Accession Number:

ADA171069

Title:

User's Guide on Lighting Management,

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

NAVAL CIVIL ENGINEERING LAB PORT HUENEME CA

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1986-07-01

Pagination or Media Count:

59.0

Abstract:

Lighting management is the judicious use of electric lighting to provide the ability to see. Many factors affect visibility. While light is obviously required to see, the intensity of light is only one factor affecting visibility. Other factors include the direction of the light, the uniformity of the light, the contrast of the task what you are looking at, the size of the task, how long the task is looked at, etc. Prudent lighting management must strike a sound balance between the factors affecting resources depletion of fossil fuels through electric use and monetary costs and benefits visibility affecting productivity, safety, and security. Lighting management can be accomplished by a variety of different measures. The purpose of this Users Guide is to provide you with a better awareness of these measures. With this knowledge, you will be in a better position to determine which measures provide the most cost effective alternatives for managing the electric lighting at your activity. This Users Guide covers An overview and checklist of measures to better manage and conserve electricity used for lighting Specific implementation information on each of the lighting management measures An inexpensive action plan which can systematically provide the desired quantity and quality of illumination at the lowest cost and The use of standards and independent testing laboratory reports to assess the potential benefits and pitfalls of new energy conserving products. Author

Subject Categories:

  • Air Conditioning, Heating, Lighting and Ventilating

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE