Enhanced Skylight Modeling and Validation

Report / April 23, 2013 / Advanced Buildings, Deep Energy Retrofits

This report details tasks, findings, and recommendations undertaken for the Enhanced Skylight Modeling and Validation project. The scope involved developing and validating computer simulation alternatives to physical measurements for producing optical daylighting system photometry. Findings indicate that it is possible to use computer simulations to accurately model and produce optical daylighting system photometry information.

This paper was prepared as part of the California Energy Commission Public Interest Energy Research (PIER) program.

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This report details tasks, findings, and recommendations undertaken for the Enhanced Skylight Modeling and Validation project. The scope involved developing and validating computer simulation alternatives to physical measurements for producing optical daylighting system photometry. Findings indicate that it is possible to use computer simulations to accurately model and produce optical daylighting system photometry information.

This paper was prepared as part of the California Energy Commission Public Interest Energy Research (PIER) program.