About Journal of Daylighting

ISSN: 2383-8701 (online)
Publisher: SolarLits
Frequency: Bi-annual issues (articles published continuously throughout the year)
Year started: 2014
Format: Online
Full-text formats available: PDF, HTML

Aim & Scope

An international journal devoted to investigations of daylighting in buildings. Journal of Daylighting is the leading journal that publishes original research on all aspects of daylighting. The aim is to present cutting edge research aimed at reducing the electric lighting energy use in buildings and improving indoor environment. Topics covered include:

  • Daylighting systems
  • Lighting simulation
  • Lighting designs
  • Luminaires
  • Lighting metrology and light quality
  • Lighting control
  • Building physics - lighting
  • Building energy modeling
  • Energy efficient buildings
  • Zero-energy buildings
  • Indoor environment quality
  • Sustainable solar energy systems
  • Application of solar energy sources in buildings
  • Photovoltaics systems
  • Building-integrated photovoltaics
  • Concentrator technology
  • Concentrated photovoltaic
  • Solar thermal

To submit a manuscript to Journal of Daylighting, please read journal guidelines for authors.

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Google Scholar Total Citations: 49
Google Scholar h-index: 5
Time to Publication: 70 days
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Abstracting and Indexing

Journal of Daylighting is indexed in the following index services:

Scopus (Elsevier), accepted for indexing
Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ)
Architectural Periodicals Avery Index
Google Scholar


  • Fast reviews
  • Rapid times to publication
  • No article processing charges
  • Open Access
  • Distinguished editorial board

Editorial Board


Dr. Irfan Ullah, University of Management and Technology, Lahore, Pakistan

Associate Editors

Dr. Yuehong Su, University of Nottingham, United Kingdom
Prof. Hongfei Zheng, Beijing Institute of Technology, China
Dr. Paola Sansoni, National Institute of Optics of the National Research Council of Italy (CNR-INO), Italy
Prof. Francesco Asdrubali, Roma Tre University, Italy
Prof. Laura Bellia, University of Naples Federico II, Naples, Italy
Dr. Lim Boon Han, Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Dr. Susana Lagüela López, University of Vigo, Vigo, Spain
Dr. Valerio Roberto Maria Lo Verso, Politecnico di Torino, Torino, Italy
Dr. Canan Kandilli, Usak University, Turkey
Dr. Guiqiang Li, University of Science and Technology of China, China
Dr. Umberto Berardi, Ryerson University, Canada
Prof. Alexander Rosemann, Eindhoven Technical University, Netherlands

Editorial Board

Dr. Lim Yaik Wah, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, Malaysia
Dr. Ahmed A. Y. Freewan, Jordan University of Science and Technology, Jordan
Dr. Hui Shen, Texas A&M University-Kingsville, Kingsville, USA
Dr. Rizki Armanto Mangkuto, Institut Teknologi Bandung, Indonesia
Dr. Petar Pejic, University of Niš, Serbia
Dr. Mohammed Salah Mayhoub, Al-Azhar University, Cairo, Egypt
Dr. Karam Mustafa Al-Obaidi, University of Malaya, Malaysia
Dr. Jian Yao, Ningbo University, Ningbo, China
Prof. Jitka Mohelnikova, Brno University of Technology, Brno, Czech Republic
Dr. Vineet Veer Tyagi, Shri Mata Vaishno Devi University, India
Dr. Hui Lv, Hubei University of Technology, China
Dr. Vincenzo Costanzo, University of Reading, UK


Editorial and Production

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