DElight2 Daylighting Analysis in Energy Plus: Integration and Preliminary User Results

Publication Type

Conference Paper

Date Published

08/2005

LBNL Report Number

LBNL-57531

Abstract

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 building thermal simulation tools. This paper updates the DElight capability set, the status of integration into the simulation tool EnergyPlus, and describes a sample analysis of a simple model from the user perspective.

Conference Name

Building Simulation 2005

Year of Publication

2005

Conference Location

Montreal, Canada

Call Number

LBNL-57531