2nd Edition

Lighting Upgrades A Guide for Facility Managers

By Damon Wood Copyright 2004
    380 Pages
    by River Publishers

    First published in 2004. Green Lights lighting specialist Damon Wood takes you step-by-step through upgrading a lighting system, in either a retrofit or complete redesign scenario, for the purpose of increasing both energy efficiency and productivity. This guide is designed for use by anyone who needs to understand the principles of lighting and light's impact on conservation, productivity and safety. Readers will find valuable discussion of lighting quality, upgrade strategies, applications, technologies, economics, maintenance, project implementation and methods for assessing specific opportunities. This fully illustrated guide addresses these issues in lay terms and in an easy-to-understand, logical style.



    The Elements of Lighting Quality

    Maximising Lighting Efficiency

    Full-size Fluorescent Equipment

    Full-size Fluorescent Upgrade Options

    Compact Lighting Equipment

    Compact Lighting Upgrade Options

    High-Intensity Discharge (HID) Equipment

    High-Intensity Discharge (HID) Upgrade Options

    Exit Sign Equipment

    Exit Sign Upgrade Options

    Switching Controls

    Dimming Controls

    Upgrades to Modify Light Levels

    Lighting the Office Environment

    Lighting the Retail Environment

    Lighting the Industrial Environment

    Outdoor Lighting

    Assessing Lighting Upgrade Options

    Project Implementation

    Lighting Maintenance

    Appendix I – Information Resources

    Appendix II – Bibliography of Sources

    Appendix III – Glossary of terms



    Damon Wood