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Daylighting 101 Part 1

GBCI: 0920014978

In a world newly concerned about carbon emissions, global warming, and sustainable design, the planned use of natural light in buildings has become an important strategy to improve energy efficiency by minimizing lighting, heating, and cooling loads. The introduction of innovative, advanced daylighting strategies and systems can considerably reduce a building’s electricity consumption and also significantly improve the quality of light in an indoor environment.
Eligible for .5 CE HOURS.
  • .5 CE

Rating system: v4

Published on: November 22, 2017

Average: 3.6 (36 votes)


Join us as we discuss various aspects of daylighting, including its application in LEED projects, how to analyze daylighting levels, and strategies to consider to increase daylighting throughout a building project.


  1. Understand Daylighting Basics
  2. Learn the History of Daylighting
  3. Identify Daylighting Strategies
  4. Analyze Daylighting Analysis Methods
  5. Explore a Daylighting Case Study
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Green Building Research Institute (GBRI)
New York, NY
United States


Sarah Spencer

Senior Research and Development Associate
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