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Unit 7 Lancaster Way

Airport West
West Yorkshire
LS19 7ZA
Tel +44 (0) 113 391 3030
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Somfy Ltd


Somfy’s activities are based on the automatic control of openings and closures in buildings. The Group is constantly innovating for greater comfort and security while contributing to energy savings. Somfy is engaged in a lasting growth strategy associating geographical expansion and new product development to respond to market needs.
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Managing Daylight – Using automated solar shading to improve building efficiency, wellbeing and productivity
This seminar will provide an introduction to how the automation and control of solar shading (such as blinds) can contribute to a daylight management strategy in all types of commercial buildings. It explains how automation captures both the positive benefits of daylight and also manages its negative impacts, such as glare and overheating. The CPD explores how occupant well-being and productivity can benefit and how shading can work with other building services to contribute to a building's energy efficiency. By the end of the presentation you should have a greater understanding of:
- The benefits of automated shading to manage daylight
- The topology of the solution and how it works in practice
- The benefits to managing daylight for occupant well-being
- The connectivity of such systems and how they work with other systems such as a BMS
Knowledge level:
General Awareness
Material type: Seminar


Somfy Ltd has CPD Materials in the following areas: -

Subject/Product Areas (CI/SfB)
RIBA Core Curriculum areas