Published at the end of 2018, the new European Standard EN 17037 deals with daylight in buildings. It is the first Europe-wide standard to deal exclusively with the design for, and provision of, daylight.
Two hundred modules of the VELUX Modular Skylight system were installed as part of an innovative lighting and ventilation strategy led by BAM Construction and AHR Architects for the Ministry of Defence’s new UK Hydrographic Office.
In today’s built up society, natural daylight has been replaced with artificial forms of light, like electric lighting. The effects are widespread. From deteriorating health to declining performance, it’s becoming increasingly obvious that daylight isn’t just a nice-to-have resource, it’s a basic human need.
The new CPD offers a review of the latest regulatory changes in the design and construction of education buildings specifically relating to rooflights, as well as a look at the benefits of natural light and ventilation.