Daylighting 01: Advances in Simulation

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This is a recording of a Building Simulation 2017 session presentation, held on August 7, 2017. Building Simulation 2017 brought together practitioners and researchers from around the world to share information about the state of the art in simulation tools and applications and to discuss new developments. The conference featured updates and insights regarding new research to improve simulation capabilities for advanced low-energy building systems, case studies from successful projects that demonstrate the key role that simulation plays, and ongoing efforts to enable compliance and building rating software to support radiant and other energy efficient systems.

Session Title: Daylighting 01: Advances in Simulation

Chair: Elizabeth Gillmor


The Artificial Neural Networks Potential to Modeling Daylighting Harvesting for Buildings Located in Different Climates
Konstantinos Papamichael, University of California, Davis, USA

Using SPOT Pro to Maximize Energy Savings from Photosensor Control Systems
Zack Rogers, Daylighting Innovations, LLC, USA

Using HDR Sky Luminance Maps to Improve Accuracy of Virtual Work Plane Illuminance Sensors
Christian Humann, Terrestrial Light, USA

A Framework to Support the Development of Manually Adjustable Light Shelves
Shamim Javed, Virginia Tech, USA

An Embedded System for Quasi Real-time Lighting Computation based on Sky Monitoring
Yujie Wu, EPFL, Switzerland

Evaluating Daylight Glare and Identifying Its Dominant Cause in ComputerBased Office Task Environment
Jae Yong Suk, University of Texas at San Antonio, USA