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Garage Roll-Up Doors for Daylighting

NC-v4 EQc7: Daylight
posted by Abhinay Sharma on Aug 12, 2019, 7:59 pm


I am modeling a plant that has regularly occupied spaces classified as work spaces. These spaces have little to no windows which hurts overall...

Last reply: David Scheer, Aug 16, 2019, 1:50 pm

Auditorium, black box theatre, TV studio

NC-v4 EQc7: Daylight
posted by Kavita K on Aug 7, 2019, 11:11 am

Hi all,
We have a High School project where the auditorium will mainly be used for performances and rehearsal. We have a black-box theater / drama classroom too. I assume this will be...

Daylight Option 2 Grid Size

NC-v4 EQc7: Daylight
posted by Ziad Zeytoun on Jul 31, 2019, 10:09 am

The LEED Reference Guide does not specify a grid size for daylight...

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

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 LEEDuser Basic Member July 24, 2019- 4:53 pm Thanks for your response David, I have the latest version of Insight on my Revit 2019. I have cleaned up...

Last reply: Zahra Mirian, Jul 24, 2019, 4:53 pm

Project with frits in some rooms

NC-v4 EQc7: Daylight
posted by Danielle Waters on Jun 26, 2019, 9:03 am

For daylight credit, do the frits suffice as sun shading? 

Or would these rooms of the building not qualify for the daylight credit or just be hindered during a simulation?

Last reply: Daniel Glaser, Jul 11, 2019, 4:30 pm

Solar Light Pipe simulation for option 1 method in LEED v4

NC-v4 EQc7: Daylight
posted by Praveenbabu Rajkumar on May 8, 2018, 7:33 am

of IES files for any location or time by defining the solar angle of incidence to the skylight.  There's some good info on the Insight Forum (search for 'SolaTube'), and I can send you more...

Last reply: Daniel Glaser, Jul 11, 2019, 4:19 pm

Option 2: Inputting Direct and Diffuse Horizontal Irradiance in IES

NC-v4 EQc7: Daylight
posted by on May 9, 2019, 12:38 pm

I'm working in IES to evaluate the daylight LEED credit option 2 for a project, and one of the requirements is to input direct and diffuse horizontal irradiance. Does anyone know how this can be...

"Impossible" to achieve option 2

NC-v4 EQc7: Daylight
posted by Sarah Leenknegt on Aug 16, 2018, 5:49 am


We have made several daylight simulations with option 2 for different projects. So far, it seems nearly impossible to achieve even 1 point for this credit, mainly due to the 3000 lux...

Last reply: Francesco Passerini, Mar 20, 2019, 5:09 am

Full annual simulation- 365 days only?

NC-v4 EQc7: Daylight
posted by Anna Korinkova on Jan 22, 2019, 6:08 am

I would like to clarify what exactly is meant by 'full annual simulation' for the...

Last reply: TODD REED, Jan 23, 2019, 10:12 am

Surface reflectance of materials and Interior shades and Blinds

NC-v4 EQc7: Daylight
posted by Kavita Karmarkar on Aug 1, 2018, 4:26 pm

1. Where can I find the surface reflectance values for some common materials like gypsum boards, ACT ceilings etc. I can't seem to find it listed in the product documents from manufacturers. Is...

Last reply: TODD REED, Jan 16, 2019, 8:08 pm