Building Technology
Designing a skylight in a hot country
What things should be considered while designing a skylight in a hot country like the UAE?
Talib Elm
Designing a skylight in a hot country
It should be placed on the northern side, to catch north light, not heat and glare. Also having a wall on the southern side helps lessen the heat.
Using tinted glass is a good idea, also double glass with a vacuum will lessen the heat, and noise.
Uzair A. Quraishi


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