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Daylight Metrics: The What, How, and Why Should I Care

October 8, 2015 9:00 - 10:30 AM
  • Where: 31 Chambers Street, Suite 609 New York, NY 10007
  • Hosted by: Building Energy Exchange, MechoSystems
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Understanding the metrics of daylight performance is crucial to the design and operation of any lighting system that hopes to integrate daylight. Last year, the Illuminating Engineering Society approved a method to calculate a new set of climate-based daylight metrics to evaluate daylit spaces: Daylight Spatial Autonomy. This method has been adopted by LEED v4.0 and utilized by other consensus-based codes and standards that promote better daylit spaces.   This metric, based on research and occupant expert assessments for real spaces, provide designers a tool to more effectively describe, evaluate, and improve the performance of their daylighting designs.   SPEAKERS Mudit Saxena, Principal, Vistar Energy Consulting Jack Bailey, Partner, ONELUXStudio

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