The Essential Guide to Retail Lighting: Achieving Effective and Energy-Efficient Lighting, 1st Edition (Paperback) book cover

The Essential Guide to Retail Lighting

Achieving Effective and Energy-Efficient Lighting, 1st Edition

By Cosmin Ticleanu, Paul Littlefair, Gareth Howlett


68 pages | 88 Color Illus. | 4 B/W Illus.

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Paperback: 9781848063228
pub: 2013-09-05
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Although lighting products are becoming more efficient, the energy used for retail lighting has increased due to longer opening hours and higher light levels. Reducing energy consumption for retail lighting can directly increase profitability and reduce environmental impacts. Modern lighting techniques and equipment, as well as more efficient light sources, provide opportunities for significant reductions in the use of energy, while achieving a greatly enhanced level of illumination and improved visual appeal.

This guide reviews current practice in retail lighting and gives advice on how to achieve energy savings, providing retailers, architects and designers with practical guidance on both refurbishing existing lighting systems and developing new lighting solutions for their stores.

Table of Contents

Selected Contents: 2. Design Principles 3. Review of Current Solutions in Retail Lighting 4. State of the Art Technologies in Lighting 5. Guidelines for Improved Lighting Design - Sales Areas, Display Windows, Ancillary Spaces, External Spaces. 6. Conclusions. References. Appendix: Checklist for Refurbishment

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BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Construction / General