The Performance of Daylight through Various Windows for Residential Buildings

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Sharifah Nor Fairuz Syed Husin
Zarina Yasmin Hanur Harith


A good daylighting strategy is necessary in order to decrease energy consumption for artificial lighting. To provide effective internal illumination, the placing of the right openings in the right positions with a suitable type of windows and glazing is important. This study focused on the various types and materials of glass and windows, in order to identify the quantity and quality of daylight that penetrates into residential buildings. Based on a series of measurements, it was identified that type of glazing and window gives major significance to the performance of daylight and thermal performance in residential buildings.

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Syed Husin, S.N.F. and Hanur Harith, Z.Y. 2018. The Performance of Daylight through Various Windows for Residential Buildings. Asian Journal of Environment-Behaviour Studies. 3, 6 (Jan. 2018), 169–178. DOI:


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