TECHNICAL INFORMATION

TOTAL CHAPTER

The quality of light

Lighting technology basic concepts

Lighting planning

  • Prerequisites
  • Standards
  • Special requirements
  • Maintenance factor

 

Quality criteria for good light

  • Lighting level
  • Luminance distribution
  • Glare limitation
  • Light direction and shadows
  • Light colour and colour rendition
  • Biologically effective light
  • Energie efficiency

Energie efficiency

  • EnEV
  • DIN V 18599
  • Energy audit
  • Modern lighting systems

Lamps

  • LED
  • Fluorescent lamps

Electrics

  • Maximum number of luminaires per circuit
  • Emergency light/Safety luminaires

Luminaires

  • Proper use
  • Special operating conditions
  • Luminaire optics and their applications
  • Maintenance
  • Special luminaires and modifications
  • Certification, insulation class and protection rating
  • Notes on disposal
  • EU WEEE directive
  • EU Directive 94/62/EC
  • The European RoHS directive

Safety notes

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