Daylight and Window Preferences in Dwellings

  • Petersen, Mads Dines (Project Participant)

Project Details


Moving around in the densecities it is seen that the use of curtains and blinds varies significantly.Some completely glazed facades are open, whereas others are almost completelyclosed off with curtains or blinds. Present research focuses on the operationof curtains and blinds in apartments in dense cities. With the increasedknowledge about lights’ effect on health and well-being, as well as the currentfocus on passive strategies to reduce the energy consumption in buildingswithout decreasing the indoor environment, it is important to understand howand why the users operates curtains and blinds like they do, in order to designbuildings that supports the needs of the users.

Effective start/end date01/09/2013 → …
  • 28th CIE Session

    Mads Dines Petersen (Speaker)

    28 Jun 20154 Jul 2015

    Activity: Talks and presentationsConference presentations