Daylight

Why Are Green Buildings Leading The Way?

Green buildings have a lasting impact both on the environment and on the people who live in them. Much has been said and written about the positive impact of green homes on the physical and emotional well-being of their dwellers and the overall ecosystem itself.

How to Maximise Light and Space In Your Kitchen

How to Maximise Light and Space In Your Kitchen?

Share on facebook Share on google Share on twitter Share on linkedin With the changes in lifestyle and the cost of buying a new home outweighing the cost of renovating or extending a property, it’s not surprising that the “don’t move, improve” philosophy continues to strengthen. Houzz’s survey shows that the renovation priorities for homeowners …

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Glazing solutions to enhance Well-being, Safety and Recovery in Healthcare Buildings

How To Maximize Well-being, Safety and Recovery in Healthcare Buildings?

It has been proven that patients recover faster, employees are more motivated and everyone feels better and more comfortable in light, safe and modern healthcare buildings. Glass connects patients to the world outside by letting natural light into the building. The effects of daylight are in direct correlation to faster recovery, improved emotional well-being and …

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CLEARSHADE™ IGU: ONE PRODUCT FOR DAYLIGHTING, SOLAR SHADING, USER COMFORT

Panelite’s ClearShade Used To Illuminate The Parrish Art Museum

Panelite ClearShade skylight glazing was specified by architects Herzog & de Meuron and daylighting engineers ARUP to achieve their goal of providing a naturally daylight environment, similar to that of artists’ studios, for viewing the collection at the Parrish Art Museum in Water Mill, New York. Since most of the galleries’ illuminance comes from skylights, …

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How To Maximize Daylight Without Scrimping On Design

Natural light not only makes a home feel lighter and brighter, but also bigger and more welcoming. Then there are the health benefits that are afforded by more natural light. Improved mood, improved sleep, boosted vitamin D storage and healthier eye development are all plus points associated with being exposed (within reason) to more natural …

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CLEARSHADE™ IGU: ONE PRODUCT FOR DAYLIGHTING, SOLAR SHADING, USER COMFORT

Clearshade™ IGU: One product for daylighting, solar shading and user comfort

Panelite’s ClearShade™ high performance exterior glazing allows architects, engineers and building owners to meet daylighting, energy efficiency, user comfort and aesthetic goals in a single product. Most critical for energy efficiency and return on investment, ClearShade™ technology optimizes both daylighting and solar heat control, while most glazing solutions favor one of these goals at the expense of …

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Why Is Natural Light So Important?

Civic architecture is all about creating buildings that engage with their communities.  It’s about creating places and spaces in which we are able to respond positively to our surroundings at a human level. That process of civic design, as with all architecture, is about balancing form and function in a complete building that looks good …

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DAYLIGHT ANALYSIS & GLAZING SELECTION: A CASE STUDY

Daylight Analysis & Glazing Selection: A Case Study

Natural lighting is an extremely important part of any building – simply because it is beneficial to both comfort and energy efficiency of an interior space. Having ideal natural lighting inside a building can reduce the dependency on artificial lighting and create a much more holistic environment for rest, relaxation and work. Yet, enabling the …

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