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Journal of Daylighting

  • Topics: Lighting and Solar Energy
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  • Submission deadline: 10 October 2022
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  • Topics: Renewable Energy, Solar Energy, Lighting, Daylighting
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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 2021: 2.6
SCImago Journal Rank (SJR) 2021: 0.33
Source Normalized Impact per Paper (SNIP) 2021: 1.06

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Articles

Daylight Distribution Improvement Using Automated Prismatic Louvre

Louvre is a common type of shading devices and has been increasingly used in office buildings. Meanwhile, some reflective types of louvre have been used to provide shade and to redirect daylight deep into buildings interior simultaneously. Furthermore, daylighting systems have been recently engaged with automation control to improve their performance and increase their accuracy.

Ahmad Eltaweel, Mohamed Alaa Mandour, Qinghua Lv, Yuehong Su
Research article | 03 April 2020


Thermographic Mobile Mapping of Urban Environment for Lighting and Energy Studies

The generation of 3D models of buildings has been proved as a useful procedure for multiple applications related to energy, from energy rehabilitation management to design of heating systems, analysis of solar contribution to both heating and lighting of buildings.

Susana Lagüela López, Javier Cereijo García, Joaquín Martínez Sánchez, David Roca Bernárdez, Henrique Lorenzo Cimadevila
Research article | 22 December 2014


A Methodology to Link the Internal Heat Gains from Lighting to the Global Consumption for the Energy Certification of Buildings in Italy

This paper critically discusses the procedure prescribed by the Italian Technical Standards to account for the internal gains in the calculation of the energy performance indices for a building. This procedure is based on a tabular value set depending on the building usage only (e.

Valerio R.M. Lo Verso, Guglielmina Mutani, Laura Blaso
Research article | 22 December 2014


Application of Micro-structured Sunlighting Systems in Different Climatic Zones

Two-sided micro-structures on windowpanes have been developed for redirecting sunlight into the depth of rooms in order to improve daylighting. In a joint research project comprehensive sunlighting-systems for windows are developed, integrating micro-structures in triple-glass units.

Helmut F.O. Mueller
Research article | 04 September 2019


Design and optical evaluation of a novel asymmetric lens-walled compound parabolic concentrator (ALCPC) integration with building south wall

Solar concentrating system is an effective way of combing solar energy with the building to satisfy the needs besides of electricity and hot water, also includes building heating, refrigeration, dehumidification, which require higher quality heat source. This paper put forward a novel static incorporated asymmetric lens-walled compound parabolic concentrator (ALCPC), which is composed of the mirror CPC and lens-walled structure, and can make full use of the total internal reflection and specular reflection.

Qingdong Xuan, Guiqiang Li, Gang Pei, Yuehong Su, Jie Ji
Research article | 04 September 2017


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

Daylight quality and quantity in Algerian schools show serious problems in ensuring visual comfort of students and teachers. Some problems are due to window design, which leads to excessive amount of sunlight penetration into the classrooms. The consequences are glare and heat gain.

Mesloub Abdelhakim, Yaik-Wah Lim, Mohd Zin Kandar
Research article | 10 April 2019


Daylight utilization with light pipe in farm animal production: a simulation approach

Light pipes, which are complex optical systems, offer a passive way to bring daylight to deep buildings, such as agricultural buildings. However, the lack of reliable performance predictability methods for light pipes represents a major obstacle preventing their widespread use.

Alejandro Pacheco Diéguez’, Niko Gentile, Hans von Wachenfelt, Marie-Claude Duboisba
Research article | 08 January 2016


A New Trend for Indoor Lighting Design Based on A Hybrid Methodology

Most power system planners are interested in the savings of electrical power consumption. Various references demonstrate that the highest consumed power is by the lighting systems standing around 19% of worldwide energy consumption. This article presents novel design methodology leading to maximizing revenue due to savings in electrical energy consumption through energy efficient installations.

Fathalla Selim, Samah Mohammed Elkholy, Ahmed Fahmy Bendary
Research article | 02 July 2020


Experimental Investigation of Overall Energy Performance in Algerian Office Building Integrated Photovoltaic Window under Semi-Arid Climate

Building integrated photovoltaic (BIPV) energy has now become one of the most significant renewable energy alternatives for providing natural daylight and clean energy. As such, this study was conducted for the first time in Algeria to experimentally evaluate the BIPV window energy and lighting energy savings of a typical office building under the semi-arid climate condition.

Mesloub Abdelhakim, Mohd Zin Kandar, Yaik-Wah Lim
Research article | 09 June 2019


Appraisal of the visual environment in an industrial factory: a case study in subtropical climates

The physiological and psychological benefits of daylighting for office occupants have been well explored. Current research usually focuses on visual comfort in office buildings. However, there is limited knowledge about daylight quality in industrial work environments.

Kieu Pham, Veronica Garcia-Hansen, Gillian Isoardic
Research article | 10 September 2016


The Impact of Courtyard and Street Canyon Surroundings on Global Illuminance and Estimated UV Index in the Tropics

Exposing oneself to outdoor daylight in the morning can be healthy and harmful at the same time, due to the risk of ultraviolet exposure. The presence of surrounding buildings in the urban context may also influence the risk. This study aims to identify the impact of courtyard and street canyon surroundings of various size and heights on the peak time and values of global illuminances and ultraviolet index (UVI), for the case of a tropical city.

Rizki A. Mangkuto, Mochamad Donny Koerniawan, Beta Paramita
Research article | 24 August 2020


A Novel Approach to Multi-Apertures and Multi-Aspects Ratio Light Pipe

Daylightophil architecture concept is one of the most significant ways to reduce the electrical load consumption in building sector. In deep-plan buildings, or windowless buildings, advanced light transmission systems are used to compensate lighting demands in high-performance architecture theory.

Ali Goharian, Mohammadjavad Mahdavinejad
Research article | 16 September 2020


Acrylic Panels Applications as Building Materials and Daylighting Devices

Enormous studies have been conducted to enhance the daylighting utilization in buildings either by direct lighting techniques, lighting reflection systems, lighting transporting systems, or by light tracking systems. The current research aims at evaluating acrylic panels as a light transmitting medium and studying their possible applications to bring natural light to inner spaces due to the lack of researches on acrylic sheets.

Rawan AlQudah, Ahmed Freewan
Research article | 12 December 2020


Impact of Building Typology on Daylight Optimization Using Building Information Modeling: Apartments in Erbil City as a Case Study

Daylight represents one of the crucial factors that affect directly on the building performance and its occupants. This study assesses the daylight performance in the multi-storey residential buildings (apartments) in Erbil city. It aims to find out the impact of building typology on daylighting quality and quantity.

Mohammed Nadhim Majeed, Faris Ali Mustafa, Husein Ali Husein
Research article | 24 December 2019


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Dr Valerio Roberto Maria Lo Verso
Politecnico di Torino (Polytechnic University of Turin)
Italy

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Prof. Barbara Szybinska Matusiak
NTNU
Norway

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Dr Ferdinando Salata
University of Rome
Italy

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Dr Fabio Peron
IUAV University of Venice
Italy

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Dr Lambros T. Doulos
National Technical University of Athens
Greece

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Dr Boon Han Lim
Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman
Malaysia

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Dr Susana Lagüela López
University of Vigo
Spain

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Dr Paola Sansoni
CNR-INO
Italy

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Dr Canan Kandilli
Usak University
Turkey

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Dr Arsenio Barbón
University of Oviedo
Spain

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Dr Petar Pejic
University of Niš
Serbia

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Dr Hui Shen
Texas A&M University-Kingsville
USA

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Dr. Francesca Fragliasso
University of Naples Federico II
Italy

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Dr Ahmed A. Y. Freewan
Jordan University of Science and Technology
Jordan

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Wei Wang
Southeast University
中国

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Dr. Francesco Nocera
Department of Civil Engineering and Architecture, University of Catania (ITALY)
Italy

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Prof. BANU MANAV
Kadir Has University
Turkey

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Dr. Feride Şener Yılmaz
EcoBEAM
Turkey

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Dr. Peng XUE
Beijing University of Technology
China

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Dr Karam Mustafa Al-Obaidi
Sheffield Hallam University
UK

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