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  • PublisherCIBSE
  • Product CodeLH
  • Number of pages330
  • Publication DateJan 2009
  • ISBN

LH SLL Lighting Handbook

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LH SLL Lighting Handbook

The SLL Lighting Handbook has been written to forge a link between the Society's existing major publications; the SLL Code for Lighting (which offers recommendations on lighting for a wide range of applications) and the SLL Lighting Guides (which provide detailed guidance on specific lighting applications).

The SLL Lighting Handbook is designed to be complementary to the SLL Code for Lighting but to go beyond it in terms of applications and background information without getting into the fine detail of the Lighting Guides.

The Handbook is intended to be the first-stop for anyone seeking information on lighting. It is aimed not just at lighting practitioners but also at lighting specifiers and students of lighting. For all three groups it is comprehensive, up-to-date and easily understandable. The contents summarise the fundamentals of light and vision, the technology of lighting and guidance on a wide range of applications, both interior and exterior.

Contents:

PART 1: FUNDAMENTALS

Chapter 1: Light

  • 1.1 The nature of light
  • 1.2 The CIE standard obsrvers
  • 1.3 The measurement of light - Photometry
  • 1.4 The measurement of light - Colourimetry

Chapter 2: Vision

  • 2.1 The structure of the visual system
  • 2.2 Continuous adjustments of the visual system
  • 2.3 Capabilities of the visual system
  • 2.4 Suprathreshold performance
  • 2.5 Visual search
  • 2.6 Visual discomfort
  • 2.7 Perception through the visual system
  • 2.8 Anomolies of vision

PART 2: TECHNOLOGY

Chapter 3: Light Sources

  • 3.1 Production of radiation
  • 3.2 Daylight
  • 3.3 Electric light
  • 3.4 Electric light source characteristics
  • 3.5 Flames

Chapter 4: Luminaires

  • 4.1 Basic requirements
  • 4.2 Luminaire types
  • 4.3 Certification and classification

Chapter 5: Electrics

  • 5.1 Control gear
  • 5.2 Lighting controls

PART 3: APPLICATIONS

Chapter 6: Lighting design

  • 6.1 Objectives and constraints
  • 6.2 A holistic strategy for lighting
  • 6.3 Basic design decisions

Chapter 7: Daylighting

  • 7.1 Benefits of Daylight
  • 7.2 Daylight availability
  • 7.3 Daylight as a contribution to room brightness
  • 7.4 Daylight for task illumination
  • 7.5 Types of Daylighting
  • 7.6 Problems of daylighting
  • 7.7 Maintenance

Chapter 8: Emergency lighting

  • 8.1 Legislation and standards
  • 8.2 Forms of emergency lighting
  • 8.3 Design approaches
  • 8.4 Emergency lighting equipment
  • 8.5 Scheme planning
  • 8.6 Installation, testing and maintenance

Chapter 9: Office lighting

  • 9.1 Functions of lighting in offices
  • 9.2 Factors to be considered
  • 9.3 Lighting recommendations
  • 9.4 Approaches to office lighting

Chapter 10: Industrial lighting

  • 10.1 Functions of lighting in industrial premises
  • 10.2 Factors to be considered
  • 10.3 Lighting recommendations
  • 10.4 Approaches to industrial lighting

Chapter 11: Lighting for educational premises

  • 11.1 Functions of lighting for educational premises
  • 11.2 Factors to be considered
  • 11.3 Lighting recommendations
  • 11.4 Approaches to lighting educational premises

Chapter 12: Retail lighting

  • 12.1 Functions of retail lighting
  • 12.2 Factors to be considered
  • 12.3 Lighting Recommendations
  • 12.4 Approaches to retail lighting

Chapter 13: Lighting for museums and art galleries

  • 13.1 Functions of lighting in museums and art galleries
  • 13.2 Factors to be considered
  • 13.3 Lighting approaches for museums and art galleries

Chapter 14: Lighting for hospitals

  • 14.1 Functions of lighting in hospitals
  • 14.2 Factors to be considered
  • 14.3 Approaches for the lighting of different areas in hospitals

Chapter 15: Quasi-domestic lighting

  • 15.1 Functions of quasi-domestic lighting
  • 15.2 Factors to be considered
  • 15.3 Lighting recommendations
  • 15.4 Approaches to lighting quasi-domestic buildings

Chapter 16: Road Lighting

  • 16.1 Road classification
  • 16.2 Lighting for traffic routes
  • 16.3 Lighting for subsidiary roads
  • 16.4 Lighting for urban centres and public amenity areas
  • 16.5 Tunnel lighting

Chapter 17: Exterior workplace lighting

  • 17.1 Functions of lighting in exterior workplaces
  • 17.2 Factors to be considered
  • 17.3 Lighting recommendations
  • 17.4 Approaches to exterior workplace lighting

Chapter 18: Security lighting

  • 18.1 Functions of security lighting
  • 18.2 Factors to be considered
  • 18.3 Lighting recommendations
  • 18.4 Approaches to security lighting
  • 18.5 Lighting Equipment

Chapter 19: Sports lighting

  • 19.1 Functions of lighting for sports
  • 19.2 Factors to be considered
  • 19.3 Lighting Recommendations
  • 19.4 Lighting in large facilities

Chapter 20. Lighting Performance Verification

  • 20.1 The need for performance verification
  • 20.2 Relevant operating conditions
  • 20.3. Instrumentation
  • 20.4 Methods of measurement
  • 20.5 Measurement of illuminance variation
  • 20.6 Luminance Measurements
  • 20.7 Measurement of Reflectance

Chapter 21: Lighting Maintenance

  • 21.1 The need for lighting maintenance
  • 21.2 Lamp replacement
  • 21.3 Cleaning luminaires
  • 21.4 Room surface cleaning
  • 21.5 Maintained illuminance
  • 21.7 Determination of maintenance factor for interior lighting
  • 21.8 Determination of maintenance factor for exterior lighting
  • 21.9 Disposal of lighting equipment

Chapter 22: On the horizon

  • 22.1. Changes and challenges
  • 22.2. The changes and challenges facing lighting practice
  • 22.3 The evolution of lighting practice

Chapter 23: Bibliography

  • 23.1 Standards
  • 23.2 Guidance
  • 23.3 References
Acknowledgements
Authors: Peter Boyce & Peter Raynham

Other acknowledgements: John Fitzpatrick; Lou Bedocs (Thorn Lighting); Ted Glenny (Philips Lighting); Jennifer Brons; Kit Cuttle; Lighting Research Center; McGraw Hill Inc; Mick Stevens; The Illuminating Engineering Society of North America; Philips Lighting; iGuzzini lluminazione; Havells Sylvania & Luxo;  Charlotte Wood Photography
Editors: Stuart Boreham (entiveon Ltd); Peter Hadley (Squarefox Design Ltd)