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Daylighting Performance and Design, 2nd Edition

ISBN: 978-0-471-26299-2
336 pages
May 2003
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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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Table of Contents

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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Author Information

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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The Wiley Advantage

  • Over 40% new or revised materials, including twelve new case studies that illustrate the concepts presented throughout the book
  • Covers significant advances in lighting and daylighting technology that are increasingly important throughout the US as energy becomes more expensive and less abundant
  • Over 200 high-quality illustrations that offer visual examples of concepts and approaches
  • Includes examples, case studies, theory, and calculations
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Reviews

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