Daylighting 101 : Technical Terms

Primer on daylighting with the basic concepts explained in line with real world application

What you will learn:

  1. Complete clarity of technical terms

  2. Know how of terms

  3. Recognize practical application

  4. Confidence in using terms


You do not need any prior knowledge to take this course. This course is for beginners! It would be a good idea to have a paper and pen handy with you since there are some simple exercises in the lectures.


This course is approved for 0.5 GBCI CE hours.

Adequate daylighting is a key aspect of good building design. Quantity as well as quality of daylight has an impact on the visual comfort of the space. A good design will ensure a balance between both. Before diving into the design strategies, it is important to understanding the fundamentals which is a bit of a technical subject..

This course is primer on daylighting. It covers technical terms in the most simple, clear and interesting manner. Examples given in the course correlate with the real world. So the next time you look at daylight, you shall be able to describe it using technical terms with ease. 

The course comprises of 5 lectures with 40 minutes of video content and a quiz to be taken at the end of the course. There are simple and interesting exercises within the lectures that help you understand the concepts effectively. It will take you about 50 minutes to complete the course. 

At the end of this course, you will have complete clarity of the technical terms required to understand key concepts of daylighting and use technical language with confidence. You will able to understand design strategies with much ease after completing this course.    

Who is this course for:

  1. This course is meant for architects, designers, lighting consultants, professionals from allied industry and anybody who is curious to learn about daylight.

  2. This course is meant for newbies who are interested in designing spaces for good daylight and don't know where and how to get started with it.

  3. This course in probably not for you if you are looking to learn about daylighting techniques which is not covered in this basic course.

Course Reviews

"It was a very fun learning experience. Not too stretched not too little, just the right amount!"

-Shivangi Singh

"Very well explained and understandable"

-Otis K. Moore

"This course was good to familiarise with terms used for lighting design."

-Srinidhi Nitin

"Short and clear explanation! A good start for sustainable design as Day lighting is the most influencing factor . Thank you so much for sharing your knowledge"

-Harika Sadineni

"Great course to know about day-lighting technical terms. Worth to invest your valuable money on this course. Trainer has in depth knowledge and explained all concepts clearly."

-Praveen Kumar Yadav

"Its a great learning expereince.This course provide us with great knowlege in a small package. I will surely recommend it to others"

-Aman jangwal

"This course is extremely helpful for the those who wants to pursue their career in the field of sustainability. I will highly recommend this valuable course."

-Neha Singhal

"This is possibly the most useful course for newcomers into the field of sustainability, with a clear explanation."

-Giri Giridhar