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Title: Developing integrated envelop and lighting systems for commercial buildings

Abstract

Integrated envelope and lighting systems achieve significant energy, peak demand, and cost savings over typical component-by-component design practice by leveraging the interactive energy balance between electric lighting energy use and cooling due to lighting and solar radiation. We discuss how these savings can be achieved using conventional glazing and lighting components by taking an integrated systems design approach. We describe integrated dynamic envelope and lighting systems, currently under development, that actively achieve this energy balance through the use of intelligent control systems. We show how prototypical daylighting systems can be used to increase the efficacy and distribution of daylight throughout the space for the same or less glazing area as a typical window, while achieving greater energy savings with increased visual comfort. Energy performance simulations and field tests conducted to date illustrate significant energy savings, peak demand reductions, and potential practical implementation of these proposed systems.

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Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Lawrence Berkeley Lab., CA (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE, Washington, DC (United States); California Inst. for Energy Efficiency, Berkeley, CA (United States)
OSTI Identifier:
10166918
Report Number(s):
LBL-35412; CONF-9406134-3
ON: DE94014964; IN: DA-313
DOE Contract Number:  
AC03-76SF00098
Resource Type:
Conference
Resource Relation:
Conference: SOLAR `94: American Solar Energy Society conference,San Jose, CA (United States),25-30 Jun 1994; Other Information: PBD: Mar 1994
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
32 ENERGY CONSERVATION, CONSUMPTION, AND UTILIZATION; LIGHTING SYSTEMS; DESIGN; COMMERCIAL BUILDINGS; DOUBLE ENVELOPE BUILDINGS; ENERGY CONSERVATION; GLAZING; DAYLIGHTING; 320107; BUILDING SYSTEMS

Citation Formats

Lee, E.S., Selkowitz, S.E., Rubinstein, F.M., Klems, J.H., Beltran, L.O., DiBartolomeo, D.L., and Sullivan, R. Developing integrated envelop and lighting systems for commercial buildings. United States: N. p., 1994. Web.
Lee, E.S., Selkowitz, S.E., Rubinstein, F.M., Klems, J.H., Beltran, L.O., DiBartolomeo, D.L., & Sullivan, R. Developing integrated envelop and lighting systems for commercial buildings. United States.
Lee, E.S., Selkowitz, S.E., Rubinstein, F.M., Klems, J.H., Beltran, L.O., DiBartolomeo, D.L., and Sullivan, R. Tue . "Developing integrated envelop and lighting systems for commercial buildings". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/10166918.
@article{osti_10166918,
title = {Developing integrated envelop and lighting systems for commercial buildings},
author = {Lee, E.S. and Selkowitz, S.E. and Rubinstein, F.M. and Klems, J.H. and Beltran, L.O. and DiBartolomeo, D.L. and Sullivan, R.},
abstractNote = {Integrated envelope and lighting systems achieve significant energy, peak demand, and cost savings over typical component-by-component design practice by leveraging the interactive energy balance between electric lighting energy use and cooling due to lighting and solar radiation. We discuss how these savings can be achieved using conventional glazing and lighting components by taking an integrated systems design approach. We describe integrated dynamic envelope and lighting systems, currently under development, that actively achieve this energy balance through the use of intelligent control systems. We show how prototypical daylighting systems can be used to increase the efficacy and distribution of daylight throughout the space for the same or less glazing area as a typical window, while achieving greater energy savings with increased visual comfort. Energy performance simulations and field tests conducted to date illustrate significant energy savings, peak demand reductions, and potential practical implementation of these proposed systems.},
doi = {},
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place = {United States},
year = {1994},
month = {3}
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