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Number IEC-E20-E02

Rev. No. 1
Lamp and Lighting Fixture Selection
and Applications Date JAN 2011
ENGINEERING STANDARD
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TABLE I (Continued)
General Lighting Recommendations
LOCATION RECOMMENDED LAMP TYPE

SERVICES AND CONTROLS


Electrical substations and switch yards Outdoor: HPS or metal halide
Substation building Indoor: Fluorescent
Electrical switch and starter racks
Local control panels Fluorescent
General
Operating aisles
Emergency backup lighting
Central control rooms: Fluorescent
Instrument panels
Consoles
Rear of panel
General area
Emergency lighting for safe entrance and exit
Emergency lighting for monitoring instruments
Roadways: HPS
Process area, heavy traffic
Light traffic
Fence and protective lighting (not security lighting)
BUILDINGS
Administration buildings and offices: Outdoor: HPS or metal halide
Prolonged difficult tasks (drafting) Indoor: Fluorescent
Difficult tasks (for example business machines, accounting)
Normal office work (reading, handwriting, filing)
Reception areas, washrooms, hallways, equipment and service
rooms
First-aid rooms
Laboratories: Outdoor: HPS or metal halide
Qualitative, quantitative, and physical test Indoor: Fluorescent
Experimental research
Pilot plant, process and specialty
ASTM knock test, equipment test
Glassware, wash rooms
Fume hoods
Emergency backup lighting
Stock rooms
Number IEC-E20-E02
Rev. No. 1
Lamp and Lighting Fixture Selection
and Applications Date JAN 2011
ENGINEERING STANDARD
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TABLE I (Continued)
General Lighting Recommendations
LOCATION RECOMMENDED LAMP TYPE

BUILDINGS (Continued)
Warehouses and stock rooms Outdoor: HPS or metal halide
Bulk storage: Indoor: Fluorescent
Indoor
Outdoor
Bin storage
Large
Small
Small part storage
Counter tops
Shops: Outdoor: HPS or metal halide
Bench and machine work: Indoor: Fluorescent
Rough, large fabrication
Medium, automatic machines, grinding
Specialty: Outdoor: HPS or metal halide
Craneway, aisles Indoor: Fluorescent
Small machines
Small metal
Electrical
Instrument
Change houses and restrooms: Outdoor: HPS or metal halide
Locker and shower rooms Indoor: Fluorescent
Lavatory
Clock house and gatehouse: Outdoor: HPS or metal halide
Card rack and clock area Indoor: Fluorescent
Entrance gate, inspection
General
Cafeteria: Outdoor: HPS or metal halide
Eating area Indoor: Fluorescent
Serving area
Food preparation
General halls
Garage and firehouse