Daylighting 101

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Quiz for daylighting 101 webex- to be taken by those viewing the webinar after the fact. �


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Who designs the daylighting system in a building?
    • A. 

      Architects

    • B. 

      Electrical engineers

    • C. 

      Lighting consultants

    • D. 

      Interior designers

    • E. 

      Architects & interior designers

  • 2. 
    Which building configuration would be harder to effectively daylight?
    • A. 

      A long skinny building with most windows facing east and west.

    • B. 

      A long skinny building with most windows facing north and south.

  • 3. 
      Which of the following is NOT a valid way of demonstrating compliance with LEED v3 Credit 8.1- Daylight and Views, Daylight 75% of all regularly occupied spaces?
    • A. 

      Illuminance measurements in the building after construction is complete.

    • B. 

      Calculation of daylight using the “Prescriptive Calculation Method”

    • C. 

      Computer simulation of the daylighting

    • D. 

      The IESNA Recommended Practice Method..

  • 4. 
    A group of students enters a lounge with a skylight in the middle.  The skylight is casting a large amount of light into the center of the room and very little light around the edges of the room.  The students find it hard to see, are squinting and avoiding looking directly at the pool of light in the room.  This is most likely due to:
    • A. 

      The illuminance levels in the center of the room being more than double those at the edges.

    • B. 

      The illuminance levels in the center of the room being more than five times those at the edges.

    • C. 

      Drinking too much the night before- rowdy students!

  • 5. 
    The quality and quantity of daylight entering a building is constant throughout the year. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    You can never have too much daylight.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
     Daylighting strategies always save energy.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    Which of the following was NOT a daylighting technique employed by Alvar Aalto in the Mt. Angel Abbey Library?
    • A. 

      North facing light monitors.

    • B. 

      Stacks parallel to windows

    • C. 

      Skylights.

    • D. 

      Reflectors and scoops to reflect light and minimize glare.

  • 9. 
     If you can’t get enough of clear sky days, which EYP office would you want to work at the most?
    • A. 

      Washington, DC

    • B. 

      Orlando, FL

    • C. 

      New York, NY

    • D. 

      Albany, NY

    • E. 

      Boston, MA

    • F. 

      Greenville, SC

  • 10. 
     Which of the following is not a documented outcome of have a daylit building:
    • A. 

      Higher test scores

    • B. 

      Better looking employees

    • C. 

      Lower absenteeism

    • D. 

      Lower energy bills