1st Edition

Efficient Lighting Applications and Case Studies

By Scott C. Dunning, Albert Thumann Copyright 2013
    280 Pages
    by River Publishers

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    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.

    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


    Scott C. Dunning, Albert Thumann