The ‘adaptive zone’ – A concept for assessing discomfort glare throughout daylit spaces

  title={The ‘adaptive zone’ – A concept for assessing discomfort glare throughout daylit spaces},
  author={J. Jakubiec and C. Reinhart},
  journal={Lighting Research \& Technology},
  pages={149 - 170}
Discomfort glare is an underutilized parameter in contemporary architectural design due to uncertainties about the meaning of existing metrics, how they should be applied and what the benefits of such analysis are. Glare is position and view direction-dependent within a space, rendering it difficult to assess compared to conventional illuminance-based metrics. This paper compares simulation results for five glare metrics under 144 clear sky conditions in three spaces in order to investigate the… Expand
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