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Daylight Simulation Modeling Topography

NC-2009 IEQc8.1: Daylight and views - daylight
posted by Kristina Abrams on Apr 24, 2014, 3:28 pm

Our current daylight simulation shows hotspots along a window wall that is shaded by existing trees and topography. We did not model the topography as part of the simulation. How can we account...

Last reply: TODD REED, Apr 24, 2014, 4:40 pm

Daylight Option 2- Borrowing Light

NC-2009 IEQc8.1: Daylight and views - daylight
posted by Sara Zoumbaris on Apr 22, 2014, 4:38 pm

Hello All,

We have a project that is relying on quite a bit of borrowed light for their interior spaces. I was told by a colleague that in NCv2.2, borrowed light was allowed but we cannot...

Last reply: Sara Zoumbaris, Apr 24, 2014, 12:54 pm

WFR x VLT = much more than 0.180???

NC-2009 IEQc8.1: Daylight and views - daylight
posted by Karen Loysen on Apr 22, 2014, 4:04 pm

I am currently running daylight calculations using the prescriptive method on a project with an open plan with large expanses of glazing all around. In most areas, the glazing is floor to...

Last reply: Jill Dalglish, PE, Apr 23, 2014, 11:53 am

Skylight coverage

NC-2009 IEQc8.1: Daylight and views - daylight
posted by Adrienn Gelesz on Apr 15, 2014, 11:35 am

Hi, in case of a not meeting the skylight coverage ratio of 3-6% for the total room space, e.g. having only 1.5%, is it possible to devide the space into two zones and include half or the room in...

Last reply: TODD REED, Apr 22, 2014, 4:29 pm

Daylight analysis- inter-reflection

NC-2009 IEQc8.1: Daylight and views - daylight
posted by Luana Bertoletti on Jul 30, 2013, 4:05 pm

Hi,

I have a doubt related to the considerations that should be assumed in order to perform the daylight analysis simulation.

Should we consider the inter-reflections of the rooms...

Last reply: Jill Dalglish, PE, Apr 22, 2014, 4:13 pm

Glare Control- Glazing film

NC-2009 IEQc8.1: Daylight and views - daylight
posted by Kristina Abrams on Apr 14, 2014, 4:05 pm

Can a film be installed as a form of glare control for spaces with...

Last reply: Eddy Santosa, Apr 15, 2014, 1:27 pm

Regularly Occupied Spaces- Hotels

NC-2009 IEQc8.1: Daylight and views - daylight
posted by Amanda Johnson on Apr 10, 2014, 8:03 am

Hello,
I was wondering if the bathroom area of a hotel guestroom would be considered a regularly occupied space? Dito entry closet area...
Thanks for any feedback on this,

Last reply: Amanda Johnson, Apr 10, 2014, 8:18 am

Clarification on prescriptive option skylight/floor area ratio

NC-2009 IEQc8.1: Daylight and views - daylight
posted by Jason Levine on Aug 3, 2011, 6:57 pm

We are in the process of completing the spreadsheet for credit IEQ 8.1 for a NC project. Kalwall skylights are being used, in addition to Solatube 330 DS daylighting systems. However, the...

Last reply: Adrienn Gelesz, Apr 4, 2014, 11:53 am

how to execute calculation if balcony exist?

NC-2009 IEQc8.1: Daylight and views - daylight
posted by Shenhao Li on Mar 10, 2014, 5:52 am

Hi, Guys
I have a residential project, each housing unit has a balcony in front of side window of the living room, should i need to consider shading impact of balcony when using OPTION 2....

Last reply: TODD REED, Mar 10, 2014, 8:32 am

Option 2: Prescriptive Method Skylight Inclusion

NC-2009 IEQc8.1: Daylight and views - daylight
posted by Annalise Reichert on Feb 26, 2014, 4:15 pm

I am working on a project using the prescriptive daylighting method for achieving IEQc8.1 The project has both sidelighting and toplighting. If the skylights are excluded, the project's regularly...

Last reply: Jill Dalglish, PE, Feb 26, 2014, 7:23 pm