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Shop window lighting: the use of sun to improve the visual appeal and reduce energy demand

Author
Anagnou, E.; Coch, H.; Crespo, I.
Type of activity
Presentation of work at congresses
Name of edition
30th International PLEA Conference
Date of publication
2014
Presentation's date
2014-12-18
Book of congress proceedings
30th International PLEA Conference: Sustainable habitat for developing societies: choosing the way forward: December 16-18, 2014: Proceedings
First page
159
Last page
166
Publisher
CEPT University Press
Project funding
Mediterranean urban morphology characterization: identification of parameters involved in architectural energy efficiency
Repository
http://hdl.handle.net/2117/83409 Open in new window
URL
http://www.plea2014.in/presenting-author-list/ Open in new window
Abstract
The present study deals with the potential reduction of energy consumption for the lighting of shop window displays, which is a highly energy-consuming sector. Light has the power of attracting people´s attention, which is one of the goals of the trading and selling activity and very high illuminance levels are usually recommended. In the Mediterranean areas, where daytime lasts for many hours, commercial activity takes place mainly under sunshine conditions and shop windows frequently fail to ...
Citation
Anagnou, E., Coch, H., Crespo, I. Shop window lighting: the use of sun to improve the visual appeal and reduce energy demand. A: International PLEA Conference. "30th International PLEA Conference: Sustainable habitat for developing societies: choosing the way forward: December 16-18, 2014: Proceedings". Ahmedabad: CEPT University Press, 2014, p. 159-166.
Keywords
Display lighting, Passive design, Saving energy, Shop-window
Group of research
AIEM - Architecture, energy and environment
CPSV - Centre of Land Policy and Valuations

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