Definition of daylighting in English:

daylighting

noun

mass noun
  • The illumination of buildings by natural light.

    ‘daylighting is achieved by using properly designed windows and skylights’
    • ‘Courtrooms, lobbies and offices are designed to maximize daylighting.’
    • ‘A ground-source heat-pump system, daylighting, and electric light sensors minimize energy use.’
    • ‘For example, research shows daylighting can cut electric power consumption by 35 to 50 percent.’
    • ‘Among the courses on lighting fundamentals, one workshop focused on daylighting: the maximization of diffuse, indirect sunlight.’
    • ‘These include natural ventilation and daylighting for the main exhibit halls.’
    • ‘The interior courtyard, with interactive spaces at lower and upper levels, facilitates daylighting and natural ventilation.’
    • ‘These panels create a beautiful pattern of diffuse light during daylighting.’
    • ‘For example, a building that uses extensive daylighting techniques will reduce the amount of heat given off by lighting fixtures.’
    • ‘It's important to be able to adjust the levels of your electric lighting to adapt to the hourly and seasonal changes in daylighting.’
    • ‘Despite the benefits of daylighting, direct natural light can produce glare.’
    • ‘At the turn of the 20th century, most buildings used daylighting as the major source of daytime illumination.’
    • ‘Overlooking Newport Harbor, the school uses daylighting and natural ventilation strategies to take advantage of the Southern California climate.’
    • ‘Sun-drenched California offers a veritable laboratory for daylighting.’
    • ‘Other energy-efficient measures include daylighting and jumbo heating, ventilation and air conditioning units in the assembly plant.’
    • ‘North light is very effective for daylighting and south light is controllable.’
    • ‘It features structural cooling, good daylighting, and wind-driven natural ventilation.’
    • ‘The new bank incorporates many green features, including operable windows, energy efficiency and daylighting to the floors below ground.’
    • ‘The reliance on daylighting and the lack of air-conditioning have greatly reduced the electrical loads.’
    • ‘The overall design is very restrained, creating interior spaces with generous daylighting and views to the exterior.’
    • ‘Skylights maximize daylighting.’

Pronunciation

daylighting

/ˈdeɪlaɪtɪŋ/