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Daylight Use and Shading - Light & Building Trade Fair

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The seminar will be held during the Light and Building main event in Frankfürt. This REHVA seminar is dedicated to solar shading. The different aspects and ways of managing daylight in buildings will be discussed thorough 3 main topics: "Man Needs Daylight!", "How to Bring Daylight İnto the Building"and "Energy Performance and Comfort Through Shading Systems".
Array Programme:

15:00 Welcome

15:05 BUILD UP – Open Platform for Information on Building Energy Performance

15:15 Man Needs Daylight!

  • sufficient daylight for the viewing task
  • uniform distribution of daylight in the room
  • balanced luminance in the room
  • seeing outdoors must be possible
  • minimisation/prevention of heating up through solar radiation

15:50 How to Bring Daylight İnto the Building

  • fundamentals of the daylight
  • factor calculations using computer simulations
  • case studies: technical solutions

16:25 Energy Performance and Comfort Through Shading Systems

  • thermal shielding in summer
  • thermal shielding in winter
  • glare protection
  • daylight use
17:00 Presentation of the REHVA Guidebook on Solar Shading

17:25 Panel discusion with the speakers

18:00 End of Seminar

! Subject to changes !

All papers will be presented in German and English via simultaneous translation.
Contact Name:
Thomas Wollstein
Contact Email: Contact Phone:
+0211 6214-251
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