Grant Gable of Acuity Brands sheds some light on the conflicts surrounding optimization of daylight. Natural lighting proves to be healthier for productivity and morale, but thermal insulation is often a higher priority, resulting in more interior light sources. In this white paper, Gable demonstrates how incorporating lighting solutions that optimize daylight can be economical. When integrated with lighting control technology, the savings from reducing lighting costs more than compensated for thermal loss, even in a wide range of climates.
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