Optimal integration of daylighting and electric lighting systems using non-imaging optics - art. no. 667004

Electric lighting is responsible for a significant fraction of electricity consumption within non-residential buildings. Making daylight more available in office and commercial buildings can lead as a consequence to important electricity savings, as well as to the improvement of occupants' visual performance and wellbeing. Over the last decades, daylighting technologies have been developed for that purpose, some of them having proven to be highly efficient such as anidolic daylighting systems. Based on non-imaging optics these optical devices were designed to achieve an efficient collection and redistribution of daylight within deep office rooms. However in order to benefit from the substantial daylight provision obtained through these systems and convert it into effective electricity savings, novel electric lighting strategies are required.


Published in:
Nonimaging Optics And Efficient Illumination Systems Iv, 6670, 67004-67004
Presented at:
Conference on Nonimaging Optics and Efficient Illumination Systems IV, San Diego, CA, Aug 26-27, 2007
Year:
2007
Publisher:
Spie-Int Soc Optical Engineering, Po Box 10, Bellingham, Wa 98227-0010 Usa
ISBN:
978-0-8194-6818-5
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