Lighting

Title Abstract Publication Date
Lighting Strikes Twice. Discusses the use of sophisticated lighting controls to help educational facilities provide adequate illumination and save energy. 03/31/2001
Lighting the Gym: A Guide to Illuminating Non-Traditional Spaces. Covers all the steps needed to light an open, non-traditional performance space--everything from where to locate lights, support towers, and power sources, to cable and dimmer requirements. Covers... 12/31/1999
Lighting the Learning Environment While the benefits of full spectrum lamps remain inconclusive, there is a good deal of consensus on the value of daylight and quality lighting design. 05/31/2000
Lighting the Learning Environment. Explores the benefits and pitfalls of daylighting, indirect light, and full-spectrum lamps for general illumination and accent lighting in classrooms. Discussions include lighting considerations in... 06/30/2000
Lighting the Learning Space. Briefly discusses six important components of the IESNA Recommended Practice on Lighting for Educational Facilities. These are: 1) Provide views to the outside to allow relaxation of the eye muscles... 12/31/2002
Lighting the School of the Future. Discusses the Austin Independent School District's (Texas) school redesign efforts to allow more daylight in its schools, increase the students' comfort and productivity, and lower utility... 11/30/1999
Lighting the Way to Energy Efficiency. Advises on reduction of school electricity costs through an audit of the lighting that identifies inefficient fixtures and bulbs, as well as unnecessary lighting in some places. An example from... 06/30/2008
Lighting the Way. Reviews the return of daylighting to schools, as well as recent advances in precision daylighting that avoids glare and has automated supplementation for overcast conditions. 02/28/2007
Lighting the Way. Advocates for the use of Light Emitting Diode (LED) lighting in schools, with general lighting applications made possible by recent technological advances. The advantages of LED to energy consumption... 01/31/2009
Lighting up Savings. Suggests group relamping in educational facilities as a more efficient method than spot replacement of failed lamps. It can reduce operating costs, improve lighting quality, and help with federal and... 04/30/1996
Lighting Upgrades: A Guide for Facility Managers. 2nd edition Step-by-step guidance for upgrading a lighting system, in either a retrofit or a complete redesign scenario, for the purpose of increasing both energy efficiency and productivity. Topics examined in... 12/31/2003
Lighting. Deterrent to Crime. Explores security issues that schools should consider before deciding to reduce campus lighting in order to control energy costs. Highlights factors to consider before creating a lighting reduction... 11/30/2001
Lighting: Five Steps to Savings. Advises on specification and installation of appropriate occupancy sensors for lighting control. Choosing the right technology, selecting a coverage pattern, planning the layout, specifying the... 08/31/2008
Lights Out: Lamp and Ballast Phaseouts. Notes that new minimum energy efficiency standards will halt the sale of a variety of common lamps and ballasts over the next few years. Items that are affected, exemptions, advice on navigating the... 09/30/2010
Lone Star Lighting. Describes a variety of lighting used to accentuate the architecture of two new Texas high schools. The fixtures were thoughtfully matched to the spaces and functions they illuminate, with certain... 06/30/2003
Low - Energy School Design for Sustainability This video, produced by Douglas County School District along with top Colorado architecture firms that specialize in designs specific to Daylight and Learning, shows a unique prototype of school... 07/28/2010
Make Your School Control Itself Describes how to control energy use by integrating the mechanical, lighting, and other building systems so that each system can be scheduled and the systems can work together and monitor performance. 03/31/2012
Making Sports Facilities Brighter and More Energy-Efficient. Older sports facilities typically used inefficient incandescent lighting. But improvements in lighting fixtures and lamps have made it easier for schools to upgrade athletic facilities with lighting... 06/30/2000
Measured Field Performance and Energy Savings of Occupancy Sensors: Three Case Studies. This study determines the performance levels, energy savings, and occupant acceptance of occupancy sensors that were installed in a Florida small office building and two elementary schools.... 12/31/1995
National Best Practices Manual for Building High Performance Schools. This guide was developed specifically for architects and engineers who are responsible for designing or retrofitting schools, and for the project managers who work with the design teams. The design... 06/30/2002
National Lighting Product Information Program Online (NLPIP). NLPIP is an objective, independent program supported by government agencies and electric utilities.Its goal is to distribute accurate, timely, manufacturer-specific information on energy-efficient...
New Codes for Stairwell Lighting. Describes a new standard for stairwell lighting, recently approved by the American National Standards Institute (ANSI), the Uniform Fire Code (NFPA 1), and the Life Safety Code (NFPA 101). The... 06/30/2004
Night Games. Discusses how to control sports facility outdoor lighting during night games. Different lighting techniques are explored for keeping lighting inside the stadium and not disturb the surrounding... 04/30/2001
Night Lights. Discusses perimeter lighting of a building, addressing code requirements, color quality, glare, light trespass and pollution, and energy efficiency. 06/30/2010
Nine Steps to a Successful Lighting Retrofit. Presents the steps needed to successfully design a lighting retrofit of school classrooms. Tips cover budgeting, technology, financing, contractor selection, assessing area function, and choosing a... 11/30/1998

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