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Journal of Daylighting

  • Topics: Lighting and Solar Energy Technologies
  • Features: Open-Access, Distinguished Editorial Board
  • Indexed: Scopus (Elsevier), DOAJ, CrossRef and more
  • Publication charges: Free of cost
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Peer-reviewed Articles

  • We publish all papers that are scientifically correct
  • Our peer-review is transparent, rigorous and efficient
  • 70 days from submission to publication


Energy Journals

  • Topics: Renewable Energy, Solar Energy, Lighting, Daylighting
  • Editors: 25 Editors from 20 Countries
  • Ethics: Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE)

Call for Editorial Board Members

Journal of Daylighting

  • Join our Diverse Editorial Board
  • On Board Editors: 25
  • Submit your Resume at jd@solarlits.com

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Latest Articles

Towards New Design of Laser Cut Acrylic Panels for Windows

Andreas Weibye, Barbara Matusiak

Research article This paper builds upon existing research into laser cut panels and aims to find new design-patterns that would improve daylighting conditions of exist ...

Published on 15 January 2019

Optimum Glazing Configurations for Visual Performance in Algerian Classrooms under Mediterranean Climate

Mesloub Abdelhakim, Yaik-Wah Lim, Mohd Zin Kandar

Research article Daylight quality and quantity in Algerian schools show serious problems in ensuring visual comfort of students and teachers. Some problems are due to ...

Published on 10 April 2019

Application of Micro-structured Sunlighting Systems in Different Climatic Zones

Helmut F.O. Mueller

Research article Two-sided micro-structures on windowpanes have been developed for redirecting sunlight into the depth of rooms in order to improve daylighting. In a j ...

Published on 04 September 2019

A Review on Solar Concentrators with Multi-surface and Multi-element Combinations

Xinglong Ma, Hongfei Zheng, Shuli Liu

Review article Solar concentrator always plays an important role in solar energy collection as it could enhance the energy density effectively. Various structures of ...

Published on 09 October 2019

Daylight Transport Systems for Buildings at High Latitudes

Biljana Obradovic, Barbara Szybinska Matusiak

Review article This paper is a literature study of daylight transport systems aiming at selecting the most appropriate ones for application at high latitudes. It is ...

Published on 29 September 2019

The Effect of Sky View Factor on Air temperature in High-rise Urban Residential Environments

Golnar Baghaeipoor, Nazanin Nasrollahi

Research article Urban geometry is defined by the height, length, width, and distance of buildings, which affect the urban environment and its microclimate, especially ...

Published on 30 August 2019

Journal of Daylighting

Journal of Daylighting is an international journal devoted to investigations of daylighting in buildings. It is the leading journal that publishes original research on all aspects of solar energy and lighting.

ISSN: 2383-8701
Frequency: Bi-annual issues (articles published continuously throughout the year)
Year started: 2014
CiteScoreTM 2018: 1.5
SCImago Journal Rank (SJR) 2018: 0.367

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Research Articles

Annual Performance Assessment of Complex Fenestration Systems in Sunny Climates Using Advanced Computer Simulations

Chantal Basurto, Jérôme H. Kämpf, Jean-Louis Scartezzini

Research article Complex Fenestration Systems (CFS) are advanced daylighting systems that are placed on the upper part of a window to improve the indoor daylight distr ...

Published on 09 October 2015

Solar Energy Gain and Space-Heating Energy Supply Analyses for Solid-Wall Dwelling Retrofitted with the Experimentally Achievable U-value of Novel Triple Vacuum Glazing

Saim Memon, Philip C Eames

Research article A considerable effort is devoted to devising retrofit solutions for reducing space-heating energy in the domestic sector. Existing UK solid-wall dwell ...

Published on 07 February 2017

Solar shading in low energy office buildings - design strategy and user perception

Steinar Grynning, Nicola Lolli, Solvår Wågø, Birgit Risholt

Research article Moving towards passive house-level envelopes, zero-energy buildings, or zero-emission buildings, where the carbon footprints of the buildings are mini ...

Published on 02 February 2017

Daylighting metrics: an approach to dynamic cubic illuminance

Juan Manuel Monteoliva, Ayelén Villalba, Andrea Pattini

Research article Advances in research work in the field of numerical analysis of daylight performance have generated in-depth knowledge on photometric measurements of ...

Published on 28 November 2018

Thermographic Mobile Mapping of Urban Environment for Lighting and Energy Studies

Susana Lagüela López, Javier Cereijo García, Joaquín Martínez Sánchez, David Roca Bernárdez, Henrique Lorenzo Cimadevila

Research article The generation of 3D models of buildings has been proved as a useful procedure for multiple applications related to energy, from energy rehabilitation ...

Published on 22 December 2014

Editorial Board

Dr Irfan Ullah
University of Management and Technology


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Dr Ferdinando Salata
University of Rome

Associate Editor

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Dr Paola Sansoni

Associate Editor

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Dr Canan Kandilli
Usak University

Associate Editor

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Prof Alexander Rosemann
Eindhoven University of Technology (TU/e)

Associate Editor

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Dr Boon Han Lim
Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman

Associate Editor

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Prof Francesco Asdrubali
University of Perugia

Associate Editor

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Dr Guiqiang Li
University of Science and Technology of China

Associate Editor

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Dr Hui Shen
Texas A&M University-Kingsville

Editorial Board Member

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Dr Vineet Veer Tyagi
Shri Mata Vaishno Devi University

Editorial Board Member

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Istanbul Ayvansaray University

Editorial Board Member

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Dr Mohammed Salah Mayhoub
Al-Azhar University

Editorial Board Member

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Dr Hui Lv
Hubei University of Technology

Editorial Board Member

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