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What is Sunlight Transport?

 , July 25, 2016
Sunlight transport is a passive system that captures sunlight at a source such as a roof, focuses it, transports it by a medium such as fiber optic cables and defuses it into a room. It is typically used to get natural light into interior rooms and to reduce energy consumption. Sunlight transport is typically paired with adaptive lighting that dims when natural light is available.
Overview: Sunlight Transport
TypeSustainable Lighting
DefinitionA passive system that captures light and transports it to be diffused as interior lighting.
ValuePeople may prefer natural light
Zero-energy lighting for interior rooms
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