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Daylighting and Energy Optimization with Automated Shades

Format LIVE: Facilitator-led
Offered by MechoSystems Inc.



Phoenix, AZ 85016
United States
Category Indoor environmental quality

Shades up, lights down. The best daylight design begins early and integrates many aspects of building design. Integrated daylighting design is the key to whole building energy savings and a successful sustainable design. This session examines critical daylighting design techniques using automated shades and electric light optimization. Audience includes architects, lighting designers, developers, MEP's, project managers, building owners.


1. Describe the impact of automated shading and daylighting design strategies on sustainability and energy optimization.

2. Design automated shading systems to position the roller shades to optimize a building#s response to the sun.

3. Describe how automated shading systems can improve the performance of dimmable lighting, HVAC, and demand response.

4. Apply these sustainable design strategies associated with LEED credits.

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CE Hours 1.0
AIA/CES (LU) 1.0