Simulation of direct solar radiation transmission in a building well

Juan José Eliçabe Urriol, Horacio A. Belluccia

Abstract


Propagation of direct solar radiation in a simple design light-well of quasi-specular inner surface is simulated using a stochastic model. Irradiances on inner windows and also on the well bottom were calculated for typical situations. The numerical results are of significance from the daylighting point of view.

Keywords


solar radiation; reflection; dayligthing; light-wells; stochastic; building

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.21640/ns.v3i5.196

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