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Glare control devices for residential projects

NC-v4 EQc7: Daylight
posted by Sana Hafsa on Mar 17, 2023, 8:48 am

I have a residential project aiming for certification under LEED v4 NC BD+C (the buildings are over 8 floors). The Daylight credit includes "Provide manual or automatic (with manual override)...

Glare control strategies

NC-v4 EQc7: Daylight
posted by Worood Shbeikat on Jul 16, 2022, 4:55 pm


I have a question regarding the glare control strategies. the building that I'm working on came out with a result of 46.2% ASE1000/250 which is quite high (most spaces are overlit...

Last reply: Charlene Mendez, Jan 19, 2023, 11:09 pm

Daylight option 2 Area of Interest (AOI)

NC-v4 EQc7: Daylight
posted by Elena Marku on Dec 29, 2022, 10:17 pm


Could you please guide me with the following:
When performing a daylight simulation for option 2, do we need to assess the total floor area of each space? Or do we assess only ...

need of two excel file to show daylight compliance?

NC-v4 EQc7: Daylight
posted by Alwin Jino on Aug 19, 2020, 6:59 am

As per Version 4.1, IEQ Credit-Daylight: Options 2, Illuminance calculations. 

it is asked to perform daylight simulation for 9 a.m and 3 p.m on a clear-sky day at the equinox. should we...

Last reply: Debra a. Lombard, Aug 24, 2022, 4:39 pm

Glare control devices on interior glazing

NC-v4 EQc7: Daylight
posted by Elise Woestyn on Feb 9, 2022, 11:24 am

Are glare control devices required only on exterior glazing?

Let's say we have an office (regularly occupied) with a single window looking to a classroom and no exterior glazing. Does this...

Last reply: Deborah Lucking, Feb 10, 2022, 2:03 pm

Recommened software for doing the Interior and Daylighting analyses.

NC-v4 EQc7: Daylight
posted by Jorng-ren Chern on Apr 10, 2018, 2:05 am

requirements for defining glazing visible transmittance (TVis) than documented for prior versions of Insight Lighting in the Forum.  Default Revit materials are a very good start, but when you want to define very specific glazing performance, please refer to the Forum post here: https://forums.autodesk.com/t5/lighting-solar-analysis-forum/critical-up... Log in or register to post comments Zahra Mirian...

Last reply: hj hjh, Jan 4, 2022, 7:29 am


NC-v4 EQc7: Daylight
posted by Ale g on Nov 24, 2020, 8:38 am

Hi to All Experts,

some opertaive clarifications will be really appreciate: pursuing the credit through option 2

1. Do I have to select for the whole building the worst case form...

Last reply: Ale g, May 6, 2021, 11:05 am

for option 3- take light meter measurements with lights on / off?

NC-v4 EQc7: Daylight
posted by Beth Brant on Apr 14, 2021, 11:52 am

Does anyone know if we are required to take light meter measurements with the interior lights on or off?  I am assuming they need to be off but since the lighting has occupancy and daylighting...

Last reply: Ale g, May 6, 2021, 10:41 am

What if daylight/views are not allowed in a reasearch laboraty space?

NC-v4 EQc7: Daylight
posted by J Schütz on Apr 28, 2021, 11:56 am

Dear all,

we are currently working on a research laboratory, which contains normal daylighted office spaces and enclosed laboratory spaces. The occupants will switch between their desk and...

Last reply: Ale g, Apr 30, 2021, 3:11 am

Adjusting for Daylight Saving Time

NC-v4 EQc7: Daylight
posted by Ale g on Dec 12, 2020, 1:35 pm


When asked to taking into account daylight saving time to perform...