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Daylighting

BIM for Architecture, Engineering, and Construction Curriculum

Learning Objectives

After completing this lesson, students will be able to:

  • Understand measures of daylighting, such as daylight factors, daylighting levels, and overall light levels. 
  • Analyze and estimate the daylighting levels provided in a design.
  • Add or remove design features in order to improve daylighting and assess their impact. 
  • Understand the minimum requirements for daylighting levels that must be provided for LEED®  certification of a building.