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

Author
Anagnou, E.; Coch, H.; Crespo, I.
Type of activity
Journal article
Journal
Athens Journal of Mediterranean Studies
Date of publication
2015-07
Volume
1
Number
3
First page
249
Last page
259
Project funding
Mediterranean urban morphology characterization: identification of parameters involved in architectural energy efficiency
Repository
http://hdl.handle.net/2117/83249 Open in new window
http://paper.researchbib.com/view/paper/51781 Open in new window
URL
http://www.athensjournals.gr/ajms Open in new window
Abstract
The present study deals with the potential reduction of energy consumption for lighting of shop window displays in the Mediterranean countries. Urban commerce has a very high impact on economics and it 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 t...
Citation
Anagnou, E., Coch, H., Crespo, I. Shop-window lighting in the Mediterranean countries: the use of sun to improve visual appeal and reduce energy demand. "Athens Journal of Mediterranean Studies", Juliol 2015, vol. 1, núm. 3, p. 249-259.
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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