09/28/2009

Principles and Impacts of Daylighting

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Daylighting is a moving target, one that shifts from moment to moment, morning to evening, and season to season. Its allure lies in its complexity, which makes it challenging to implement for professionals charged with the delivery of a homogeneous environment, principally defined by ASHRAE Standard 55.

But if your organization is serious about the triple bottom line, daylighting provides powerful incentives to strive for more.

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September 28, 2009
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