Efficient Lighting Applications and Case Studies

By Scott C. Dunning, Albert Thumann

© 2013 – Fairmont Press

306 pages

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Hardback: 9781466571549
pub: 2012-10-08
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About the Book

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.

Table of Contents

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

Index

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
COM043000
COMPUTERS / Networking / General
TEC007000
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Electrical
TEC008010
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Electronics / Circuits / General