Factors in Choosing a Quality Lighting Luminary for a Building
Utilisation of Electrical Energy
25 March 2018
Assignment 1 – Lighting
In choosing a quality lighting luminary for a building, several factors which enhance efficiency and aesthetics have to be considered. This selection is based on efficacy, life and lumen maintenance, colour rendering index, colour temperature, availability, switching, cost light loss factor, utilisation factor and dimming capacity. In selecting discharge lighting luminary for the given environments, all these factors were taken into consideration.
a) An office building
An office building requires a lighting system that has a high colour rendering, efficacy and glare ability. The best lighting system to produce this sy...