Natural Interior Daylight Campaign
Eneref to Meet With UN on Daylighting
Eneref Institute is developing a “Daylighting Brief” to present directly to the United Nations Human Rights Council, the UN Environmental Program and the UN World Health Organization.
Report: Massachusetts School
Eneref Institute examines how a rooftop repair program was employed to brighten a Massachusetts Middle School.
Eneref Launches First in a Series of Videos
Eneref Institute, a leading advocate for sustainable development, announces the launch of its Natural Interior Daylight (NID) Video Series to encourage greater use of sunlight as a primary light source in homes and buildings. Read More
Report: Karndean Warehouse
Eneref Institute examines how a holistic approach to lighting improves morale and performance in a warehouse facility.
Daylighting for US Department of Defense
Working with leading lighting designers and architects, Eneref Institute delivers the military’s Architectural Best Practices for daylighting. Our marching orders from the Pentagon are to return with “evidence-based” comments in support of daylighting.
Report: Volvo Truck Plant
Eneref Institute examines how Volvo Group truck plant reduced their energy load with natural interior daylight.
Report: NY Camphill Community
Eneref Institute examines how natural interior daylight saves on energy while creating a healthy work environment.
Report: Lake Michigan Home
Eneref Institute examines how solar powered venting skylights bring in fresh air and reduce the HVAC load.
NID Virtual Campus Launched
Eneref Institute launched the Natural Interior Daylight (NID) nitiative webpage targeting building owners and homeowners. View the website, here.
Report: Gear Manufacturer
Eneref Institute examines how daylight tubes significantly increased a plant’s light levels without adding energy costs.
Eneref Provides NEMA Content
NEMA (National Electric Manufacturers Association) publishes a Building Owner’s Toolkit for the High Performance Building Council. Eneref Institute has authored the paragraphs describing daylighting for the Toolkit. Eneref’s NEMA text can be found here.
Report: Winter Park Florida
Eneref Institute reports how design, art and nature combine to create beauty and sustainability.
Why Natural Interior Daylight
When we began the Natural Interior Daylight initiative, we gave the name a great deal of thought. Read More.
Report: Berkeley West Library
Eneref Institute examines how the number of patrons using the library increases with the installation of skylights.
Eneref Builds Team of Daylighting Advisors
Eneref Institute’s Natural Daylighting Initiative is grateful to benefit from some of the world’s leading lighting designers.
Eneref Published Daylighting Report
The Journal of the Illuminating Engineering Society published Eneref Institute’s report on the daylighting market in the February, 2014 issue of LD+A. Download here.
Report: Texas Junior High School
Eneref Institute examines how the right tubular daylighting devices save energy with a cost effective retrofit.
Natural Interior Daylight initiative launched
Eneref Institute announces the launch of their Natural Interior Daylight (NID) initiative. Multiple lighting studies have demonstrated increased health and human productivity benefits for students and employees in spaces with properly designed natural interior daylight. Daylight harvesting, including windows, skylights and tubular daylighting devices, in place of or in conjunction with traditional electric lighting, also significantly reduces a building’s energy load. Read More.