Daylighting Performance and Design. 2nd Edition

  • ID: 2211779
  • Book
  • 336 Pages
  • John Wiley and Sons Ltd
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The hands–on daylighting resource to solve a variety of design issues

From evaluation to implementation, Daylighting Performance and Design is a veritable catalog of daylighting strategies, building materials, and methods of construction. This Second Edition offers up–to–date case studies, the latest glazing techniques, new discussions on productivity and human performance, and valuable knowledge on the impact of daylighting on interior spaces. With hands–on guidance, step–by–step instructions, and concise information, this resource stands alone in the field of architectural design.

Real–world execution of design concepts are illustrated by a wide range of case studies that include such structures as:

United Gulf Bank

Newport Coast Elementary School

Nike European Headquarters

Remo Headquarters

Success Center

Unlike other books that get bogged down in overly complex detail and laborious language, Daylighting Performance and Design is a highly visual resource with clear information and straight–to–the–solution examples. From saving energy and money to increasing productivity in schools and offices, all aspects of the latest advances in theory, calculations, and execution techniques are available here. Busy professionals can find explanations at a glance with more than 175 striking illustrations and many visual examples.

Complete with extensive appendices featuring invaluable data, worksheets, and forms, Daylighting Performance and Design, Second Edition is an essential volume for everyone interested in architectural design that is sensitive to the environment.

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Foreword to the Second Edition.

Preface.

1. FUNDAMENTALS OF DAYLIGHTING.

Design Issues.

Design Variables.

Design Strategies.

Design Elements.

Design Options.

2. OCCUPANT PRODUCTIVITY AND PERFORMANCE.

Mechanics of Sight.

Vision.

Colors and Other Vision Factors.

Adequate Lighting and Health.

Light, Workplace Productivity, and Cost Effectiveness.

Daylighting Studies.

Heschong Mahone Study.

3. GLAZING PROPERTIES.

Specifying Windows and Glazing.

Coatings.

Plastic Glazings.

Gas Fills and Vacuums.

Directionally Selective Materials.

Dynamic Glazing.

Human Comfort Considerations.

4. INTEGRATION WITH ELECTRIC LIGHTING.

Switching Controls.

Stepped Controls.

Dimming Controls.

Selection Considerations.

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.

Retail.

Office Buildings.

Industrial.

Institutional.

TECHNICAL APPENDICES.

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.

Glossary.

Annotated Bibliography.

Index.

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“…useful and easy to follow…informative and well thought out…”(Building Engineer, November 2003)
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