5 Ways to Improve Sustainability with Quality Daylighting Design

By Torrin Greathouse | November 22, 2017

Daylighting is a lighting design method which utilizes natural light to illuminate an interior space. It enhances theaesthetics of building design while making rooms feel more pleasant. It is also well-known for making a business more sustainable in the short and the long-term, but it may not be immediately apparent why this is the case. The ways daylight design makes a business more financially, environmentally, and socially sustainable are outlined below.

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How Daylighting Can Improve Building Interiors

By Torrin Greathouse | November 07, 2017

A huge deal of the discussion about daylighting systems is devoted to technical issues: energy savings, heat loss and gain, and return on investment. Perhaps more important than these however, are the less visible benefits daylighting offers for your building interior. From aesthetics to human health, incorporating daylight offers a wide range of benefits for your building.

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Why Should You Include Natural Lighting in Your Budget

By Jeff Brain | October 17, 2017

Humans have used the natural light of the sun for decades, however, as more artificial lighting technologies have, our reliance on the sun has decreased. While many traditional skylight designs faced issues with insulation or glare, these issues are now uncommon. 

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Five Reasons Why Daylighting Should be in Your Budget

By Jeff Brain | September 12, 2017

Humans have used the natural light of the sun for decades, however, as more artificial lighting technologies have emerged, our reliance on the sun has decreased. While many daylighting designs faced issues with insulation or glare, these issues are now uncommon. 



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6 Reasons Why Daylighting Is Worth Your Investment

By Jeff Brain | August 21, 2017

Daylighting provides free and abundant natural light during the day, which reduces artificial, electric light usage. The  savings from a high quality daylighting are so great that they pay off their investment within a few years.

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How to Get Your Clients Excited About Daylighting

By Jeff Brain | July 27, 2017

For building designers, the task of selling their client on a certain product or solution can be a daunting task. A major part of this struggle is getting the client excited about whatever the product in question is. Unfortunately for designers looking to integrate daylighting into a facility, it is far less easy to get clients excited about than the newest sleek artificial lighting product. So how do you get clients to care about natural light? 

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5 Things Nobody Told You About Daylighting

By Jeff Brain | July 20, 2017

As daylighting grows in popularity, many people are beginning to discover how valuable it can be to their facilities, however, there are many important things to know outside of the commonly quoted stats. 

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Five Top Risks of Natural Lighting

By Torrin Greathouse | July 04, 2017

Despite the wealth of benefits that natural light is proven to provide, if it is poorly integrated 
the opposite can be true. Not only is it harmful to building energy efficiency, it can also have negative effects on building occupants. 

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Is Daylighting a Viable Option for Your Facility?

By Torrin Greathouse | April 25, 2017

When considering daylighting as an option for your facility, it is important to evaluate how suitable a solution it is for your facility. The fact is, despite the wealth of benefits natural light can provide, it may not be a fit for every building. Integrating skylights into an unfit facility could end up costing you more money in the long run. 

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3 Ways Daylighting Maximizes Savings

By Torrin Greathouse | April 11, 2017

As energy costs continue to increase, as they have been projected to through 2018, it is growing increasingly necessary to invest in solutions which help to reduce costs overall. One solution which offers a range of different ways to reduce your costs is daylighting. While outdated had the potential to actually increase costs, which has made consumers wary of natural lighting, modern solutions are specifically designed to avoid the issues these older systems faced. 

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