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Title: Electrochromic glazing in buildings: A case study
Authors: Mardaljevic, John
Kelly Waskett, Ruth
Painter, Birgit
Issue Date: 2015
Publisher: © Wiley
Citation: MARDALJEVIC, J., KELLY WASKETT, R. and PAINTER, B. 2015. Electrochromic Glazing in Buildings: A Case Study. Electrochromic Materials and Devices, Oxford: Wiley, pp. 571-592.
Abstract: © 2015 Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA. A major application area for electrochromic devices is architectural glazing, particularly that for office buildings which are often highly glazed. This chapter begins with an overview of daylighting in non-residential buildings and explains why the traditional control solutions, for example, blinds, often lead to the under-exploitation of the daylighting potential of the building. It reviews the control of daylight in buildings together with reasons why the traditional methods, for example, venetian blinds, are habitually used in a sub-optimal fashion, often negating the daylight potential afforded by the glazing design. Various types of chromogenic and variable transmission glazing (VTG) are outlined, and the potential for practical use in buildings together with operational factors and performance issues is discussed. The chapter concludes with a description of and preliminary findings from a case study evaluation of a pair of offices spaces in the United Kingdom fitted with EC glazing.
Description: This paper is in closed access.
Version: Accepted for publication
DOI: 10.1002/9783527679850.ch19
URI: https://dspace.lboro.ac.uk/2134/21312
Publisher Link: http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/9783527679850.ch19
ISBN: 9783527336104
Appears in Collections:Closed Access (Civil and Building Engineering)

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