Schiler + Associates

Glare Studies






Professor Schiler has developed a method of analyzing luminance histograms of real, model, or simulated images to find and/or predict instances of disability, discomfort or veiling glare. Schiler and Associates has studied specific instances of glare inside and outside of buildings.

Published Papers

Glare Avoidance & Remediation

Glare Research

Studies on the glare from steel and glass buildings.



To view calculated luminance levels, reds indicate possible glare sources, depending on specularity of surface:


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