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Performance Path using S.P.O.T.

NC-2009 IEQc8.1: Daylight and views - daylight
posted by Mark Benson on Jun 10, 2010, 10:18 am

According to a post above, Ecotect cannot be used for Option 1 because it doesn't simulate "clear-sky" conditions, which is something Radiance can do.

How about using SPOT, which has a...

Last reply: Jill Dalglish, PE, Feb 21, 2011, 12:59 pm

IEQ 8.1 Daylighting calculations for evening use spaces.

NC-2009 IEQc8.1: Daylight and views - daylight
posted by Eri Spaulding on Feb 1, 2011, 5:19 pm

Hello,
I am seeking feedback for Office space which occurs in a volunteer Fire Station. The Office space will primarily be used after 5pm.
1. Would this room be included in the...

Last reply: Jill Dalglish, PE, Feb 8, 2011, 5:33 pm

Solatube Modelling Approach

NC-2009 IEQc8.1: Daylight and views - daylight
posted by Xavier Obando on Jan 7, 2011, 12:53 pm

Hi,
what would be the most appropriate approach to model solatubes (as Skylight, using IES file provided by manufacturer, other)?
Thank you!

Last reply: Candice Clark , Feb 1, 2011, 5:40 pm

Prescriptive Method- Gross Square Area vs. Net

NC-2009 IEQc8.1: Daylight and views - daylight
posted by Scott Beckman on Aug 18, 2010, 4:58 pm

I'm working through my first 2009 daylighting calculations using the Prescriptive Method. It seems that in 2.2 we used net square feet of the rooms. Now the 2009 template and Supplemental...

Last reply: Susann Geithner, Jan 12, 2011, 5:57 pm

Coffee Shop

NC-2009 IEQc8.1: Daylight and views - daylight
posted by Lauren Sparandara on Dec 9, 2010, 3:39 pm

Hello,

I am working on a retail coffee shop and I am uncertain as to how the area behind a coffee bean bar would fall within the persciptive calculation requirements of EQc8.1. I...

Last reply: Eddy Santosa, Jan 9, 2011, 6:31 pm

Variable section windows

NC-2009 IEQc8.1: Daylight and views - daylight
posted by Helena Berlanga on Nov 24, 2010, 11:31 am

Hello,
The occupancy of our building is general office. It's a square section tower 20mx20m. Inside it's open plan, without partitions. The windows have a very strange desing, they have a...

Last reply: Eddy Santosa, Dec 1, 2010, 12:23 pm

Multistory Building

NC-2009 IEQc8.1: Daylight and views - daylight
posted by Augusto Velazquez on Oct 31, 2010, 4:39 pm

We are in the design stages of a multistory building (8 stories) and one of our tenenants (will lease/own 2 of the floors) has a process requirements that no window construction is allowed. Is...

Last reply: Tristan Roberts, Oct 31, 2010, 10:43 pm

Is a concourse considered regularly occupied space?

NC-2009 IEQc8.1: Daylight and views - daylight
posted by Shannon Deeb on Sep 30, 2010, 2:26 pm

Would the concourse area for passengers awaiting buses and trains be considered regularly occupied space? Since they are passengers and not workers, I'm unclear as to which way to go.

Last reply: TODD REED, Oct 4, 2010, 9:48 am

Is performance space defined as "regularly occupied"?

NC-2009 IEQc8.1: Daylight and views - daylight
posted by Leticia SooHoo on Feb 9, 2010, 3:25 pm

I am working on a project which consists of mainly a large converted warehouse into an event-based performance space. The space will not be conditioned (heated or cooled) since it is an old...

Last reply: TODD REED, Sep 22, 2010, 3:31 pm

Data Suite in Data Center: Occupied space?

NC-2009 IEQc8.1: Daylight and views - daylight
posted by Eric JS on Sep 15, 2010, 12:23 pm

For a data center project, will the data suites be considered as occupied space? It is basically a storage room for electronic data. People only come in to do a weekly maintenance in short period...

Last reply: Bill Swanson, Sep 20, 2010, 12:51 pm