Daylighting: Benefits, Basics, and New Solutions


This presentation will detail the benefits provided by daylighting, discuss where skylighting fits in a world of LEDs, describe the basics of how to evaluate daylighting potential in a building, review various types of units and glazings, and discuss accessory options available to meet standards such as VSH and fall protection.


Learning Objectives:
  1. Understand the benefits of daylighting and skylights.
  2. Explore the tools that are available to evaluate the daylighting potential in a building.
  3. Understand fall protection and code requirements involved with skylights.
  4. Understand what types of skylights are available and how to select the best option for your building.
Education Content: Beginner
Course Accreditation:
American Institute of Architects (AIA) | 1 AIA LU/HSW | Course Number: CSTe-MTL101-23
International Institute of Building Enclosure Consultants (IIBEC) | 1 IIBEC CEH