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

By Craig DiLouie

Complex lighting fixtures Controls is edited via Craig DiLouie and written for engineers, architects, lights designers, electric contractors, vendors, and construction proprietors and executives. complex lighting fixtures controls, indicated through learn because the "next immense thing," are actually mandated by means of the ASHRAE/IES 91.1-1999 strength usual, the foundation for all nation power codes within the united states, and have gotten the norm instead of the exception in new building. This ebook offers in-depth information regarding the foremost tendencies, applied sciences, codes, and layout suggestions shaping using today's lights keep an eye on platforms, together with dimming, automated switching, and international in addition to own keep watch over.

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Be sure that minor motion will be detected and that equipment vibration will not falsely trigger the sensor. Multi-tasks from videoconferencing to presentations Consider manual dimming (possibly preset scene control) Small conference room Consider a wall box occupancy sensor Consider ceiling- or wallmounted occupancy (Continued) 54 Advanced Lighting Controls Figure 2-4 (Continued) —————————————————————————————————————————— USE SPACE TYPE PATTERN IF… THEN… —————————————————————————————————————————— sensor(s).

This can be an important consideration in retrofit or renovation installations. The second type of daylighting situation generally occurs in skylighted areas where the distribution of daylight is relatively uniform throughout the controlled space. Large-area waveform control gear or voltage reduction equipment may be well suited for such applications, although the limited dimming range of voltage reduction gear may be too restrictive in some cases. Perimeter-zone applications are more design-sensitive; proper photocell selection and placement are critical.

It is also advisable that, in these areas, there should be no manual off option and sensors should be protected from tampering and vandalism. COMPILE CONSTRUCTION DOCUMENTS A complete set of construction documents includes (but is not necessarily limited to): • Drawings, showing control locations, circuiting, and a control zone diagram to show which light fixtures are controlled by which device and how the controls are interrelated. • Wiring diagrams for control components. • A schedule of controls, showing catalog numbers and descriptions of selected products (including all necessary power packs and accessories).

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