EETD Develops New Daylighting Technology

October 2006
Buildings;Oct2006, Vol. 100 Issue 10, p11
Trade Publication
This article reports that the Environmental Energy Technologies Division of the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory in Berkeley, California under the U.S. Department of Energy is developing wireless-networking technology that can reduce electric lighting in buildings by taking advantage of daylight. Although the first generation of daylighting technology effectively saves energy, the required wired network and high installation costs are barriers to implementation.


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