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Daylight Sufficiency Goal

The daylight sufficiency goal specifies the amount of daylight needed to provide adequate light to perform typical tasks appropriate to each space, without additional electric lighting. It is measured in lumens or foot-candles. 

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  • The Importance of Daylight - GSA Sustainable Facilities Tool

    The Importance of Daylight Highlights from the U.S. Department of Energy's “Energy...prefer to be in spaces with abundant daylight, a critical question is to what extent
    https://sftool.gov › learn › about › 579 › importance-daylight
  • Resources > Lighting - GSA Sustainable Facilities Tool

    ...by setting a Lighting Power Density goal. Limit the use of outdoor and accent...Optimize Daylighting: Set a daylight sufficiency goal and employ a daylighting strategy
    https://sftool.gov › explore › green-building › section › 36 › lighting › resources-impact
  • Circadian Light - GSA Sustainable Facilities Tool

    ...local time. If a person receives a sufficient amount of light to be awake when...the benefits of circadian-effective daylight can be supplemented through electric
    https://sftool.gov › learn › about › 577 › circadian-light
  • System Bundling > Lighting - GSA Sustainable Facilities Tool

    ...be bundled together. Optimizing Daylighting Technologies: Shading/Glare Control...Controls, Daylighting Employ a layers of light approach which uses daylight for basic
    https://sftool.gov › explore › green-building › section › 4 › lighting › system-bundling
  • Buildings and Health - GSA Sustainable Facilities Tool

    ...a connection to nature Access to daylight from all regularly occupied spaces...Biophilic Design Destination Nodes Daylight Access Quiet and Wellness Rooms Water
    https://sftool.gov › learn › about › 576 › buildings-health
  • Integrative Design Process > IEQ - GSA Sustainable Facilities Tool

    ...lighting and acoustical engineers with a goal to maximize occupant comfort and health...lighting and acoustical engineers with a goal to maximize occupant comfort and health...lighting and acoustic requirements are sufficient to meet the task needs of the space
    https://sftool.gov › explore › green-building › section › 31 › ieq › integrative-design-process
  • Integrative Design Process > Lighting - GSA Sustainable Facilities Tool

    ...the lighting strategy. Maximizing daylight requires meticulous planning of not...successful lighting upgrade that meets the goals of everyone on the integrative team
    https://sftool.gov › explore › green-building › section › 2 › lighting › integrative-design-process
  • Health and Wellness Crosswalk - GSA Sustainable Facilities Tool

    ...establish operational health and wellness goals by exploring how the Federal Guiding...establish operational health and wellness goals by exploring how the Federal Guiding...Exposure from Pest Management Programs Daylight and Circadian Rhythm Diet Exercise
    https://sftool.gov › learn › crosswalk
  • Human Behavior > IEQ - GSA Sustainable Facilities Tool

    ...human impacts associated with it . Goals can only be identified and achieved...human impacts associated with it . Goals can only be identified and achieved...project, regardless if its primary goal is IEQ related, and could save wasted
    https://sftool.gov › explore › green-building › section › 49 › ieq › human-impact
  • Indoor Environmental Quality (IEQ) - GSA Sustainable Facilities Tool

    ...includes air quality, but also access to daylight and views, pleasant acoustic conditions...when needed and whether there is sufficient space for occupants. Building managers
    https://sftool.gov › learn › about › 1 › indoor-environmental-quality-ieq
  • Integrative Design Process > HVAC - GSA Sustainable Facilities Tool

    ...thermal comfort for occupants and sufficient ventilation for indoor air quality...cooling as lighting power increases. Daylighting systems can save on lighting energy
    https://sftool.gov › explore › green-building › section › 10 › hvac › integrative-design-process
  • The Workplace Environment as a Catalyst for Social Change - GSA Sustainable Facilities Tool

    ...wanted to offer its customers. Project Goals Through numerous internal workshops...the PBS team developed the following goals for the workplace renovation. Improve
    https://sftool.gov › learn › about › 142 › workplace-environment-catalyst-social-change
  • Spatial Equity - GSA Sustainable Facilities Tool

    ...space. Assure equitable access to daylight and views. Lower workstation panels...and view corridors will increase daylight and views to the outdoors. Lower panels
    https://sftool.gov › learn › about › 245 › spatial-equity
  • Transformation to Net Zero Energy - GSA Sustainable Facilities Tool

    ...investments impact the Net Zero Energy goal. Prepare a basic action plan and start...devices Insulation Natural ventilation Daylighting Efficient systems. As you reduce
    https://sftool.gov › plan › 421 › transformation-net-energy
  • Child Care Centers - GSA Sustainable Facilities Tool

    ...the children and energy efficiency goals of the building or space. Source: GSA's...minimize maintenance time and efforts. Daylight sensors can be used to control fixtures
    https://sftool.gov › learn › about › 502 › child-care-centers
  • Occupant Comfort - GSA Sustainable Facilities Tool

    ...on energy use. The energy reduction goals for federal office buildings may sometimes...their behaviors to help achieve energy goals. Benefits: Social: Improved employee
    https://sftool.gov › learn › about › 242 › occupant-comfort
  • Health - GSA Sustainable Facilities Tool

    ...psychological well-being - provide daylight for aesthetic pleasantness, access...windows to provide fresh air and daylight, views to outdoor activity, and connections
    https://sftool.gov › learn › about › 244 › health
  • System Bundling > IEQ - GSA Sustainable Facilities Tool

    ...be bundled together. Optimizing Daylighting Technologies: Shading/Glare Control...Control, Lighting Controls, Daylighting Large windows provide light to spaces along
    https://sftool.gov › explore › green-building › section › 33 › ieq › system-bundling
  • Furniture, Fixtures, and Equipment - GSA Sustainable Facilities Tool

    ...again and again Maximize access to daylight and views Select light colors that...that reflect light in support of daylight strategies Consider low height workstation
    https://sftool.gov › plan › 264 › furniture-fixtures-equipment
  • Keys to Success - GSA Sustainable Facilities Tool

    ...include: Think about sustainability goals and strategies as early as possible...selected for walls should enhance the daylighting strategies, the modular furniture
    https://sftool.gov › plan › 250 › keys-success

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