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An awareness course describing BRE guidance on daylight and sunlight, covering natural light provision in new buildings, loss of light to existing buildings and overshadowing of gardens.
This awareness course presents practical advice on overshadowing and providing daylight and sunlight to buildings in built up areas. It gives guidance on the widely used BRE Report “Site Layout Design for Daylight and Sunlight: a guide to good practice”, revised in 2011. It describes the contents of the guide and how to use it, with specific guidance on:
A special workshop session will give delegates practical experience of using the calculation methods in the guide. As the workshop element is highly participative and interactive, numbers are limited to 25 delegates.
No previous knowledge of daylight and sunlight is required. Delegates will need a copy of BRE Report BR209 'Site layout planning for daylight and sunlight: a guide to good practice', 2011 (these can be purchased on the day if required).
At the end of the day, delegates will;
Dr Paul Littlefair Associate Director, Lighting
With 38 years experience in daylight and sunlight, Paul Littlefair leads BRE’s lighting team. He regularly carries out consultancy work on the daylight and sunlight impact of proposed buildings. He has a PhD in daylight and contributed to the British Standard Code of Practice for daylighting, BS8206 Part 2. He is the author of over 100 books and papers on daylight, including the widely used guidance 'Site layout planning for daylight and sunlight: a guide to good practice'.
The workshop is suitable for local authority planners (a reduced rate is available for local authority staff), architects, surveyors, engineers and planning consultants.
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