3.7 Daylighting Luminaires
Products are available, and being developed, that use daylight as the source in an otherwise conventional looking fixture.
Shows a 'luminaire' that tracks the sun and comes with a variety of diffusers.
The sidebar image shows a skylight design being developed by the Skylight Efficacy Project to improve daylighting in a portable classroom and the Customer Technology Application Center (CTAC) classroom. The new diffuser design decreases glare and increases ceiling brightness to make natural lighting more appropriate to a learning or office environment.
Southern California Technical Lighting Center