Advanced Lighting Controls: Energy Savings, Productivity, by Craig DiLouie

By Craig DiLouie

Complex lighting fixtures Controls is edited by way of Craig DiLouie and written for engineers, architects, lights designers, electric contractors, vendors, and development proprietors and bosses. complicated lights controls, indicated through study because the "next tremendous thing," at the moment are mandated through the ASHRAE/IES 91.1-1999 strength ordinary, the foundation for all nation power codes within the united states, and have gotten the norm instead of the exception in new development. This e-book presents in-depth information regarding the foremost developments, applied sciences, codes, and layout innovations shaping using today's lighting fixtures regulate structures, together with dimming, automated switching, and international in addition to own regulate.

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In the case of low-voltage incandescent lighting systems, both single-pole and three-way low-voltage dimmers are specified. Threeway low-voltage dimmers are used with standard three-way switches; dimming is possible from one location only. Architectural-style lowvoltage dimmers also are available for higher-rated lighting loads. Several manufacturers offer rotary, slide control, and preset slide dimmers for commercial applications. Integrated Dimmers Integrated dimmers integrate a variety of features into a wallbox configuration.

Design Controls for Each Area The first step is to systematically evaluate all the parameters involved in the design in light of the design goals. For each area, you need 48 Advanced Lighting Controls —————————————————————————— OCCUPANCY AREA ENERGY SAVINGS —————————————————————————— Private Office 13 - 50 percent —————————————————————————— Classroom 40 - 46 percent —————————————————————————— Conference Room 22 - 65 percent —————————————————————————— Restrooms 30 - 90 percent —————————————————————————— Corridors 30 - 80 percent —————————————————————————— Storage Areas 45 - 80 percent —————————————————————————— Figure 2-2.

Dimming lighting can facilitate a variety of visual presentations. ——————————————————————————————— Health Care Facility Daylight-driven dimming can provide a smooth and unnoticeable transition to electric lighting as daylight levels decrease, while maintaining the desired light level. ——————————————————————————————— Restaurant Preset scene dimming controls can make changing the ambiance as the day goes on consistent and as easy as pressing a button. ——————————————————————————————— Office Area Even in an open office area, occupants can be given the option of dimming the light fixture over their workstation to suit their personal preferences.

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