Daylighting Performance and Design

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John Wiley & Sons, May 30, 2003 - Architecture - 336 pages
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.
 

Contents

FUNDAMENTALS OF DAYLIGHTING
1
OCCUPANT PRODUCTIVITY
23
GLAZING PROPERTIES
33
INTEGRATION WITH ELECTRIC LIGHTING
43
DAYLIGHTING DESIGN TOOLS
49
1 Trial Design Worksheet
56
CASE STUDIES
93
Office Buildings
102
Appendix B Standard Commissioning Procedure for Daylighting
211
Weather Data
219
Glazing Material Properties
225
Appendix F Daylight Parametrics
237
Appendix G Postoccupancy Visual Comfort Evaluation Form
267
Glossary
277
Annotated Bibliography
283
Index
293

Industrial
148
Institutional
155

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About the author (2003)

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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