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1st Edition

Efficient Lighting Applications and Case Studies

ISBN 9781466571549
Published October 9, 2012 by River Publishers
280 Pages

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Book Description

With the increased concern for energy conservation in recent years, much attention has been focused on lighting energy consumption and methods for reducing it. Along with this concern for energy efficient lighting has come the realization that lighting has profound effects on worker productivity as well as important aesthetic qualities. This book presents an introduction to lighting design and energy efficiency which can be utilized while maintaining the quality of illumination. Topics include lighting energy management, selection of lamps, task lighting, lighting design, lighting control, reflectors, ballast selection, natural daylighting, wireless lighting control, and case studies.

Table of Contents

Section I: Lighting Systems Design
How to Design a Lighting System
Selection Criteria for Lighting Energy Management
Practical Selection of Fluorescent Lamps with Emphasis on Efficiency and Color
Ideal Task Lighting
Efficient and Effective Lighting Design

Section II: Lighting Control Considerations
Review of Lighting Control Equipment and Applications
Energy vs. Quality of Light

Section III: Reflectors
Fluorescent Reflectors: The Main Considerations
Specular Retrofit Reflectors for Fluorescent Troffers

Section IV Ballast Selection
Matching Fluorescent Lamps and Solid State Ballasts to Maximize Energy Savings

Section V Natural Daylighting
Natural Daylighting – An Energy Analysis
Windows and Daylighting

Section VI Wireless Lighting Control
Wireless Lighting Controls in Parking Garages
Energy Savings with Zigbee Wireless in China

Section VII Case Studies
Mesopic Outdoor Lighting
Assessment of the Lighting Systems for the Oil Sector Complex Building in Kuwait— Before and After Commissioning
Intelligent Lighting
New Lighting Technologies Demonstsrated at Defense Commissaries
Innovative Lighting Contest: Small Actions Add up to Big Savings in Schools

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