Daylighting Performance and Design, 2nd Edition / Edition 2by Gregg D. Ander
Pub. Date: 05/23/2003
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,
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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Table of Contents
Foreword to the Second Edition.
1. FUNDAMENTALS OF DAYLIGHTING.
2. OCCUPANT PRODUCTIVITY AND PERFORMANCE.
Mechanics of Sight.
Colors and Other Vision Factors.
Adequate Lighting and Health.
Light, Workplace Productivity, and Cost Effectiveness.
Heschong Mahone Study.
3. GLAZING PROPERTIES.
Specifying Windows and Glazing.
Gas Fills and Vacuums.
Directionally Selective Materials.
Human Comfort Considerations.
4. INTEGRATION WITH ELECTRIC LIGHTING.
Integration with the EMS.
Integrating the EMS and Lighting Controls.
5. DAYLIGHTING DESIGN TOOLS.
5.1 Hand Calculation Methods.
Worksheet 1: Trial Design Worksheet.
Worksheet 2: Skylight Area Worksheet.
Worksheet 3: Trial Layout Worksheets.
Worksheet 4: Lighting Savings Worksheet.
Worksheet 5: Coooling Calculation Worksheet.
5.2 Computer Programs.
5.3 Daylighting Design Tool Survey.
5.4 Physical Modeling.
6. CASE STUDIES.
Appendix A. Daylighting Feasibility Worksheets and Data.
Appendix B. Standard Commissioning Procedure for Daylighting Controls.
Appendix C. Weather Data.
Appendix D. Glazing Material Properties.
Appendix E. Alternative to Light Savings Graphs.
Appendix F. Daylight Parametrics.
Appendix G. Postoccupancy Visual Comfort Evaluation Form.
Appendix H. Daylighting Design Web Resources.
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