on the work of 25 experts from all parts of Europe who have collected, evaluated and developed the material under the auspices of the European Commission's Solar Energy and Energy Conservation RaD Programmes.Thetypes of systemsare determinedby building specifications, by the activity to be carried out, andthe degreeof comfort required. ... The diffusersare Carrier type 37AG, with air flow modulation. dimming system described The For continuouslight regulation, the Philips aboveis ... (6) ASHRAE, Handbook: Systems, American Society of Heating Refrigerating and Air Conditioning Engineering, New York, 1980.

Title:Daylighting in Architecture
Author:Nick V. Baker, A. Fanchiotti, K. Steemers
Publisher:Routledge - 2013-11-05


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