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2nd Edition

Lighting Upgrades
A Guide for Facility Managers

ISBN 9788770223553
Published January 12, 2021 by River Publishers
380 Pages

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Book Description

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.

Table of Contents



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


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