Learn the Lingo – Daylighting

If you are looking to convert your basement into a livable area, or cut down on your electric bill you may come across the term “Daylighting”. Here’s a quick rundown of what it’s all about.

Daylighting is the term for design basic that is centuries old. Placement of windows and reflective surfaces is determined by taking into account the position of your house in relation to the sun. This allows you to maximize the amount of natural light coming into your home leading to energy savings for you.

For a more in depth look at daylight you can check out this video from the U.S. Department of Energy