Daylight Performance of Buildings by Marc Fontoynont

By Marc Fontoynont

As a part of sunlight Europe, the daylighting behaviour of 60 constructions used to be saw and measured in the course of a 3 yr interval. structures of many differing types, sizes and a long time have been incorporated - from workplaces to museums, libraries, church buildings, homes, airports and factories; from Classical constructions to trendy buildings, and from a small unmarried room to an workplace of over 100,000 sq. meters.

The result of the examine of every construction are offered, commonly illustrated in color, with the weird positive aspects and major classes highlighted. The ebook additionally contains information of the tracking approaches, the result of and comparisons with simulations, the result of post-occupancy assessment, and a precis of the foremost findings.

These convey the intense power of daylighting recommendations to enhance amenity and effort functionality for the good thing about the occupants and development managers. additionally they exhibit how frequently possibilities are overlooked, and the frequency of difficulties of overheating or glare. notably, they show the sweetness, attractiveness and scope of sunlight design.

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