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Regulations & Standards

There are a number of building regulations and technical standards that apply to the integration of daylight within commercial buildings - some more complex than others.

Our posts below highlight some of the key regulations and standards that apply for incorporating daylight into building design, such as the EN 17037 standard.

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Regulations & Standards

What is EN 17037?

In the UK, EN 17037 became effective in 2019, and conflicting national standards have since been withdrawn.

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The new European Standard for daylight design covers four different areas: daylight provision, assessment of the view out of windows, access to sunlight, prevention of glare.

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The new European standard for daylight design in buildings, EN 17037, has been written so that it can be applied to any building.

eBook: Guide to Daylighting and EN 17037