Sizing analysis of interior lighting using tubular daylighting devices

Marco Beccali, Marina Bonomolo, Cristina Baglivo, Paolo Maria Congedo

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Daylight access and indoor thermal comfort are key issues for high design level of sustainable buildings. In fact, daylight provides energy savings and visual comfort condition that can foster higher productivity and performance. This paper proposes a case study of sizing of daylight devices for zenith light. It enables the decision-making process of the designer to reach high levels of daylight factor. The proposed method is shown with an example of application. For the case study, a room in south of Italy, 24 different solar tunnels configurations and 12 cases with different number of skylights have been evaluated.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)179-186
Number of pages8
JournalEnergy Procedia
Publication statusPublished - 2017

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Energy(all)

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