Definition of daylighting in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈdeɪlaɪtɪŋ/


[mass noun]
The illumination of buildings by natural light: daylighting is achieved by using properly designed windows and skylights
More example sentences
  • Despite the benefits of daylighting, direct natural light can produce glare.
  • A ground-source heat-pump system, daylighting, and electric light sensors minimize energy use.
  • At the turn of the 20th century, most buildings used daylighting as the major source of daytime illumination.

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