Delight2 Daylighting Analysis in Energy Plus: Integration and Preliminary User Results

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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.

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Carroll, William L. & Hitchcock, Robert J. April 26, 2005.

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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.

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  • Building Simulation 2005, Montreal, Quebec (CA), 08/15/2005--08/18/2005

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Carroll, William L. & Hitchcock, Robert J. Delight2 Daylighting Analysis in Energy Plus: Integration and Preliminary User Results, article, April 26, 2005; Berkeley, California. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc782721/: accessed August 21, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.