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Yellow is green: An opportunity for energy savings through colour in architectural spaces

Author
Lopez, J.; Isalgue, A.; Coch, H.; Crespo, I.; Alonso, C.
Type of activity
Journal article
Journal
Energy and buildings
Date of publication
2014-05-12
Volume
78
First page
105
Last page
112
DOI
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.enbuild.2014.04.011 Open in new window
Repository
http://hdl.handle.net/2117/24775 Open in new window
URL
http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.enbuild.2014.04.011 Open in new window
Abstract
Today, the building sector is one of the greatest energy consumers of the world. Therefore, it is impor-tant that designers think about strategies to save energy at the different stages of the building process,including during its life. Considering that a great deal of energy will be spent in artificial lighting, animprovement in the performance in front of light of the architecture itself could lead to a better vision ofthe spaces, which depends on the quantity and quality of light available an...
Citation
López, J. [et al.]. Yellow is green: An opportunity for energy savings through colour in architectural spaces. "Energy and buildings", 12 Maig 2014, vol. 78, p. 105-112.
Keywords
Architectural spaces, Colour, Energy savings, Lighting quality, Luminance, Luminosity, Spatial brightness, Visual perception
Group of research
AIEM - Architecture, energy and environment
CPSV - Centre of Land Policy and Valuations

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