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Assessing the daylight transmittance of atria roofs in real buildings.

  title={Assessing the daylight transmittance of atria roofs in real buildings.},
  author={D. Lash},
  • D. Lash
  • Published 2004
  • Environmental Science
The displacement of artificial lighting with daylighting in buildings has been shown to reduce energy consumption and provide preferable spaces for building occupants. The atrium is one means of achieving daylighting objectives in medium to large scale buildings. The transmittance of daylight through atria roofs is the least understood area of atrium design, with a particular dearth of information concerning roof transmittance in real buildings. This study aims to further the current knowledge… Expand
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