Best Lighting Systems

Best lighting systems uses uses published recommended illuminance levels for a multitude of tasks and facility types from the Illuminating Engineering Society to demonstrate how to light a room. A general light level guide for businesses, facility managers, etc.

From Wikipedia “A foot-candle is a unit of illuminance or light intensity widely used in the lighting industry. The name “footcandle” conveys “the illuminance cast on a surface by a one-candela source one foot away.”

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How to light a room

Application – Foot-Candle Level

Aircraft Hangar 75-100

Assembly/Packaging – Medium 50-70

Assembly/Packaging – Fine 75-100

Auto Service Garage 60-80

Auto Showroom 50-80

Body Shop 80-120

Church 20-25

Cooler or Cold Storage Room 10-30

Engineering and Drafting 50-125

Food Processing 50-100

Foundry 40-60

Gymnasium Lighting – Recreational 30

Gymnasium Lighting – Elementary or Club 50

Gymnasium Lighting – High School 80

Hockey – Recreational 20-50

Hockey – Professional 50-100

Horse Riding Arena 25-50

Loading Dock 30-50

Machine Shop – Rough Detail 50-75

Machine Shop – Medium Detail 75-100

Machine Shop – Fine Detail 100-200

Manufacturing – Rough Detail 50-75

Manufacturing – Medium Detail 75-100

Manufacturing – Fine Detail 100-150

Multipurpose Room 30-75

Office 60-75

Parking Garage 15-30

Retail – Average 50-80

Retail – Super Center 80-120

Swimming Pool – Recreational 50

Swimming Pool – Club 75

Swimming Pool – Tournament 100

Warehouse – Active 20-30

Warehouse – Inactive 15-20

Woodworking Shop 60-80

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