Reality Check – Avoid Problems

Most of the people selling lighting today have little to no background in lighting.

Most lighting today is selected based on brightness, price (not cost), and convenience….none of which guarantees a successful project.

  • Lighting science and lighting standards remain largely unchanged
  • The light source has changed which demands a thorough understanding of the science and standards of light
  • Problem lighting projects do not happen by accident

SUCCESSFUL Lighting Conversions

Correct Lighting Design

  1. Define the application and conditions
  2. Identify the published lighting standards
  3. Conduct layout to confirm compliance prior to installation
  4. Evaluate priorities based on the numbers $$
  5. Install small quantity for feedback
  6. No short cuts (ie cheap photocell on quality LED fixture)
  7. Enjoy your successful installation

Let’s Get It Right The First Time – Follow The Standards

There are national lighting standards (IES) for roadway, residential security, parking lots, and more. Meeting these standards can help protect customers from legal liability.

There is very little to no added cost to do it right
It is a lot of cost to do it over

Lighting Standards

Illuminating Engineering Society (IES)
IES Standards – published Recommended Practices started in 1928
Recognized ANSI standard
IES Recommended Practices are the recognized legal standard across the US and most of Canada
Customers can be exposed to legal liability based on lighting standards compliance
Compliance is fairly easy to plan for and verify Compliance primary focus – UNIFORMITY

Brighter is not necessarily better
A bright appearance may not be enough

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