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Light Scoops: A Design Guide
Title:  Light Scoops: A Design Guide
Date:  2013
Author(s):  Jennifer Brons; Leora Radetsky
Number of Pages:  4 pages
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This guide provides information on the design of a light scoop an innovative type of skylight that increases daylight in the winter relative to summer. The guide includes a performance comparison of light scoops vs. other conventional skylights. The guide demonstrates how to design the light scoops to meet target light levels. This publication includes a case study evaluating the performance of fourteen light scoops installed at a corporate headquarters in central New York State.

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