Offers comprehensive coverage and practical guidance on the design and application of cutting-edge lighting
Examines the full range of light sources, including both indoor and outdoor lighting
Discusses planning and design for both aesthetic, functional, and energy conservation
Includes new chapter on LED lighting
Approx 500 pages.
Updated to include new technology and new requirements, this comprehensive reference is a practical guide to the design, specification, and application of the latest lighting technology. It covers a range of topics from fundamentals of illumination to hands-on application. The full scope of light sources is examined; design methods for both indoor and outdoor lighting are presented, along with optimum application strategies for the lighting of merchandise, offices, industrial settings, parking lots, and streets.
This third edition features a new chapter on rapidly advancing LED technology, explaining how solid state lighting is redefining light use and discussing various LED applications. The lighting controls chapter is revised to include new control technologies available in the marketplace. Updated specifications from IES and new requirements from the U.S. Department of Energy are also covered.
TABLE OF CONTENTS
1-The Nature of Light
4-High Intensity Discharge Lamps
5-Understanding and Using the Photometric Test Report
6-Light Loss Factors
7-Average Illuminance Calculations-Zonal Cavity Method
8-Calculating Illuminance at a Point
9-Quantity of Illuminance
10-Quality of Illuminance
11-Basic Design Methods
18-Lighting System Evaluation & Audits
19-Lighting System Operation & Maintenance
20-Improving Lighting Systems
21-Installing & Commissioning Lighting Systems
23-The Bottom Line