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daylighting | Facility Executive - Creating Intelligent Buildings

With LEED Platinum in its sights, the new facility also resolves long-standing security and space needs, says GSA

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New U.S. Courthouse In Los Angeles In Operation

With LEED Platinum in its sights, the new facility also resolves long-standing security and space needs, says GSA

Daylight Harvesting Brightens The Day, And The Bottom Line

The payback of daylight harvesting is significant when leveraging skylights in conjunction with LED luminaires and lighting controls.

New Product Flash: Daylight Dimmer From Solatube

This addition to Solatube's SkyVault daylighting solution provides commercial facilities the option to dim natural lighting when desired.

FM Issue: Code Compliance For Reroofing

Projects at existing facilities require specific considerations to meet IECC 2012 requirements.

NEW PRODUCT FLASH: SkyVault Collector From Solatube

Part of the company's line of daylighting devices for high bay and high ceiling facilities, this product boosts performance.

Facility Retrofit: Delivering Daylighting

NEW COLUMN! In this new Facility Retrofit Column, find out how the Douglas County School District in Colorado brings in natural light to classrooms and common spaces.

NEW PRODUCT FLASH: SkyVault Series M74 DS from Solatube

Designed for high bay commercial facility applications, this tubular daylighting device features a 29" diameter opening.

NEW SERVICE SPOTLIGHT: Daylight Modeling from Kalwall

This online simulation tool enables facility managers to view the impact of proposed daylighting designs before construction, while also having the option of viewing "what if" alternatives.

New Metric Could Help Facility Managers Optimize Daylighting

The development of daylighting metrics has been the subject of considerable effort and debate, but no widely accepted metric has emerged to help recognize well-daylit buildings. Although simulation software exists to assist in daylight analysis, these programs are often overly complex and involve a high level of expertise. On the other hand, rule-of-thumb approaches that are often used to aid in the decision making process are based on overly simplified assumptions.

ANSI/ASHRAE/IESNA Standard 90.1 Up For Review

Public input to help shape the 2010 version of Standard 90.1 is being sought through 21 proposed addenda.

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