Summary results of visual comfort measurements at the electrochromic windows testbed
The study was performed at the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (LBNL) windows testbed in Berkeley California. The location is 37.4°N latitude. The maximum solar altitude ranges from approximately 29° to 76°, with a yearly average of about 53°. The testbed rooms have their windows mounted due south. The azimuthal angle at sunrise varies from approximately 60° from due south in the winter to 120° in summer. The analysis was restricted to the period from 6:00-18:00 standard time. Sunrise ranges from 4:42 to 7:17 (solar time), so the sun was not visible during part of the winter study periods.