Case Study: 5 Ways Verdacity Improved Daylight in School Design

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Co-authored by: Kris Callori, Verdacity and LightStanza Verdacity’s strategy is to implement big moves early, followed by progressively smaller ones that cumulatively result in a cohesive, effective building daylight strategy. This provides the maximum opportunity to gain LEED points. Verdacity integrates their methods with the typical architectural design process and conducts studies to inform building orientation, […]

How Verdacity Applies Climate Based Modeling for Better Daylight Design

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Co-authored by: Kris Callori, Verdacity and LightStanza Verdacity is a building sustainability consultancy headquartered in Albuquerque, New Mexico that informs the design of high performance buildings.  They use an integrative approach in all of their company service areas, starting with the discovery phase, then moving towards more detailed evaluations, and finally affirming design selections for […]

Visualizing Innovations in Daylight Modeling – LightFair International 2019

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Daniel Glaser presented at LightFair International in Philadelphia on May 21, 2019 with Kevin Van Den Wymelenberg (University of Oregon) and Matthew Tanteri (HLB Lighting). The course titled “Visualizing Innovations in Daylight Modeling” explored how daylight modeling and analysis have evolved and considerations for daylight when designing for electrical lighting. An excerpt from Dan and […]

Meet Us at LightFair 2019!

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Join LightStanza founder, Daniel Glaser, PhD in Philadelphia May 21 – 23 for the LightFair International Conference. Dan will be co-presenting on “Visualizing Innovations in Daylight Modeling” on May 21 from 2-3PM. See more on the session here: https://www.lightfair.com/browse/#/courses/493358

California Daylighting Symposium 2019

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Dan Glaser, LightStanza founder, spoke at the 2019 Daylighting Symposium put on by the California Investor-Owned Utilities, in partnership with the National Electrical Manufacturers Association Daylight Management Council this past week in Sacramento, California. The symposium brought together a diverse group to explore daylight management solutions that address glare mitigating through the design, evaluation, application, […]

LEED v 4.1 Scorecards Now Available!

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Available now to comply with the USGBC draft of new scoring for the LEED daylight credit called LEED v4.1. Please note per Dan’s recommendations to the USGBC that this new version does not account for glary spaces and has other limitations which we hope the USGBC will rectify.  In the meantime, LightStanza also offers several […]

How LightStanza Makes Parametric Analysis Easy

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Want to compare how different materials can affect daylight, views and glare in your design?  Here’s how to: Easily apply materials to the same model & save different versions as separate designs: https://youtu.be/0M5ju-KLa9k Run the same simulation on multiple designs:  https://youtu.be/WRkxs-Bv038 Split screen to compare and view 2 different reports/analyses side by side: https://youtu.be/KYg-JjOTTqQ Please email support@lightstanza.com or visit the LightStanza […]

LightStanza Presents: “Bringing Daylight Analysis off the Grid: A Novel Big Data approach”

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2018 Building Performance Analysis Conference and SimBuildSeptember 26-28, 2018 Hilton Chicago 720 S Michigan Ave Chicago, IL 60605  Daniel Glaser of LightStanza has been invited to present “Bringing Daylight Analysis off the Grid: A Novel Big Data approach” at the 2018 Building Performance Analysis Conference and Simbuild, which is co-organized by ASHRAE and IBPSA-USA.  Although climate-based annual metrics […]