Literature reviews

Lighting Controls in Commercial Buildings
In this paper, the authors conduct a meta study of available research on the energy savings associated with lighting controls. In total, they summarize 88 papers, comprising 240 savings estimates of... VIEW
Windows and Offices: A Study of Office Worker Performance and the Indoor Environment
The Heschong Mahone Group, supported by the California Energy Commission, conducted two field studies to determine the impact of the daylight and windows on office worker productivity. Both studies... VIEW
Lighting Research Center Research Areas: Daylighting
This website hosts a variety of daylighting publications and case studies. VIEW
Field Performance of Daylight-Linked Lighting Controls
This paper evaluates the performance of photosensor-controlled electric lighting under different configurations of office spaces. Four offices spaces in Ottawa, Canada were studied, each having a... VIEW
On the Use of Integrated Daylighting and Energy Simulations to Drive the Design of a Large Net-Zero Energy Office Building
Daylight modeling and energy modeling have evolved on similar, but parallel, paths. Both are powerful tools that have yet to be married in a seamless way. This paper is a case study of the impact... VIEW
What's Wrong with Daylighting? Where It Goes Wrong and How Users Respond to Failure
The authors summarize eight cases studies of various projects that employed daylighting controls. Each project encountered issues and the authors analyze the failure mechanism and how the users... VIEW