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  • Product CodeLF13
  • Number of pages2
  • Publication DateFeb 2018
  • ISBN

LF13 Lighting Factfile 13 - Illuminance meters

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LF13 Lighting Factfile 13 - Illuminance meters

The developments in the use of LED technology have led to some misunderstanding about the appropriateness and accuracy of illuminance meters, including misleading claims that measurement readings should be increased to compensate for LED.

The purpose of this FactFile is to clarify the facts and dispel some of the myths that have circulated throughout the industry on the subject.

Contents:
Introduction
Illuminance meters: the basics
Accurate instruments
Calibration
Summary 
References

Acknowledgements
Author: Liz Peck


This is one of the Society of Light and Lighting's series of freely available Fact Files covering the following topics:

Note:
The following Factfiles are withdrawn:
  • Lighting Factfile 7 - Design & Assessment of Exterior Schemes (Feb 2011) was withdrawn in May 2016
  • Lighting factfile 6 - Guide Syllabi for Courses to Meet the Academic Standards in Lighting for the CIBSE Lighting Certificate and Diploma (Feb 1998) was withdrawn in Jan 2016
  • Lighting Factfile 5 - Advice regarding High Frequency Electronic Luminaires (Aug1997) is withdrawn
  • Lighting Factfile 3 - Working Plane Illuminance In Electrically Lit Spaces (Aug 1996) is withdrawn