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Daylighting 15 Credits

Course Contents

The course gives a basic understanding of the importance of daylight in buildings and environments, and how to plan, design, calculate and present daylight solutions in combination with artificial lighting based on the needs of the user, the space / environment conditions and different requirements for architectural, energy efficient, sustainable and user-friendly solutions.

This course includes the following elements:
- Daylight properties, qualities and quantities
- Visual comfort
- Evaluation of daylight conditions based on the colors and materials of the room surfaces and window design
- Methods for calculating and measuring daylight
- Simulation of daylight conditions and visual comfort
- Daylight control and solar shading
- Systems for daylight redirection
- Impact of window design and window glazing type on perception and energy use
- Daylight and architectural design
- Evaluation of daylight conditions in physical models
- Sustainability and energy use related to daylight
- Daylighting

Prerequisites

General entry requirements and completed courses 60 credits in first cycle, including Basics in Light Source and Luminaire Proficiency 6 credits and Create with Light 12 credits as well as project experience.

Level of Education: Undergraduate
Course code/Ladok code: TDPN19
The course is conducted at: School of Engineering

Previous and ongoing course occasions

Type of course
Program
Study type
Campus
Semester
Autumn 2019: Oct 21 - Jan 12
Rate of Study
100%
Language
English
Location
Jönköping
Time
Day
Course coordinator
Mathias Adamsson
Examiner
Mathias Adamsson
Tuition fees do NOT apply for EU/EEA citizens or exchange students
32505kr
Syllabus
HTML  PDF
Application code
HJ-T9379

Content updated 2019-10-21

Education
Content updated 2015-06-24
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