Property Managers/Commercial Builders
For most buildings incorporating daylighting, the overall energy savings will range from 15 to 40 percent. Although energy savings and sustainability may be the reasons companies initially opt for daylighting, it can also have an improve the productivity and satisfaction of employees, students and even clients and retail customers.
People have a natural attraction and a need for daylight. Studies suggest daylighting has a direct impact on well-being, productivity and overall sense of satisfaction. Even retail stores like Wal-Mart have seen the environmental and monetary benefits of daylighting for both employees and consumers. In an experiment, stores including skylights over certain departments found that overall sales per square foot were higher in the departments lit by natural light.
Helpful VELUX Commercial Builder / Property Manager Resources
- VELUX Commercial Products: Daylighting through the roofs of commercial buildings provides many benefits that no other light source can offer. With VELUX commercial products you can provide optimal light distribution at the building’s core while minimizing glare and enhancing your architectural designs.
- VELUX Daylight Visualizer: This software tool is available for both Windows and Mac computers. It is a simple modeling tool for daylighting design and analysis.
Sky Light Drawings, Specifications, and Instructions
VELUX has an extensive site that provides drawings and specifications such as architectural drawings, commercial application drawings, and more. They also provide installation instructions that include help, videos, and blinds installation.
Technical Information and Tools
Need fast access to technical information about VELUX products as well as ideas and support? The VELUX Builders/Remodelers page is for you.