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DElight: A Daylighting and Electric Lighting Simulation Engine

An eight-page building simulation paper. DElight is a simulation engine for daylight and electric lighting system analysis in buildings. DElight calculates interior illuminance levels from daylight, and the subsequent contribution required from electric lighting to meet a desired interior illuminance. DElight has been specifically designed to integrate with a building thermal simulation on a time-step basis, for whole-building analysis. This paper describes the simulation methods used in DElight and some of the key details of software implementation.

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Date Of Record Release 2010-11-16 16:49:30
Description An eight-page building simulation paper. DElight is a simulation engine for daylight and electric lighting system analysis in buildings. DElight calculates interior illuminance levels from daylight, and the subsequent contribution required from electric lighting to meet a desired interior illuminance. DElight has been specifically designed to integrate with a building thermal simulation on a time-step basis, for whole-building analysis. This paper describes the simulation methods used in DElight and some of the key details of software implementation.
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Keyword Eighth International IBPSA Conference, Simulation, Construction
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Date Of Record Creation 2010-11-16 16:41:45
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Date Last Modified 2010-11-16 16:49:30
Creator Hitchcock, R.J. & Carroll, W.L.
Language English
Date Record Checked: 2010-11-16 00:00:00 (W3C-DTF)

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