Daylighting Performance and Design

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John Wiley & Sons, May 30, 2003 - Architecture - 336 pages
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Daylighting is the process of incorporating natural lighting into the design of buildings. The new edition of this concise resource makes theory, calculations, and execution crystal clear with straight-to-the-solution examples and uncluttered language. In a practical, applied approach, this book covers daylighting strategies, materials, and methods of construction, including significant advances in lighting and daylighting technology.
 

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Contents

FUNDAMENTALS OF DAYLIGHTING
1
Exterior Elements
10
OCCUPANT PRODUCTIVITY
23
GLAZING PROPERTIES
33
5
43
Skylight Calculations
54
1 Trial Design Worksheet
56
49
96
Technical Appendices
203
Base Case Building Description
239
Light Power Reduction Summary
247
Average Illuminance Summary
258
Appendix G Postoccupancy Visual Comfort Evaluation Form
267
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GREGG D. ANDER, FAIA, is the Chief Architect of Southern California Edison. During his career, he has authored more than seventy technical and design related articles, received numerous awards from the AIA, ASHRAE, and DOE, and acted as the executive producer of four Environmental Showcase television programs for NBC. He also teaches advanced environmental controls at the College of Architecture at California Polytechnic University at Pomona.

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