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Introduction to natural daylight design in domestic properties

Technical Document NTD12

Introduction to natural daylight design in domestic properties

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Abstract

Factors to consider when designing and specifying rooflights for domestic buildings; including health and well-being, types of daylight and its quality, benefits and effects of rooflights, energy efficiency, daylight control and sun-screening, and design ramifications.

History

Supersedes the 2015 edition.

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Publisher History

Developing standards and codes of practice in the provision of natural light in built environments, NARM represents UK designers and manufacturers of rooflights from polycarbonate domes and barrel vaults, to GRP factory rooflights and structural glass skylights and atria.


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NBS has produced specification systems and information products for construction industry professionals for more than 40 years. The National Building Specification is the recognised UK national standard and is used by over 5,000 organisations. NBS is part of RIBA Enterprises Ltd.

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