Reflective glazing units

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Series titleCanadian Building Digest; no. CBD-101
Physical description7 p.
Subjectreflective glass; light transmission; shade; thermal conduction; Heat performance
AbstractThe shading coefficient, U-value, and light transmission factors for reflective glazing units are compared with those for ordinary windows and heat absorbing windows with and without inside shades. The luminous efficacy of the daylight transmitted through the reflective glazing units is shown to be considerably higher than for artificial light sources.
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PublisherNational Research Council Canada. Division of Building Research
AffiliationNational Research Council Canada
NoteAussi disponible en français : Les vitres réfléchissantes
Peer reviewedNo
NRC numberNRC-IRC-1775
NPARC number20328066
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Record identifier8214e1ba-a79f-4503-bce1-75e700c2080d
Record created2012-07-18
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