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Title: Direct Use of Solar Energy for Lighting-Results of the Hybrid Solar Lighting Field Trial Program

Abstract

Today, lighting in United States residential and commercial buildings consumes close to 5 quadrillion BTUs of primary energy and one-fifth of all electricity. In commercial buildings, one-quarter of all energy demand is for lighting. With a forecasted doubling of commercial floor space by the year 2020 comes an urgent and growing need to find more efficient ways of lighting our nation's buildings. Hybrid Solar Lighting (HSL) is a technology that can do just that by collecting sunlight and distributing it via optical fibers, into the interior of a building. A nation-wide field trial program is currently under way to provide system performance data and user-feedback essential for successful commercialization of HSL. This paper will describe several locations of the HSL system and their intended use as well as some energy savings data.

Authors:
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  1. ORNL
Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Oak Ridge National Lab. (ORNL), Oak Ridge, TN (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE)
OSTI Identifier:
990682
DOE Contract Number:  
DE-AC05-00OR22725
Resource Type:
Conference
Resource Relation:
Conference: SOLAR 2007 Conference Proceedings, Cleveland, OH, USA, 20070707, 20070712
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
32 ENERGY CONSERVATION, CONSUMPTION, AND UTILIZATION; 14 SOLAR ENERGY; COMMERCIAL BUILDINGS; COMMERCIALIZATION; ELECTRICITY; ENERGY DEMAND; FLOORS; OPTICAL FIBERS; PERFORMANCE; SOLAR ENERGY; LIGHTING SYSTEMS

Citation Formats

Lapsa, Melissa Voss, Beshears, David L, Maxey, L Curt, and Ward, Christina D. Direct Use of Solar Energy for Lighting-Results of the Hybrid Solar Lighting Field Trial Program. United States: N. p., 2007. Web.
Lapsa, Melissa Voss, Beshears, David L, Maxey, L Curt, & Ward, Christina D. Direct Use of Solar Energy for Lighting-Results of the Hybrid Solar Lighting Field Trial Program. United States.
Lapsa, Melissa Voss, Beshears, David L, Maxey, L Curt, and Ward, Christina D. Mon . "Direct Use of Solar Energy for Lighting-Results of the Hybrid Solar Lighting Field Trial Program". United States. doi:.
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title = {Direct Use of Solar Energy for Lighting-Results of the Hybrid Solar Lighting Field Trial Program},
author = {Lapsa, Melissa Voss and Beshears, David L and Maxey, L Curt and Ward, Christina D},
abstractNote = {Today, lighting in United States residential and commercial buildings consumes close to 5 quadrillion BTUs of primary energy and one-fifth of all electricity. In commercial buildings, one-quarter of all energy demand is for lighting. With a forecasted doubling of commercial floor space by the year 2020 comes an urgent and growing need to find more efficient ways of lighting our nation's buildings. Hybrid Solar Lighting (HSL) is a technology that can do just that by collecting sunlight and distributing it via optical fibers, into the interior of a building. A nation-wide field trial program is currently under way to provide system performance data and user-feedback essential for successful commercialization of HSL. This paper will describe several locations of the HSL system and their intended use as well as some energy savings data.},
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place = {United States},
year = {Mon Jan 01 00:00:00 EST 2007},
month = {Mon Jan 01 00:00:00 EST 2007}
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