Dynamic Shading in Buildings: a Review of Testing Methods and Recent Research Findings

  title={Dynamic Shading in Buildings: a Review of Testing Methods and Recent Research Findings},
  author={Niraj Kunwar and Kristen S. Cetin and Ulrike Passe},
  journal={Current Sustainable/Renewable Energy Reports},
Purpose of ReviewThe use of dynamically operated shading has been shown to provide energy savings and occupant visual and thermal comfort needs. As the literature in this area continues to grow, including development and evaluation of a range of shading devices, control strategies, and simulation and experimental test methods, a review is merited to assess the current state of the art.Recent FindingsWhile roller shades and venetian blinds are most common, there are a growing number of… 
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