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Daylighting Done Right | Path to Zero Energy Buildings:

Incorporating natural light into building design has become an increasingly popular strategy that is dramatically improving energy performance and occupant satisfaction. The use of new glazing and shading systems as well as other daylight-harvesting components and controls is reducing dependence on artificial lighting while helping connect occupants to the outside world. In fact, some sections of the 2012 International Green Construction Code require that many whole classes of buildings, such as offices and retail, be designed so that at least 25 percent of the regularly occupied square footage is in a daylighting zone with automatic controls. This new requirement is a step in the right direction for energy performance, but it also underscores the need for clear ground rules for best-practice daylighting design. Paula Melton's article, Doing Daylight RIght , in the April i...

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