June
15
EXPERIMENTAL STANDARDS IN SUSTAINABILITY TRANSITIONS: INSIGHTS FROM THE BUILDING SECTOR

Ph.D. Thesis by Dr. Lara Anne Hale, Doctoral School of Organisation and Management Studies, Copenhagen Business School

It is already challenging to make small changes to buildings – painting the window panels, upgrading the kitchen, or even (as many Copenhageners are familiar with) installing a shower. But there is a pressing need for more extensive change – we need to learn how to build again and build more sustainably. As part of the EU Marie Curie project “Innovation for Sustainability (I4S)”, my […]

June
06
A COMPREHENSIVE GUIDE TO DAYLIGHT, ENERGY AND INDOOR CLIMATE PERFORMANCE OF BUILDINGS

A good indoor climate with generous daylight levels and provision of fresh air from outside is the key to making homes, offices, kindergartens and schools healthy buildings to live and work in. Daylight, Energy and Indoor Climate Book is a gathering of essential knowledge on the effects of windows, and how they affect various aspects building and human performance.

“With the Daylight, Energy and Indoor Climate book (DEIC), we aim to share our insight and knowledge by providing specific advice and […]

June
05
APPLICABILITY OF CLIMATE-BASED DAYLIGHT MODELLING

Ph.D. Thesis by Dr. Eleonora Brembilla, Loughborough University

Climate-Based Daylight Modelling (CBDM) can be defined as the assessment of the luminous conditions within the built environment that makes use of representative climate data to recreate realistic sky luminance distributions, at hourly or sub-hourly consecutive steps, by means of physically accurate lighting simulation tools. CBDM made its appearance among other Building Performance Simulation disciplines relatively recently, marking a profound change from the previously established daylighting analyses, such as the Daylight Factor and Sun […]