Dayligthing Technology

June 13, 2017 |
SageGlass CEO Dr. Alan McLenaghan reviews how biophilic design and new technologies, such as dynamic... read more
Sun, sky brightness, and glow: Making the most of daylight [AIA course]

The Tidewater Joint-Use Library, Virginia Beach, Va., has an angled “daylight harvester” that runs its length to maximize available sunlight. Photo: Jeff Goldberg/ESTO, courtesy Carrier Johnson+Culture

May 30, 2017 | C.C. Sullivan, Contributing Editor

To some project teams, “daylighting” means using glass area to admit direct sunlight, period.

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Bigger, brighter daylighting in Byerly's supermarket
| April 13, 2015 | Solatube

More natural light was needed, but the project team wanted it to be diffused across large areas o...

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Section rendering courtesy SRG Partnership
December 29, 2014 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

The 40,000-sf library is equipped with four “cones of light,” spherical reflectors made from extr...

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May 20, 2014 | Arup

The book, co-authored by Arup's Russell Fortmeyer, illustrates the various ways architects, consu...

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March 26, 2014 | Callison

Hybrid ventilation, nighttime cooling, and fuel cell technology are among the dozens of sustainab...

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Rendering: Integrated Environmental Solutions (IES)
February 21, 2014 | Thulasi Narayan, LEED AP, Paladino and Company

This course, worth 1.0 AIA LU/HSW, explores how to increase project value through energy modeling...

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February 12, 2014 | BD+C Staff

The curved campus will consist of four different buildings, one exclusively for amenities like a...

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January 30, 2014 | BD+C Staff

A grand atrium, reaching some 30 stories, highlights the contemporary, bright-white design scheme...

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All images  Adrian Smith + Gordon Gill Architecture/photographs by Namgoong Sun
January 23, 2014 | Adrian Smith + Gordon Gill Architecture

The 50-story tower features a unique, angled building-integrated photovoltaic (BIPV) exterior des...

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December 10, 2013 | BD+C Staff

From a crowd-funded smart shovel to a why-didn’t-someone-do-this-sooner scheme for managing traff...

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As the first multifamily project certified net-zero by the International Living
November 08, 2013 | Julie S. Higginbotham, Senior Editor

The 10-unit zHome in Issaquah Highlands, Wash., is the nation’s first net-zero multifamily projec...

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The newly opened UCLA Outpatient Surgery and Medical Building consists of two wi
November 08, 2013 | Julie S. Higginbotham, Senior Editor

LEED for Healthcare debuted in spring 2011, and certifications are now beginning to roll in. They...

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The plan for the West Valley Campus of the College of the Desert, near Palm Spri
November 08, 2013 | Julie S. Higginbotham, Senior Editor

Architects are seeking affirmation that the complex array of programs, systems, and tools at thei...

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October 16, 2013 | C.C. Sullivan, Contributing Editor

Architects and fenestration experts are looking for windows and doors for their projects that emp...

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Fire-rated glass doubles, providing visibility
July 23, 2013 | Technical Glass Products

Design...

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July 03, 2013 | BD+C Staff

An overview of the 25 most popular continuing education courses on BDCuniversity.com. 

St. Joseph Patient Care Center, Orange, Calif. Photo: Tom Kessler
May 15, 2013 | PPG Glass Education Center

Low-emissivity glasses are critical to making today’s buildings brighter, more energy-efficient,...

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For a recent renovation of a stairwell and exit corridors at Ridgewood High Scho
April 30, 2013 | BD+C Staff

Kate Steel of Steel Consulting Services offers tips and advice for choosing the correct code-comp...

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April 08, 2013 | Oldcastle

Oldcastle® Architectural has acquired Expocrete Concrete Products Ltd., giving North America’s la...

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April 08, 2013 | BD+C Staff

Analysis of daylighting control systems in 20 office and public spaces shows that while the autom...

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March 20, 2013 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Single-glazed storefronts in the student center at California’s West Valley College were replaced...

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Proposed ASHRAE standard revisions would boost requirement for automatic lightin
February 27, 2013 | BD+C Staff

Proposed changes to the ASHRAE/IES energy standard would require automatic lighting controls in m...

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5 factors to consider when designing a shade system
February 08, 2013 | Amy McIntosh, Associate Editor

Designing a shade system is more complex than picking out basic white venetian blinds. Here are f...

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Building Teams should help owners explore the length of payback period versus be
October 02, 2012 | By Tim Gregorski, Senior Editor

Lighting experts offer Building Team members critical information to consider before upgrading li...

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June 01, 2012 | Posted by Tim Gregorski, Senior Editor

By completing this course, you earn 1.0 HSW/SD AIA Learning Units.

The Office Concepts build-out included approximately 15,000-sf of office and 15
April 30, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

The project is seeking LEED ID Silver certification from the U.S. Green Building Council.

The $300 million project is part of a six-phased inpatient facility construction
April 20, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

The new hospital’s architectural design combines traditional Santa Barbara Spanish colonial archi...

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The RB 500 Roller Shade accommodates large or inclined windows and are designed
March 29, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

Design experts in the iF jury recognized the engineering invested in the RB 500 Roller Shade, inc...

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