As concern grows over environmental issues and light pollution, this book satisfies a need for a straightforward and accessible guide to the use, design and installation of outdoor lighting.
This all-inclusive guide to exterior lighting from the Institution of Lighting Engineers, recognized as the pre-eminent professional source in the UK for authoritative guidance on exterior lighting, provides a comprehensive source of information and advice on all forms of exterior lighting, from floodlighting, buildings and road lighting to elaborate Christmas decorations. Useful to practitioners and non-experts alike, specialists will value the dependable detail on standards and related design, installation and maintenance problems, whilst general professionals can find extensive practical guidance on safety issues, the lighting of hazardous areas and avoiding potential difficulties.
Table of Contents
Abbreviations and Symbols for Quantities, Units and Notation 1. Visual Effects of Lighting 2. Social and Environmental Elements 3. Equipment 4. Techniques for Particular Applications 5. Appendices 6. Glossary, Abbreviations, Bibliography and References
The Institution of Lighting Engineers (ILE) is the UK and Ireland's largest and most influential professional lighting association, dedicated solely to excellence in lighting. Founded in 1924 as the Association of Public Lighting Engineers and licensed by the Engineering Council, the ILE has evolved to include lighting designers, architects, consultants and engineers amongst its 2,500 strong membership.