Daylighting performance of sawtooth roofs of industrial buildings

@article{Asdrubali2003DaylightingPO,
  title={Daylighting performance of sawtooth roofs of industrial buildings},
  author={Francesco Asdrubali},
  journal={Lighting Research \& Technology},
  year={2003},
  volume={35},
  pages={343 - 358}
}
  • F. Asdrubali
  • Published 1 December 2003
  • Engineering
  • Lighting Research & Technology
Natural lighting in industrial, commercial and sports buildings is usually provided by roofs with transparent surfaces. Sawtooth roofs, in which opaque modular elements are combined with transparent surfaces, whether inclined or in various shapes, are especially popular. The exact dimensioning of these roofs is extremely important both in terms of energy savings (less electricity needed for artificial lighting) and as regards vision quality. This paper illustrates a calculation method that… 

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