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Daylighting and the Engineer

Format On Demand: Online
Offered by Energy Center of Wisconsin
Price $29.00
Category Materials and resources

Natural daylight is better for people, does not require electric energy, and can actually reduce the first cost of an HVAC system.This presentation will use window-to-wall ratio, shading coefficient, ceiling design, lighting controls, and HVAC size savings to determine the effectiveness of daylighting strategies for a given architectural design.


  • List at least five reasons to incorporate daylighting strategies in commercial building design
  • Evaluate window-to-wall ratio, shading coefficient, ceiling design, and lighting controls
  • Determine which daylighting strategies will be effective for a particular structure
  • Calculate reduced HVAC size for a specific daylit building
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CE Hours 1.0
AIA/CES (LU) 1.0