daylight and occupant behavior

This research compared four typical occupant profiles as they moved throughout an office space over the course of a day. Each profile produced varying light exposure profiles, illustrating the lack of light equity experienced across a sample population of building occupants. This work was presented through a peer-reviewed paper to SimAUD 2020 and was awarded a Best Paper Award.

Articles that share the results of this research include:

S. F. Rockcastle, M. Danell, L. Petterson, and M. L. Ámundadóttir.  The Impact of Behavior on Healthy Circadian Light Exposure Under Daylight and Electric Lighting Scenarios, ACEEE Summer Study on Energy Efficiency in Buildings 2020, Pacific Grove, Aug 16 – 21, 2020.

M. Danell, M. L. Ámundadóttir and S. F. Rockcastle. Evaluating Temporal and Spatial Light Exposure Profiles for Typical Building Occupants, SimAUD 2020, Vienna Virtual Conference, May 25 – 27, 2020 [Best Paper Award].

S. F. Rockcastle, M. L. Ámundadóttir and M. Andersen. The case for occupant-centric daylight analytics: a comparison of horizontal illumination and immersive view. BS2019 – 15th International Conference of the International Building Performance Simulation Association, Rome, September 7-9, 2019.

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