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Quality Lighting for High Performance Buildings

By Michael Stiller

Fairmont Press – 2012 – 300 pages

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    978-1-46-650130-0
    March 7th 2012

Description

This book provides an overview of the basic concepts of quality, indoor lighting, and explains concepts like visual comfort, visual interest, and integrated design as they relate to the practice of lighting design. Energy-efficient lighting technologies, including LED lighting and digital control systems, and design strategies that increase visual comfort and productivity are discussed in plain language, and examined in a straightforward way to give the reader, whether an architect, interior designer, engineer, building trades professional, or student a broad understanding of the art and science of energy-efficient quality lighting.

Contents

QUALITY LIGHTING

What is Lighting Design

Understanding Light (Luminance, Illuminance, & Lumens)

Glare & Contrast

Visual Comfort & Visual Interest

Color & Light

HOW MUCH LIGHT DO WE NEED & WHERE DO WE NEED IT?

Lighting + Space: Calculating the Results

Target Illuminance Levels

Task Lighting

SUSTAINABILITY & ELECTRIC LIGHTING SOURCES

Choosing Lamp Types & Sonrces

Lamps, Source Types & Relative Photometry

LED (SSL) Lighting

SUSTAINABLE APPLICATIONS: DAYLIGHTING & LIGHTING CONTROLS

Daylighting

Lighting Controls

BUILDING GREEN

Model Codes, Code-Language Standards & Energy Codes

Paths to High Performance Green Buildings: Advocacy Groups, Advanced Energy Design Guides, Green Construction Codes & Green Building Rating Systems

Appendix A-Color IlIustrations

Appendix B-Lighting Calculations & Calculation Software

Appendix C-Resources

Index

Name: Quality Lighting for High Performance Buildings (Hardback)Fairmont Press 
Description: By Michael Stiller. This book provides an overview of the basic concepts of quality, indoor lighting, and explains concepts like visual comfort, visual interest, and integrated design as they relate to the practice of lighting design. Energy-efficient lighting technologies,...
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