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Lighting Design + Application July 2002

Sports Lighting
Bengal Bangle Miller Light Manchester Magic Singapor e Saddles

CONTENTS
SPORTS LIGHTING
Keeping Her Eye on the Ball 17
For Bonny Ann Whitehouse, sports lighting is more than illuminance values and uniformity ratios. It’s a blend of architectural and theatrical techniques

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Fanfare Off the Field 20
In every arena, the event is the star, but lighting also plays a key role in the wings

Daylight Savings Time 24
Maximizing daylight was key to Glumac International’s design for the Washington State University’s Student Recreation Center

An Odds-On Favorite 28
It was a photo finish for Ewing Cole’s design team, but deadlines were met for the tracks at the Singapore Turf Club, where lighting creates dramatic and compelling imagery within a tropical garden setting

DEPARTMENTS
3 Beardsley’s Beat 6 Essay by Invitation 8 Energy Concerns 9 President’s Points 10 Scanning the Spectrum 13 IES News 47 Light Products 51 Scheduled Events 55 Classified Advertisements 55 Ad Offices 56 Ad Index

FEATURES
IESNA Lighting Design Software Survey 2002 35
Computers are an integral part of modern lighting design. LD+A brings you the cream of the software crop.

Interpreting Outdoor Luminaire Cutoff Classification 44
LRC’s John Bullough proposes a supplemental classification for quantifying a luminaire upward luminous flux

ON THE COVER: Bonny Ann Whitehouse's goal was to create a jewel within the Cincinnati skyline. The Paul Brown Stadium showcases the NFL's Cincinnati Bengals. The Flack + Kurtz Lighting Design Group was an integral part of the design team. Photo: Glenn Hartong/Cincinnatti Enquirer 2 LD+A/July 2002

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2002-2003 Board of Directors IESNA
President Randy Reid Senior Director Telemics, Inc. Past President Pamela K. Horner, LC Manager, Technical Training OSRAM SYLVANIA Senior Vice-President Ronnie Farrar, LC Lighting Specialist Duke Power Executive Vice-President William Hanley, CAE Vice-President—-Design & Application John R. Selander, LC Regional Sales Manager The Kirlin Company Vice-President—Educational Activities Fred Oberkircher, LC Director TCU Center for Lighting Education Texas Christian University Vice-President—-Member Activities Jeff Martin, LC Lighting Specialist Tampa Electric Company Vice-President—-Technical & Research Ronald Gibbons Lighting Research Scientist, Advanced Product Test and Evaluation Group Virginia Tech Transportation Institute Treasurer Boyd Corbett Belfer Lighting Directors Jean Black PPL Services Corp. Anthony J. Denami, LC Gresham Smith & Partners Donald Newquist, LC Professional Design Associates, Inc. Earl Print, LC Lightolier Joel Siegel, LC Edison Price Lighting James Sultan, LC Studio Lux RVP/Directors Kevin Flynn Kiku Obata & Company Russ Owens, LC West Coast Design Group

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omdex, the computer show held every fall in Las Vegas, was called the Computer Dealer Expo. The chemical process show known as the Pittsburgh Conference hasn’t been held in Pittsburgh in years. What’s in a name? “Scanning the Spectrum,” the design column that debuted in LD+A last month was originally to be named “Out of the Shadows.” But we decided it implied many designs were still in a state of stygian darkness. (It also sounded like a bad soap opera.) SOMA, Engineering for the Human Body, was a magazine I once

and some 6000 others in favor of Edsel. The automotive name game offers other items of interest. The name Columbia was scrapped for Mercury’s new minivan when consumer research suggested a link

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with drugs. Taurus was the astrological sign of the wife of Ford’s vice president of product development. Even global communications can be misinterpreted. In Taiwan, Pepsi Cola bottlers used the “come alive with Pepsi” slogan until marketers realized the phrase translated literally as “Pepsi brings your ancestors back to life.” Tortured English translations abound. “Please leave your values at the front desk,” read a sign at a French hotel. In a Norwegian cocktail lounge, ladies were requested not to have children at the bar. In a Leipzig elevator: “Don’t enter the lift backwards and only when lit up.” In a Belgrade elevator: “To move the cabin, push for wishing floor. If the cabin should enter more persons, each one should press a number of wishing floor. Driving is then going alphabetically by national order.” As a kid, I won a bicycle from Rice Krispies by naming the twowheeler “Roama.” I was recently looking for a contest in which I could recycle my prize-winning moniker. But now that I’ve shared this name with the readers of LD+A, I will have to look for a new name and game. Gotta go. The engine’s idling in my Utopian Turtletop.
Charles Beardsley, Editor

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To move the cabin, push for wishing floor. If the cabin should enter more persons, each one should press a number of wishing floor.
edited. Soma, of Greek derivation, means body. Shortly after its debut, I discovered a nudist magazine with the same name, but its publisher had failed to register the name. Today, I believe SOMA refers to a district in San Francisco south of Market Street. Associations have it easy in the naming game compared with automakers. The poet Marianne Moore was asked by Ford Motor to pick a name for a then-experimental car. Her offerings included Silver Sword, Resilient Bullet, Andante con Moto, Varsity Stroke, and Utopian Turtletop. Ford rejected her suggestions

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motivated me to write this. Using first level analysis methods. New York. resulting in more money in my pocket in 5. the annual savings of $1. it would be 120 percent. For five years it would be a 190 percent ROI. to be conservative 3 W is used. Salem. Often an asset will not be held that long. would I want the shortest payback? Or would I want to spend extra initial money to provide higher savings and better long term benefits. because of the increased value of the asset. It is a challenge getting people to realize that the logic behind policies.06(1+. Outside California most kilowatthour rates are probably lower than $. Additional $15.00. It is my understanding that this equation is widely accepted in the financial community. provided a fee of $2. This publication is indexed regularly by Engineering Index. is worth $17. teaching the ESSAY BY INVITATION Stan Walerczyk ily last 15 years.00. The extra $4 now is a very good investment if the asset will be held at least three years or even if it will be sold before then. The following equation from Chapter 25 in the 9th Edition of the IESNA Handbook is very helpful in revealing present worth with regard to annual energy savings. Member subscriptions $30. like a maximum two-year simple payback requirement. or amount of at present dollars A = annual savings y = number of years i = opportunity or interest rate (for this case we will use 6%) P = A x [(1+i)y-1]/[i(1+i)y] P= 1. number of years and opportunity or interest rate.00 per copy is paid directly to CCC.15. Inc. Picco Associate Art Director Samuel Fontanez Columnists Emlyn G. industry trends. and Applied Science & Technology Index. annual savings. POSTMASTER: Send address changes to LD+A. CAE Editor Charles W. I put myself in the customer’s shoes and ask myself if it was my money. But there is a monetary cost. IESNA fee code: 0360-6325/86 $2. Nonmember subscriptions $44. Altman Li Huang • Louis Erhardt Willard Warren Book Review Editor Paulette Hebert. NY.’ It is frustrating when customers use shortest payback or lowest initial cost as their main criterion for retrofits. news of the Illuminating Engineering Society of North America. Marketing Manager Sue Foley Advertising Coordinator Michelle Rivera economics section for a local IESNA ED150 class. LD+A is designed to enhance and improve the practice of lighting. MA 01970. technical articles on the science of illumination. or resale.00. LD+A is available on microfilm from Proquest Information and Learning. remodels or new construction. manufacture. creating new collective works. and recently seeing a showcase remodel/expansion project with generic electronic ballasts and basic grade T8 lamps. study.T his is my version of ‘Penny Wise and Dollar Foolish. and for three years.org Email: iesna@iesna. This consent does not extend to other kinds of copying for purposes such as general distribution. That is an additional annual savings of $1.80. Every issue of LD+A includes feature articles on design projects. teaching. Single copies $4. Each extra-efficient low power ballast may cost the end customer $2 to $6 more than the generic ballasts. Copyright 2002 by the Illuminating Engineering Society of North America. 10005 and additional mailing offices. Additional subscriptions $44. NY 10005. each extra-efficient ballast will save $27 more than a generic low-power ballast. Each extra-efficient ballast saves 3 to 6 W. Advertisements appearing in this publication are the sole responsibility of the advertiser. new product developments.2 year payback compared to the generic ballast. 10005.iesna.7 years. advertising or promotion. Ann Arbor.80 each year over the next 15 years. Subscribers: For continuous service please notify LD+A of address changes at least 6 weeks in advance. A dollar today is not equal to dollar a year from now. 212-248-5000. For example.48 Based on this equation. The payback retrofitting the existing fixtures that have F40T12 lamps and magnetic ballasts with generic low-power ballasts and F32T8 lamps is 1. So spending an extra $4 now provides a 437 percent ROI (return on investment) over 15 years ($17. 120 Wall Street.48 in present dollars.48/$4 x 100). science. kilowatthour rate. 17th Floor New York. NY 10005-4001 Phone: 212-248-5000 Fax: 212-248-5017/18 Website: http://www. 17th Floor.00 postage for subscriptions outside the United States. Beardsley Assistant Editor Roslyn Lowe Associate Editor John-Michael Kobes Art Director Anthony S. Statements and opinions expressed in articles and editorials in LD+A are the expressions of contributors and do not necessarily represent the policies or opinions of the Illuminating Engineering Society of North America. MI 6 LD+A/July 2002 www. so $4 is an average. 21 Congress Street. This frustration. It may not be a good investment for a tenant with a lease expiring in less than three years and the owner is unwilling to help to subsidize the lighting project.org LD+A is a magazine for professionals involved in the art.06)15] P = $17. You can do ballast ROIs on your own projects based on your appropriate burn time. and vital information about the illuminating profession. based on an interest rate of 6 percent. except Lighting Equipment & Accessories Directory and Progress Report issues $10. Often the shortest payback leaves substantial savings on the table.Y. New York. N. Authorization to reproduce articles for internal or personal use by specific clients is granted by IESNA to libraries and other users registered with the Copyright Clearance Center (CCC) Transactional Reporting Service.org . over that span. and implementation of lighting.06)15-1]/[. when interest rates are considered.iesna.80 x[(1+. 10 or 15 years? First of all let’s look at generic low-power electronic ballasts for T8s compared to the new-generation extra-efficient low-power ballasts. Periodicals postage paid at New York. which provides a 2. You could compare generic and extra-efficient lowpower ballasts or generic and extra- Publisher William Hanley. 800-521-0600. LD+A (ISSN 0360-6325) is published monthly in the United States of America by the Illuminating Engineering Society of North America.00 per year. Basing decisions mainly on the shortest payback is very short sighted.00 (not deductible from annual dues). Ph. 120 Wall Street. P = present worth. project X has 4000 hour annual burn time and blended $0. Electronic ballasts can eas- Published by IESNA 120 Wall Street. The 10 year ROI would be 331 percent.D.00. 17th Floor. is flawed.15 blended kilowatthour rate.

September 2001. resulting in excess direct and indirect glare. Shortest payback vs. should be factored into the financial analysis of lighting projects. There are several firms that provide positive cash flow financing. As I stated in “Why Should The Customer Have To Pay Twice?” in LD+A.efficient standard-power ballasts.05 percent.000 per year.40 for a 4 ft lamp.000-hour-rated-life even based on instant start ballasts at threehour starts) T8s. That could total an annual loss of $250 for each worker making $50. With no out-of-pocket money the customer’s monthly savings are greater than the monthly finance charge. If you do not get Energy User News. Often a customer would like to have a very effective and efficient lighting system. consider an office building with 2x4 troffers that have two basic-grade 15. one extra sick day per year or frequent headaches or eyestrain may equate to reducing worker productivity just one half of 1 percent. which is 20 percent longer. He is a member of IESNA’s Energy Management Committee and chair of its Retrofit/Upgrade Subcommittee.org LD+A/July 2002 7 . The comprehensive payback or ROI would be very bad with this type of retrofit. Pardon me. but cannot afford it. The electrical savings can be substantial with a relatively low installation cost. long term benefit analysis can also be done with T8 lamps. Each fixture can be retrofitted with two premium T8s and extra-efficient lowpower ballast.’ which includes worker productivity in offices and retail sales volume. Extended-life lamps are rated for 24.com Stan Walerczyk is director of lighting at Sun Industries. especially highlumen extended-life F32T8 850s. So the cost/life pricing is about the same. The retrofit option is often very cost effective when the parts and labor cost of the existing group relamping is ‘deducted’ from the retrofit parts and labor cost. Sometimes lighting retrofitters and end customers go too far trying to get a short payback or a high ROI. I read it right after I wrote my article and Mark Jewell discusses a much more sophisticated level of economics. because lamps will not have to be replaced as often.000 hours.40 more than equivalent type standard-life lamp. highlumen extended-life lamps save additional electricity because fewer lamps or lower ballast factor ballasts are required. The ‘people factor. Afterword I highly recommend reading “Energy Efficiency Boosts Property Values” by Mark Jewell in the April 2002 edition of Energy User News. It will be interesting to see the results of the ongoing and upcoming DOE research projects with scotopically enhanced lamps. Quantifying glare problems and other bad lighting problems to worker productivity is very difficult. energyusernews. year after year. For additional information p l e a s e e m a i l swaler czyk@ sunindustriesinc. the largest design and build lighting retrofit contractor in California. fewer lamps have to be recycled over time. serving the western states. but it would not be one of my articles. Each fixture consumes 58 W. But the repositioned lamps ruin proper cut-off angles. The benefits of the longer life lamps follow. This $250 annual benefit plus electrical savings can provide a very good payback and ROI even if the installed price in each office is $400. allows the extra initial cost option to provide the best total solution. this article is available on their website w w w.iesna. In California and other states.000 hours. Not only would there be a 10 W reduction. These same life cycle and people factor issues also apply for new construction. the products and systems that can save the most electricity tend to cost more initially. Adding all of the benefits of the extended life lamps. Often in lighting. covering their modules with cardboard or turning off the ceiling fixtures and bringing in their own floor or table fixtures. Following is an example of how these lamps and extra-efficient ballasts can work together. For example. Each extended-life lamp costs about $. because the payback time occurs even before standard-life lamps burn out. Two extra breaks per week. But check if office workers are wearing baseball hats. all fluorescent lamps will have to be recycled which costs about $. but check the number of sick days and talk with the workers. the substantial yearly savings. if I did not state that additional savings may also be achieved by using scotopically enhanced lamps. So the payback is often not the lowest.iesna. An example is retrofitting three lamp 18 cell parabolic 2x4s with a reflector and two lamps.000-hour-rated-life (based on three-hour starts with instant start ballasts) T8s and generic standardoutput instant start ballast. which is about 20 percent more.org labor ballast warranty. But after the payback period. On the other hand a new suspended indirect lighting system may increase worker productivity by . The interest rates are usually very reasonable.com Visit the IESNA bookstore online @ www. and there would also be a brand new five to seven year parts and www. they are typically a 30 percent better total value than equivalent type standard life lamps. Standard T8 lamps are rated for 20. So far the before and after feedback from workers at PG&E facilities has been good with dimming down further with 850 lamps. Again this is difficult to quantify. but the group relamping schedule would be increased from four to six years. Typically the benefits of the more expensive extended-life lamps are not included in payback. With longer life lamps. Instead of simply recommending T8 group relamping we also provide an option with extra-efficient ballasts and high-lumen universal-type (24. Maintenance labor is reduced.

iesna.org 8 LD+A/July 2002 . namely. with which to invest in other new properties. but many didn’t even comply with prevailing electric codes. Even knowing all this. they were throwing money around as incentives to reduce peak demand. increasing any one. After research done by Mark Rea and Michael Ouellette. reflectors. Guy Newsham of the Canadian Research Institute and Peter Boyce of LRC and co-editor of EPRI’s technical report. I urge you to attend the August 6 session at the IESNA Annual Conference in Salt Lake City. FIESNA Owners can be convinced of the virtues of better lighting for their buildings sionals such as doctors and lawyers. Wouldn’t you like to approach a business owner and say that the latest research indicates that quality lighting and controls can improve the performance of your employees by 10 percent or more?. you’ve been to LIGHTFAIR INTERNATIONAL and attended one or more of the five sessions presented on energy conservation in lighting. Warren. but it does when you try to read small text at low levels of light. We must be carefull not to take credit for all the increases in task performance if the tasks are not all visual. stairways and utility areas) in the building which account for 20 percent of the space. Missing from these obviously desirable goals is the human factor. A dollar per square foot improvement in lighting quality and task contrast is worth $10 per square foot in employee task performanceor more. we face the problem of persuading building owners and managers to invest in better quality lighting and controls. Not only weren’t those lighting retros done with the help of a lighting consultant. There are many products made by sightless persons that are on sale in Lighthouse for the Blind shops. how much time you have to perform a specific visual task). the steep curves developed by Rea become plateaus. The presi- ENERGY CONCERNS dent has signed the energy bill and we have some indication that energy conservation is back in the nation’s best interest. The mystery of how the California energy supply shortage was manipulated by brokers like Enron to their advantage has been revealed. more light does not help much when you’re reading headlines in dim light. but the tenant’s spaces. if it improves their Net Operating Income (NOI). Today. many building owners still did not take advantage of the programs. but the big challenge is not the public spaces (corridors. How much more visually energy efficient can we become? There used to be an old rule of thumb that an increase of one percent in task contrast was worth a 15 percent increase in the task illumination level. more so than just green buildings. enabling them to charge higher rents. so it is important to filter out the mechanical aspects of task performance and only measure the visual component for our purposes and claims. and there are many sightless profes- Willard L. or all of them. but how do we prove it to business owners? The biggest motivator in the real estate business is Return on Investment (ROI). when Terry McGowan of EPRI. At that point.B y now. illumination level and task size (and of course. lighting retros are being done by ESCOs (Energy Service Companies) who are busier than ever. In short. because nobody did the retrofits for the right reason. The visual task performance rises swiftly when the variables of task contrast.” present a panel discussion on visibility and worker performance. insists that owners can be convinced of the virtues of better lighting for their buildings. than to provide tenants with space that improves their employee’s productivity? To hear that side of the story. As I have repeatedly said. and take out some of their money. Carol Jones of Battelle Laboratories. Last month I pointed out that salaries cost 10 times more per square foot than real estate costs. Even with the cash incentives. electronic ballasts and occupancy sensors. our focus should still be on providing more efficient autos and green buildings and reducing our dependence on Middle East oil. but when conditions improve so that the three factors are much higher. In the meantime. though I do like buildings that are the same color as money. does not result in much improvement in visual task performance. What better way to do that. comprising 80 percent of the building’s square footage. which in turn increases the value of the property. Mark Jewell of RealWinWin. The investors’ objective is to put up as little cash as possible and still get an outrageous return. task size and illuminance increase after starting from low levels. Inc. to improve visual performance rates and employee comfort. LC. That’s the future of lighting energy conservation. “Lighting and Human Performance II. www. Instinctively. They provided a rebate shopping list for lamps. PE. Ten years ago when utilities were strapped for peak capacity. depending on where you are on the Rea curves. Most buildings are owned by syndicates of investors. increase the mortgage. task contrast. we learned that the relationship between contrast and illuminance depends upon where you are on the curves of task performance vs. with a principal owner who controls the management of the property. those retrofit measures didn’t do much to improve the quality of the lighting systems. we know that better lighting helps save workers’ time and effort.

occasionally certain areas of our Society run on autopilot. they can only envy the strength and legacy of the IESNA sections. it is imperative that we work closely with the local sections. we may be victims of our own success. The fact is. However.org . 2) The Papers Committee. Educational Seminars Committee. While the IESNA has grown significantly over the years. please send them to me at rreid@telemics. and its events. As we go forward this year. Conference Site Selection Committee. your ideas. You probably love the Society as well. demands that IESNA turn off the autopilot and really evaluate its documents. you love IESNA. as the quality and delivery are enhanced. The current recession. to begin a real campaign to not only improve our society—but more importantly. and your leadership will complete our plan and turn off the autopilot. and IIDA Committee have all done a superb job! 3) The President’s banquet will focus more on you. For many of our activities. I ask you to step up and get involved in at least one activity. we’re a happy family… OK.com Your help. but there are some things I do not like either. 5) Salt Lake City is one of the nicest cities you will ever visit. you may have noticed the promotional flyers at LIGHTFAIR. tweak it. coupled with the trend of consolidations. It is who we are. We must never lose sight of this responsibility and we have an obligation to the industry to constant- ly enhance the quality and the delivery of that education.I love IESNA. the member. Our sections must always be involved with education. With help from several members. you can actually talk to the person who developed the product. When you retire.org www. we are trying to make next month’s conference even greater: 1) Wesson Brown. one of our most important core competencies. improve our industry. The good news is that ED-150 has POINTS been totally re-engineered and will be available soon. It’s time for us to take a hard look at our Society. your Board approved a five year strategic plan that is posted on our site (www. Your leadership is considering utilizing different tools to deliver a more customer-friendly education package. Stakeholders from presidents on down will make better decisions throughout the year having knowledge of the industries’ (and their competitors’) newest products. Randy Reid PRESIDENT'S E-mail a Letter to the Editor cbeardsley@iesna. Another area that has been on autopilot is education. In March. yet interdependent family that must find better ways and capitalize on our legacy to advance {expand or improve } the Society for ourselves and future generations. The plan is multi-faceted. In many cases. We have been lucky. make sure you can tell your children and grandchildren that you helped leave your industry a better place than you found it. enough of Barney.iesna. While others can offer online education. was home to NBC during the 2002 Olympics and is simply world-class. and I will focus this article on two critical areas: the IESNA Annual Conference and education. and less on speeches. We are one big family— a very diverse. Our hotel. complex. I do love the IESNA. and the process usually works. 4) Marketing of the conference has been enhanced. but there have to be things you don’t like as well. The IESNA Annual Conference continues to be successful and is regarded by many as the dominant conference in our industry. Last fall I had the privilege of teaching the ballast portion of ED-150 to my local section and found it in need of revision. The Progress Report is probably the most informative two hours many of us spend each year. Because we have a strong membership coupled with a talented and efficient home office. its educational programs.iesna. we simply look at the prior document or the prior year’s plan.org) under the “What’s new” section. the Great America. Conference Committee. If you have ideas of how we can improve. Group VP of Hubbell Lighting is our keynote speaker.

HOFF Opened in 2000 with a total seating capacity of 1800. Limiting the design to 100 W metal halide sources allowed use of color-consistent high CRI lamps. transparent space was to create a lantern-like effect without weakening its bold external form. in-ground well lights to highlight the tower’s entrance. IESNA. The height of the space required extra care in locating fixtures within easy access. The exposed lighting and software complement the industrial appearance of the cables and pulleys that compose the stair railing. The lighting design included a custom stainless steel structure mounted to a central column supporting the staircase with twelve 100 W metal halide fixtures carefully aimed upward for indirect lighting.• notes on lighting design 10 LD+A/July 2002 www. which cuts throught the façade and extends the industrial design to the outside. while offering visual comfort for its users and maintainability for its staff. The design concept for this tall. The center features a three-story entrance stair tower that stands like a trophy case against the simple design of the facility. the gymnasium has three full-length basketball courts and includes areas for physical education classes. of Brinjac Engineering.iesna. PA. athletic contests. Lighting designers were Keith Yancey. The paper-thin exterior canopy. recreation. This structure locates the fixtures at a maintainable height above an intermediate stair landing.org PHOTOS: ANDREW R. IESNA. and intramural games. Harrisburg. Additional compact fluorescent downlights mounted within the stair structure were provided at landings for highlights and emergency purposes. and Shawn Good. These fixtures also had to be positioned to eliminate offensive direct glare. PA. Larry Cronin. Located in Hershey. was uplighted from low-wattage. Elliptical Stairway to the Stars . or reflected glare from the many glass facets. the Spartan Center is the Milton Hershey School’s new performance gymnasium. IESNA.

along with the dimming and control system. AIA and Michael V. All lighting in the facility is controlled though computerized panels located in the lighting booth on the fourth floor and building control center on the ground floor. and Musco Engineering Associates. The walls and soffits are painted in three colors to emphasize the signage band from 8 to 12 ft above finish floor. The third and fourth floor perimeter walkways and Suite lighting are fully dimmable. Musco. and the clerestory area to the north provide views of the city. At the northeast end of the “U” shaped concourse is the entry to the locker room facilities. The perimeter walkway at the top of the seating tiers allows for circulation to bars. West Haven. Signage is designed to integrate with the facility and the overall Harbor Yard complex. The Arena features a single tiered 24-row spectator bowl accessed via a “U” shaped concourse and vomitories.E.• notes on lighting design Lighting for the Arena at Harbor Yard was a combined effort of the Kasper Group Bridgeport. the Bridgeport “Sound Tigers” and to serve as a multi-purpose sports and entertainment venue for Southeastern Connecticut. with space for an additional nine.E. The Infranor Para II products by Sterner are equipped with 1000 W BT37 lamps which are fully serviceable from the catwalk and do not require re-aiming for maintenance. de-emphasize the walls and ceiling above 12 ft and provide a color to accent the carpet and provide for easy maintenance below 8 ft. Rose. stated. The Arena is the companion to the Ballpark at Harbor Yard (1998). ”Given the difficulty of the existing site conditions I find this facility ‘big league’ in every way. and the loges. The illumination levels certainly are major league providing 150 vertical footcandles tilted 15 degrees to the TV camera with a 1. 9000 for basketball or 10. led the design teams from the respective companies. Media Room. III senior vice-president of Sterner Lighting. small partitioned boxes for four to six persons. George B. and exits and for standee positions. located on the Suite level. Large areas of glass at the main entry on the west. The arena is designed to house a minor league AHL Hockey team.org . CT. The sports lighting has a shade and shutter system to go from complete blackout to event lighting with the flick of a switch. and Production Offices. Seating capacity of the arena is 8500 for hockey. The Hockey Team Locker room size and finishes rival most NHL facilities. Webster. to visually cutting off the space above.” —Michael V. The concourse lights are hung at 12 ft. The Arena at Harbor Yard project is the phase II development of a sports and entertainment district in the city of Bridgeport. and three hospitality suites are located at the upper level. P. A close-knit team was developed. Patrick Rose. Catering Facility. Lighting of the seating bowl is accomplished by sports event lighting hung at the catwalk running the length of the bowl on each side. CT. AIA Harbor Lights 12 LD+A/July 2002 www. The seating bowl is designed with a variable rise in the seating platforms resulting in excellent sight lines.3 to 1 max to min uniformity ratio for either ice hockey or basketball sporting events.iesna. P. Thirty-four suites. Food outlets and toilet facilities are at this main level concourse under the seating bowl. restrooms. concessions. CT. The lighting design system. The addition of our shade system provides a full theatrical house with full on to light off in less than three seconds.500 for events/shows. allowing the garage to also serve the Arena and Ballpark for spectator parking. incorporating engineering assistance and major input from Sterner Lighting to the structural engineering design team for specific mounting locations for all arena lighting. Included within this “Back of House” area is a Storage Area. was over six months in development. home to the Bridgeport Bluefish of the Atlantic League. Musco. the “Standing Room Only Bar” on the third level with bar seating. At the Southeast end of the “U” shaped concourse is the entry to the loading dock and staging area for events. The flat end of the “U” shaped bowl to the East contains the “Goal Club Bar” on the second level with its own seating section. The Arena at Harbor Yard is located between the Ballpark and the intermodal transit Garage. and Patrick M.

Speakers Mark Tresp and Mill McCain provided a demonstration. Joseph Consigli has joined Philips Lighting Company. Fort Worth. LD+A/July 2002 13 .iesna. OSRAM Sylvania and Phillips Lighting) gave a presentation on May 15 and provided literature on lamp updates .ncqlp. “paid when paid. The deadline for early submittal of the application is August 16. Inc. continued on following page NCQLP Offers Career Brochure The National Council on Qualifications for the Lighting Professions (NCQLP) is pleased to announce the availability of information on careers in lighting in the building and construction industry.iesna. OH.” The LC Candidate Handbook is now available from NCQLP (703-518-4370). and the Nuckolls Fund for Lighting Education. IALD.org Member News The Cooper Union. Joseph M. discussed indemnification. JH&H. MS. The document stresses that the lighting industry offers careers for almost everyone. Somerset. October 20-24.iesna. San Francisco. MUSCO Lighting.. New York. October 6-9. LC. CO. NJ. P. Miami Valley Section On May 20. ext. UT Contact: Valerie Landers 212-248-5000. 117 www.ILLUMINATING ENGINEERING Section News Mid South Section A presentation on the 2002 International Illumination Design Award entries was given on April 1 at the Mikhail’s Northgate restaurant. 117 www. IESNA. Guest speaker. to the Cooper Union Research Foundation (CURF) board of directors. CA. Golden Gate Section David Finn. Oxford Lighting Consultants. Building. whatever one’s basic education and personal strengths.. CDFL. underwrote the program. David Roederer. 2002. Birmingham. president of NCQLP. Austin.com www. Guest speakers included Jesse Browning. Los Angeles Section A discussion on current issues regarding professional liability was given on March 21 at the TAIX French Restaurant. office for Robert Singer & Associates. AZ Contact: Valerie Landers 212-248-5000. the NCQLP is appreciative of those who made it possible: James Benya for his initial draft. Las Vegas Section Matt Bindel. West Texas Section Lighting software was reviewed on www.E. who. NUMBER 7 JULY 2002 NEWS IESNA Calendar of Events August 4-7. TX. Mother Lode Section Representatives from the “Big Three” (General Electric. and the IESNA Golden Gate Section. LC examination. Los Angeles. Warren. He is responsible for lamp sales through distributors in this market. NY. Joseph has been a member of the IESNA since 1995. stated that “the lighting industry has needed this material for a long time.org April 25 at the TCU Campus. through their financial contributions. AL. Careers in Lighting is available on www. TN Contact: Wes Hazelton 207-775-3211 whazelton@dufresne-henry.iesalc. the Miami Valley Section held its 2002 golf outing at the Sugar Isle Golf Course. Michael Zarrow of Brobeck. Alabama Section A presentation on low-voltage control panels was given on April 17 at the Alabama Power Co.org SOCIETY VOLUME 32. Basalt. and has been an active and contributing participant in IESNA functions and activities.org The web-based brochure covers some of the many areas in which lighting personnel work.org Melissa Conchilla has been named as associate in charge of the new Denver. who provided examples from individual projects. New Carlisle. showcasing the program’s tools. gave a presentation on sports lighting on March 19. explaining how the lighting designs enhanced the interior design. The handbook provides important information and application forms for those who wish to sit for the November 2. 2002 IESNA Aviation Lighting Seminar Nashville. arbitration versus litigation. Lutron Electronics Co. as the Washington DC and Northern Virginia I/C Sales Representative. III. Jackson. has served on the Board of Managers for the North New Jersey Section. the deadline for final submittal is September 27. 2002 2002 IESNA Annual Conference Salt Lake City. Phleger and Harrison. and Cal Franco. 2002 IESNA Street & Area Lighting Conference Scottsdale. CA.” what happens when you get a contract. CO. an international lighting designer explored theatrical lighting for architectural applications on May 14 at the Pacific Energy Center. Good. specialists in construction law. ext. Worldwide automated lighting manufacturer High End Systems Inc. appointed alumnus and LD+A magazine columnist Willard L. ownership of documents and professional errors and omissions coverage.

Martin to Establish Asian Manufacturing Facility Martin Professional continues to expand its production capability with the establishment of a manufacturing facility in China. Zumtobel Staff Lighting. Edison Price Lighting. Sentry Electric Corporation Shakespeare Composites & Electronics Division Southern California Edison Stage Front Presentation Sys. Reflex Lighting Group. Sternberg Vintage Lighting Sterner Lighting Systems. LexaLite Int’l Corp Lighting Services.Member News continued from previous page TX. Inc. lighting research and recommended practices. Inc. Garden City. Louis Poulsen Lighting LSI Industries. Inc. Philips Lighting Co. Hubbell Lighting. Inc. PSE & G R A Manning Co. Axis Lighting. based on a company’s annual lighting revenues: Copper: $500 annual dues Lighting revenues to $4 million (Copper Sustaining Members are listed in the March issue of LD+A. Ruud Lighting. announced the addition of two new key positions to its executive management team based in Austin. Inc. As an important part of the company’s strategy to maintain its competitiveness in the lower priced lighting segments. Day Lite Maintenance Co. Ltd. Inc. InfraSource Kenall Mfg Co. Inc.org .A. Finelite.. advanced engineering and selection of all new products and technology platforms. as well as in the IESNA Annual Report.000 annual dues Lighting revenues to $500 million Diamond: $15. Inc. There are currently 233 Copper Sustaining Members). NY. Carinci Burt Roger Eng. Inc. Inc. Barth Electric Co. of New York Con-Tech Lighting Custom Lighting Services LLC Custom Lights. Inc. Texas. Inc. Inc. Inc. Musco Sports Lighting. Inc.C. Inc. Inc. Winnipeg Hydro Wisconsin Public Service Corp Xenon Light. Bartco Lighting. Share your news with us! IES News 120 Wall Street • 17th Floor • New York. BJB Electric Corporation Canlyte. has appointed Dave Lobardo and John Pilato as the newest members of its product support department and customer sales and service. SUSTAINING MEMBERS The following companies have elected to support the Society as Sustaining Members which allows the IESNA to fund programs that benefit all segments of the membership and pursue new endeavors. The facility will be located in the Chinese city of Zhuhai in the southern part of the country. Inc. Ltd. including education projects. Inc. NY 10005 • Fax: (212) 248-5018 IESSUSTAINING MEMBERS As of June 2002 14 LD+A/July 2002 www. David Parks joins High End in the role of senior vice president product development and Mike Wood takes on a new role as chief technology officer. Inc. BLV Licht und Vakuumtechnik GmbH The Bodine Company Daeyang Electric Co. Leviton Mfg Co. Linear Lighting LiteTech Litecontrol Corp Litelab Corp Lowel Light Manufacturing Lucifer Lighting Co. Defense Supply Center Delta Power Supply. Portland General Electric Prescolite. EMERALD Holophane Corporation PLATINUM Day-Brite Capri Omega Lightolier Lutron Electronics Co. Kurt Versen Co. Inc. Inc. Altman Lighting. LiteTouch.000 annual dues Lighting revenues over $500 million DIAMOND Cooper Lighting General Electric Co. Inc. Inc.000 annual dues Lighting revenues to $10 million Gold: $2. Inc. Metalumen Manufacturing. Inc. Matsushita Electric Works. Co. Lighting Company. SILVER Ardron-Mackie Limited Associated Lighting Atofina Chemicals. Inc. Inc. Lithonia Lighting OSRAM SYLVANIA Products. GOLD ALP Lighting Components Co.000 annual dues Lighting revenues to $200 million Emerald: $10.iesna. The level of support is classified by the amount of annual dues. Optical Research Associates Optima Engineering PA Paramount Industries.500 annual dues Lighting revenues to $50 million Platinum: $5. Inc. Florida Power Lighting Solutions Gardco Lighting Indy Lighting.. Inc. focusing on the strategic planning. Inc. Elko Ltd Elliptipar ENMAX Enterprise Lighting Sales ETC Architectural Eye Lighting Industries Eye Lighting International of North America Factory Sales Agency Fiberstars Focal Point Gammalux Systems H E Williams. HAWA Incorporated High End Systems. the new Martin facility will be geared toward the production of Martin’s DJ range of lighting products. Production is expected to begin by the start of the year 2003. Stebnicki Robertson & Associates Strand Lighting.. Inc. City of San Francisco Con Edison Co. Northern Illumination Co. Niagara Mohawk Power Corp Prudential Lighting Corp San Diego Gas & Electric The Kirlin Company United Illuminating Co. StressCrete Sun Industries TXU Electric & Gas Utility Metals W J Whatley. Inc. Martin Professional. Inc. Inc. W. Inc. Lee Filters Legion Lighting Co. WAC Lighting. Lightron of Cornwall. Silver: $1.

NY Peter R. NC Frank T. CA Chris Mortensen. Gupta (M).Boggess. Glendale. Inc. Carson. Inc. ETC Architectural. Block (M). Gilbert.. CA Randy Edwards (M). Post Buckley Schuh & Jernigan. CA Jody C. IN Patrick Davis.. Inc. RPM Engineers. Inc. MS Dedra Rainey. Inc. King Lighting. Newman Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute Janani Ramanath Northwest Region Kareem Greiss. Graybar Electric Co. Hadco. Middleton... University at Buffalo. CA Rick Hunsaker (M). Columbia City.. Ithaca. GA Walter J. CA Meenam Lee. The Gamut Technology Group. Architecture Design Studiom Honolulu. Diversified Lighting Associates. ON Concordia University Athanassios G. Salt Lake City. Rosene.. Schaumburg. Jericho. NC T. NV David G. Charlotte. Limited. San Francisco. Cupertino Electric. AZTEC Engineering. Nashville. Philadelphia. Ryan (M). Oakland. Lumenworks. Inc. Evans (M). Las Vegas. Ottawa. San Dimas. Illum A Nation Outdoor Architectural Lighting. Miami. Marietta. CA Randall D. ON Ken Smith. Inc. 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Inc. saw some of Dr. Japan. including 15 or 20 bulbs that Thomas Alva Edison probably held in his hands 122 years ago. Dallas. Korea Alex D. Considered one of the largest collections in the world. Straightforward and easy to use. an Internet based portal providing customers with real time. TX Tom Mendoza. Hicks’ bulbs.. the plane that dropped the atomic bomb on Hiroshima. The TradeLink site was piloted to 28 industrial customer branches in October 2001 and complete customer rollout is now underway. 365 days a year personalized self-service access to order/account management and instantaneous product availability information. LA Chris Wyatt.000 total lamps. Americal Distributors.. BC Rick Thibault. a dashboard light from the Enola Gay. Puerto Rico Escola Panamericana de Arte Fabio K. Mexico Charles E. 112. Israel Alessio Urso. Milwaukie. Oxygen. private museum that his was the only collection in the world containing an uninterrupted history of the light bulb. Iceland Koh Kian Chuan (M). Humphrey & Associates. Fernandez Sr. Nacogdoches. It is only visible under a microscope. Hugh Francis Hicks. Electroiluminacion de Occidente. from sconces to street lights and chandeliers. Richard McDonald & Associates Ltd. Nicholson. Houston.. Grupo Lite. The largest bulb in his collection dates to 1926 – 4 feet high and requires 50. John Hamilton University of Houston Stephen R. Seoul. Other historical pieces include a 3-foot-long tubular bulb used during the 1930s to illuminate the ill-fated French liner Normandie.org . ext. The most diminutive is a pin light that was produced in the 1960s and used in missile wiring.. and confirmed ordered product quantities and delivery dates. LA Mitzi Perritt (M). an Edison bulb from the now-demolished Vanderbilt mansion in New York... Simon continued from previous page Southwestern Region Alberto C. Dies Dr. Austin. Tualatin.. TX Joseph A. OR Bahadurali K. TX Antonio Mora Neave. Nagata Kyung Hee University. Martin Jr. Burnaby. and a 15 W fluorescent bulb that illuminated the table on which the Japanese signed the surrender in World War II aboard the USS Missouri in Tokyo Bay in 1945. Korea Ki Hoon Moon Hicks. OR Kenneth E. 16 LD+A/July 2002 www. customers have 24 hour a day realtime access to detailed order status information. Calgary. Way Jr. the site can deliver information down to the local branch level. MD. Honduras Wilfredo Valentin Jr. Szterenlicht (M). Mexico Brent Arnold. Coquitlam. TX Mark Williams. HLM Design USA. Sarangi (M). City of Coquitlam. In 2000.. Dr. About 10. as shown in Chapter 21 of the 9th Edition of the IESNA Lighting Handbook. the dentist whose office was home to what is thought to be the world’s foremost collection of electric light bulbs. Orot Architectural Lighting. TradeLink customers will be able to determine status and tracking for current and past orders from the moment of placement.000 watts of electricity to glow. 24 hours a day.J. Harahan. The museum opened in 1964 and his collection would eventually grow to 75. Saudi Arabia Sungnam Park. the Incandescent Lighting Museum was located in Baltimore. died at the age of 79 in May. With this secure site. MacPhee (M). A subcategory of the collection includes lighting fixtures. The new catalog includes high-resolution photos and product marketing information. applicable block information. links to freight carriers are enabled for online shipment tracking. Stephen F. Additionally.000 bulbs were labeled and on display in the basement museum of his office at 717 Washington Place. R. in 1945. Rouse Electric. Dallas. To order your copy of the 9th Edition of the IESNA Lighting Handbook. Austin State University. Inc. For customers with multiple branches. Don’t be caught on the outside looking in Exterior lighting techniques have undergone major changes. Singapore Mario T. (M). Murphy. Interface Engineering. Dentist Who Ran Lamp Museum. including credit status.. SRC Engineering Consultants Ltd.C. Tammany Parish Sheriff’s Office. Hicks regularly told visitors to his free. Dar Al-Raiyadh Consultants. but online and customer service representative assistance is available for users with questions. an enhanced publicly available digitized online product catalog with advanced search features has been introduced. Covington.. Dail University of Colorado at Boulder Jared Britton. users with minimal web experience will not need training before accessing TradeLink. Iluminacion-X. Inc. BC Bellevue Community College Clara H. High End Systems. AB Mark W. St. Birgisson. Sempra Energy Solutions.T. Philips Lighting Launches TradeLink Customer Web Portal Philips Lighting Company recently launched TradeLink. Urban Redevelopment Authority. Gist Foreign Oskar O. call (212) 248-5000. TX Southwest Texas State University Deena R. Over the years his collection would include a lamp from the original torch of the Statue of Liberty and headlamps from the Mercedes-Benz limousines of Nazi leaders Adolf Hitler and Heinrich Himmler. In addition. Wells-Keown Associates. Adame Sr.iesna.New Members M. Yooshin Engineering co. many lighting professionals who attended the IESNA annual convention in Washington D.

her experience includes an impressive list of major sports facilities—like Miller Park. sports lighting is more than illuminance values and uniformity ratios.500-seat Miller Park with a fan-shaped retractable roof by integrating the location of the lighting structures using state-of-the-art technology for field illumination and control.iesna.org LD+A/July 2002 17 . an international consulting engineering company based in New York City. (left) The designers accentuated the facade of Cincinnati's Paul Brown Stadium. highlighting an instant landmark along the Ohio River. www.. It’s a blend of architectural and theatrical techniques KEEPING HER EYEON THE BALL B PHOTO: TIM GRIFFITH/COURTESY OF NBBJ onny Ann Whitehouse is a senior lighting designer for Flack + Kurtz Inc. providing sparkle to the surfaces of the building. and American Airlines Center.For Bonny Ann Whitehouse. “I approach sports lighting as a multitude of diverse systems for event and architectural lighting that must be melded and (top) F+K Lighting Group provided event lighting for 42. Milwaukee. Dallas. In addition to her rich background in architectural and theatrical lighting.

F+K provided an integrated design solution for the event and architectural lighting. “It’s more than event lighting. Verizon Wireless Arena. “It’s lighting for restaurants and clubs. soothing and organized atmosphere to help with crowd control. Rose Garden arena. including the suites. “By nature. The event lighting was designed to meet the needs of both the players and the NBA without causing glare to the spectator. home to the NBA Portland Trailblazers. the design of the lighting controls allows for the versatility required by events such as trade shows. clubs.org .” Polk and Portland Perspectives Polk County Iowa Events Center—now under construction—presented significant design challenges for Bonny. arenas are energetic frenetic places. It’s television lighting for events. NH. The arena caters to basketball. large-scale meetings and concerts. The requirements of each facility need to be considered separately.” she told Chuck Beardsley. Manchester is located on the Merrimack River and a nautical influence can be found in most of its architecture. the main concourse general lighting is provided by illumination of the underside of the seating rake. lighting design encompassed the suites. Aside from the main events. “It’s the total integration of the lighting in the facility. and exterior facade. OR. Whitehouse observes.” At the Rose Garden. graduations. Editor of LD+A. For example. “The lighting designer seeks a calming. indoor football and hockey events. as well as illumination for the events. Rose Garden arena. This The challenges of lighting Seattle's Safeco Field were a combination of meeting the stringent requirements of both major league baseball and ESPN broadcast standards. concourses. offering subdued ambient lighting.” Ms. 18 LD+A/July 2002 www. restaurant. as well as a total building lighting control system. restaurants. An acceptable max/min ratio was achieved while maintaining a low glare level within the seating. controlled as one. Flack+ Kurtz’s Lighting Design Group has implemented an indirect lighting approach at the Portland. Each has unique features that present new and different lighting challenges. Whitehouse. “Event lighting should be designed with metal halide fixtures—1000 or 1500 W—because of their color temperature and color rendering index. concourses. which opened in November 2001.At the Portland. Manchester Magic At the Manchester. All of these areas add to the ‘game’ experience. car shows.iesna. OR. The versatility required by the exhibit hall will be addressed with two lighting systems: metal halide floods with stepped “on-off” dimming for flexibility and dimmable quartz to provide a more intimate setting for dining.” says Ms. both of which plays an important part in meeting both the leagues and television broadcasters’ requirements. The lighting design considered the needs of an arena and an exhibition hall. Metal halide floodlights with ‘instant on’ shades will permit instant blackouts for visual effects. and exterior facades.

and has been a member of the IESNA for three years.000 ton. uplighting the double-height space. www. giving a wash to the stadium that accented the façade.” says Ms. when the convertible roof is closed. “Baseball is a multi-directional aerial spot. which is located at a major intersection and set back from the curb. the 12. Each multiuse sports facility— whether an arena or a stadium—presents unique design challenges. over six hundred 200 W metal halide sports lights were used. There’s no single way to best light these activities. Catwalk-mounted aisle lighting forms the egress stairs of the arena seating area. The heights of the fixtures are fixed and the locations had to be closely coordinated around the mechanics of the roof. The unique lighting concepts added sparkle to the facade of the building.org . seven-panel structure opens and closes silently in just 10 minutes. 200.500 seat stadium resembles the ballparks of the 20s and 30s. It contains all of the amenities of a professional arena. From its statues of Hank Aaron and Robin Yount to its brick and stone façade and towering steel arches. She is a senior lighting designer at Flack + Kurtz. and large 400 W metal halide pendant fixtures with a green patina metal finish were specified for the concourses. Metal halide floodlights add sparkle to the metal finishes of the exterior façade. “So the possibility of lighting glare increases. the ’ Paul Brown Stadium features a European-style cantilevered roof over the upper seating. banners and speaker clusters can also create shadows that can cause aiming challeneges. has a wide range of lighting experience. To meet the stringent requirements of ESPN broadcast standards. Hot restrike lamps were specified to overcome the long restrike time of standard metal halide lamps. The arena lighting used ESPN design criteria to provide lighting levels for hockey and basketball. Miller Park’s most unique feature is the roof. The indirect metal halide fixtures graze various walls as they reach upward toward the ceiling mirrors. Among the challenges of the design were stringent guidelines from major league baseball and the television networks. both in architecture and theater.” Miller Park—home of the 2002 All-Star Game—was particularly challenging because the lighting levels had to be sufficient for indoor conditions. By tying the energy efficient emergency lighting into a separate generator. for three consecutive nights. when the roof is retracted. Whitehouse. home to the Milwaukee Brewers. URI Traditional The University of Rhode Island’s Convocation Center is a 7500 seat. “My theatrical training helped in hands-on aiming of the fixtures at Miller Park.” More than a decade of planning and four and a half years of construction went into building the $400 million park. URI earned significant rebates from Narragansett Electric. concerts.” The designer: Bonny Ann Whitehouse. Undoubtedly. The only fan-shaped convertible roof in North America. and public shows. F+K worked with the design team to maintain a traditional style with a modern undertone. which allows one to easily adjust arena lighting levels for a variety of events. “But I also design for every other conceivable event—from dog shows to graduations—by carefully designing a flexible. IALD. shadows of the players on the field must be minimized to not distract the television viewer. creating a mammoth shadow. The main features of the lighting design include energy efficient fixtures and a total building lighting control system. we re-aimed the adjacent fixtures to increase the lighting levels at the trouble spot without jeopardizing the vertical footcandle levels at the original aimed location of the fixtures. offering passersby a view of the interior suite space. highlighting an instant landmark along the Ohio River. as well as horizontal illuminance at ground level. Quartz uplight fixtures accentuate the elegant flowing features of the roof. “Multi-directional aerial sports like baseball demand critical vertical illuminance over the height of the playing area. Inc. “I sculpt with light. In arenas. and outdoor conditions. Careful consideration to the players’ perspectives is critical. user-friendly lighting control system. Metal halide floodlights were used for both event and emergency lighting.” notes Ms. shaped to resemble smokestacks from old ocean liners. Red brick with green tint metal trim was used. On the main concourse levels. as is minimizing glare to the spectators. A building control system provides lighting controls from a central location. Working all night. as well as the need to minimize lighting glare for the players. At the entry.. Miller Time F+K designed the event lighting for Milwaukee’s Miller Park.iesna. Whitehouse. New York.” says Bonny. “Lighting was initially skimming the scoreboard. the 42. are grazed with a tight beam metal halide downlight. which uses occupancy sensors in all major pubic spaces. oversize indirect fixtures are mounted along the interior columns.theme was applied to the arena. The main entrance lobby has a front façade wall of 40-ft-tall glass structures with few mullions. including six luxury boxes. adding to the constellation appearance of the lobby. The mirrors provide diffused downlighting.000 sq ft multi-use center with accommodations for basketball. High pressure sodium lamped fixtures flood the underside of the seating rake on all upper concourses. LD+A/July 2002 19 Cincinnati Jewel Built as a showcase for the NFLs Cincinnati Bengals. four columns. At the same time. Her theatrical background has led to a variety of different consulting opportunities with architectural firms and architectural lighting designers. IESNA. The space is lighted with indirect metal halide fixtures reflecting off large mirrors suspended from the ceiling. Compact fluorescent high-bay fixtures were used in the arena for house and emergency lighting. F+K’s goal was to create a jewel within the city’s skyline. and the mirrors’ shadows along the ceiling plane give a celestial appearance. The exterior is glass. along both sides of the arena.

restaurants. the event is the star. IALD. LC. Here are three recent examples. concourses. It’s the suites. but lighting also plays a key role in the wings A 20 s designer Bonnie Whitehouse points out elsewhere in this issue. sports lighting is more than event lighting.org . Key Club The interior lighting for the Seattle Key Arena Courtside Club was designed by Denise Fong. IALD. clubs.FANFARE OFF THE FIELD In every arena. and Megan Strawn. and exterior facades of an arena as well. LC.iesna. parking lots. both of LD+A/July 2002 www.

General lighting. and condiment tables. designed the exterior lighting for Edison International Field. pavers. so the LD+A/July 2002 21 . top) At Seattle’s Key Arena Courtside Club. “Our value engineering compromise was to change most tree uplights from metal halide to halogen PAR38. Internally illuminated art glass in the center bar area uses low-voltage strip lighting with 20. made of textured glass. LC. energy efficiency. with green and brown pavers representing grass and dirt base paths. IESNA. mimics sports lighting. sound and lighting is programmed with presets for pre game. (opposite. Direct burial uplights illuminate 45-ft-long canopy structural supports shaped as giant baseball bats. (opposite. half time. Bases. ensuring that fans never miss a minute of the action.” said designer Powell. Track-mounted halogen PAR30 lamps are used throughout. Bar lighting was coordinated with screen locations to eliminate stray lighting. The goal of the lighting design for the conversion of a storage room into a high-end season-ticket holders’ club was to offer a completely flexible. flat screen televisions suspended from a curved pipe supplement the main AV screens. integrated into the wood grid ceiling with egg crate louvers. Art glass at the entry to the bar is internally illuminated by dimmable linear wallwashers placed at top and bottom. Dimmable fluorescent strip fixtures illuminate art glass in the banquette dividers. Seattle. “Ground-mounted fixtures are easily accessed. and people. The entry plaza mimics a life-size baseball diamond. The design meets the Washington State Energy Code. and long life.000-hour xenon lamps for ease of maintenance. Adjustable fixtures concealed behind the suspended wood grid ceiling illuminate walls and tabletops. bottom) At the Courtside Club. The architect requested an unobtrusive.org year-old structure to a baseball-only facility. of Lighting Design Alliance.iesna. provided by floodlight clusters atop 30-ft poles. Renovations restored the 30www. integrated installation. general lighting is provided by floodlight clusters atop 30-ft poles. and post game. CA. At the bar. custom picture lights incorporate xenon lamps. 40-in. food. In the bar area. eliminate glare and stray light while providing ambient light. Anaheim.(right) At Anaheim’s Edison International Field. Track heads. 3000K metal halide illuminates 60-ft tall curving colonnades. seat walls. Angels’ Entry Andrew Powell. All use ceramic metal halide sources to accurately render colorful graphics. creating a warm. The project was completed in time for the Anaheim Angels opening day. Ceramic metal halide was chosen for its high color rendering. integrated lighting solution—one that would work successfully with the facility’s complex audiovisual component. Candela Architectural Lighting. The owner requested a completely flexible lighting solution to work successfully with the complex AV component. Two 7-ft-tall rear projection screens dominate the room. are internally lit with long-life compact fluorescent sources. 4000K metal halide accents green palm tree canopies. Cutoff luminaires mounted just above banner arms on these poles illuminate banners. Floodlights mounted atop 30-ft poles wash exterior food court facades. rich atmosphere was a priority when a 7000-sq-ft storage room was converted to a high-end season-ticket-holders’ club. Elsewhere. Long Beach.

Illumination levels on the walkways and bridges average 2 fc. The prismatic glass luminaires resemble the first harp-shaped fixtures used to light Milwaukee’s streets at the turn of the century. when the stadium was designed. “The architecture evokes images of the industrial of the industrial facilities that were once the heart of Milwaukee’s economy. lighting for the stadium’s plaza area had to complement the structure’s architecture. These graze palm tree trunks. WI. Two pedestrian bridges link the plaza area with outlying parking lots.” The life-size statue of long-time Angels’ owner Gene Autry is accented by metal halide spots mounted high in nearby palm trees. www..org . principal.” For lighting designer Greg Sadowski. with illumination levels averaging 2 fc.” said Cooper. president. Waukesha. lighting gives the sculpture added prominence in the open plaza. After sundown. “Miller Park has a different configuration than fans were accustomed to with the old stadium. Esplanade luminaires—also from Holophane—illuminate the parking lots. we also wanted to keep the area open and uncluttered. Inc. with a minimum of 0. Milwaukee. shorter lamp life was deemed acceptable.. The exterior lighting at the former stadium was laid out in a sporadic pattern. “While we wanted 22 LD+A/July 2002 enough light to ensure safety and security.Milwaukee Harp luminaires from Holophane complement the retro look of Milwaukee’s Miller Park Stadium. Mounted on 40-ft concrete poles. P IESNA. the owners wanted a facility that would stir memories of the days when baseball was king. Harp luminaires were mounted on 11-ft poles along the bridge 4-ft walls..iesna. The units are mounted on 15-ft metal ornamental poles painted dark green to match the stadium. According to Robert D.” Milwaukee Harp luminaires from Holophane were installed in and along the concrete walkways that wrap around the stadium and extend into the parking lots. They use 150-W pulse-start metal halide lamps. the exte. the owners wanted it to stir memories of the days when baseball was king.” said Sadowki. Cooper.E. Spacing is 60 ft on center. Miller Light At Milwaukee’s Miller Park. Powrtek Engineering.9 fc. When the $400 million park was designed. Inc. bringing out rich texture and color. “The stadium has a retro look. the fixtures use 400-W metal halide lamps. rior lighting system had to look good and provide sufficient illumination so fans could see where they were going. Eppstein Uhen Architects.

Maximizing daylight was key to Glumac International’s design for the Washington State University’s Student Recreation Center 24 LD+A/July 2002 www.000 sq ft of space. And as long as they were at it. light levels are 30 fc at the pool edges. the WSU Student Recreation Center provides 160. the uplighting runs at full output.org . to create a new model for sustainable design in higher education using daylighting. Dedicated on February 22. making it the largest indoor community recreation center in Washington State and the largest student recreation center in the Pacific Northwest. The process of making the Student Recreation (left and below) Diffuse skylights flood the natatorium with natural lighting from several locations. energy efficiency and natural materials.000-student campus by providing a world-class fitness facility dedicated to drop-in recreation for everyone.iesna. Their objective: to change the culture of the 17. At night. 2001.DAYLIGHT SAVINGS TIME S tudents at Washington State University in Pullman had sizeable aspirations for their Student Recreation Center.

because of the “chemistry factor. clerestories.iesna.000 sq ft and more than 150 individual workout stations. Seven courts in two gyms are lined for basketball. skylights. voting to impose a $100-per-semester fee increase for each student to cover the costs of design and construction. Cannon Design was also brought on board to provide equipment consulting and recreation expertise. An elevated four-lane. In 1996. and fenestration provide daylighting from the north. WSU students selected our team. This high degree of participation meant that the building had to provide the widest possible array of active spaces. Washington State University students were asked by the Student Referendum Committee of ASWSU to vote on the construction of the WSU Student Recreation Center. Students stepped up to the plate. The state-of-the-art building contains the largest student weight and cardio room in a recreational facility in the nation. volleyball. badminton. interviews and telephone surveys. focus groups. south. Oregon. with a total of 17. An exceptionally high turnout of student voters indicated over 63 percent approval for the project. which was led by Yost Grube Hall Architecture of Portland.(left)The open spaces in the weight machine area allow deep daylight penetration. Something for Everyone Nearly 25 different committees participated in the design process and more than 800 students gave direct input in open committee meetings. Four racquetball courts are provided.org LD+A/July 2002 25 . The Design Team Following the successful student referendum. and an adjoining leisure pool is equipped for water volleyball and basketball. (right) In the gyms. 25-yard lap pool. is also included in the pool Center dates back to 1995. and pickleball. The natatorium accommodates a five-lane. Yost Grube Hall’s team included Rowley International (Aquatics Consultants). two of which can easily be converted to squash courts. eighth-mile track is also included. No state funds were used in the construction of the project. when the Associated Students of Washington State University (ASWSU) began generating interest for the building among the student body. Glumac International (Mechanical. www. the campus set out to hire a design team to work closely with them to create the facility. A 10.000 gallon. funds were allocated to a committee to officially research student demand and generate a detailed feasibility study.” Design team members responded to the students’ enthusiasm and demonstrated that they would be skilled at collaborating with the students to attain their lofty goals for an inspiring and sustainable building. and top of the building. Direct sunbeams never reach the floor. In April 1997. complete with re-circulating waterfall. 53-person spa. Electrical & Lighting Consultants) and KPFF (Structural Engineers).

In the end. natural ventilation. sports lights run at minimum output. Calculations in AGI and conversations with other lighting designers confirmed this. Although I was very happy with Accurender’s ease of use. Calculations were made for the natatorium and gymnasia. area. Three multipurpose rooms are designed for aerobics. martial arts. www. And. it seemed that the radiosity calculations were more accurate in Lightscape. and high recycled content interior materials. During the day. Controlled by photocells and low voltage relays. and the appropriate textures. such as veiling reflections preventing a lifeguard from seeing someone in the pool.iesna. windows and water don’t mix: condensation. At the time (June.org . Yost Grube Hall developed a digital model of the natatorium. they offer four levels of lighting based upon the daylight available. heat gain. Maximizing daylight in the building was identified as a key design criterion because of the energy savings and because the students knew it would create a warm and inviting character for the building. 1998) we were evaluating both Lightscape and AccuRender. yoga. Let the Sun Shine In… Merely pleasing all the students wasn’t enough. The far north latitude of the project (46° 44') dictated careful attention to sun shading due to very flat solar angles in the winter and very steep angles in the summer. Objects at the bottom of the “digital pool” appeared from different angles at various times of the day. surfaces and materials were added. Final meter readings in the finished space varied by less than 5 percent compared to the predictions in the computer models in both daylit and electric-lit conditions. In the actual space. showing their visibility under different conditions. our team prepared a 3-D computer model that we could use to test light levels. and decided to process the calculations in both 26 LD+A/July 2002 software packages as a comparison. The model was also calculated and rendered with several electric lighting scenarios. …the Natatorium… The architect. reflection and glare are daily issues in most natatoriums. To make the daylighting strategies work. The design team decided to calculate the daylighting at nine times throughout the year: morning. resulting in long hours in front of the computer. there are 25 specific areas that make use of sustainable design principles. as any pool operator can tell you. such as a seasonal on-site stormwater retention pond. noon and evening for both solstices and the equinox. Windows in gyms can put sun in the players’ eyes. Other issues create serious safety concerns. and dance. Some of these issues are merely annoying. photocells step the indirect lighting as the natural contribution changes. A single classroom is used for meetings and wellness courses. such as the noise generated when voices ricochet off water and glass. Altogether. the team was satisfied with the results of both the daylighting simulations and the indirect electric lighting scheme. (right) Lightshelves eliminate direct sunbeams in the gyms and natatorium.(left) Gymnasiums are lighted with 8-lamp compact fluorescent sports lights. The WSU student body also wanted to create a new model for sustainability in recreation center design. But daylighting recreational spaces is easier said than done.

electric light provides about 40fc at the playing surface. Major pathways throughout the space utilize the disc version of the fixture. (In fact. porate a decorative glass disc to add a design element to the fixture. we would have preferred dimming over step. He has won several awards for his lighting designs. he is Senior Designer at Rising Sun Enterprises. He’s currently the project manager for the North Mall Office Building. is painted with 1/8th in. and the team was very satisfied with the performance of the digital process. The design team shifted from a glow-top pedestrian pole to a solid top version. we moved on to the gymnasia. Humphrey. in Basalt. Universal ballasts were specified to allow a certain degree of lamp flexibility. he has won numerous awards for projects throughout the west. Digital photocells. The project received two IIDA Awards of Merit: one for interior lighting. has 21 years of experience as a project manager for educational projects. At night.org LD+A/July 2002 27 . but reduced the glow the building cast from its hilltop location. which thrilled the University’s maintenance department. as well as Chairman of the Portland AIA Committee on the Environment and a member of the Oregon Sustainable Products Purchasing Board.. so a large free-floating interior lightshelf was developed to diffuse the light and bounce it off the ceiling. He is a LEED certified designer and an expert in sustainable strategies with an emphasis on daylighting. but only on Thursdays. …the Fitness Studio… Located along the side of the larger gym are two floors of fitness machines. Its low profile has a minimum visual impact on the building’s façade.E. Small MR-16 accent lights were installed below the track to highlight the structure. Mechanical loads have been reduced as well. The designers: Aaron J. Prismatic refractors provide extremely even lighting throughout the gyms and avoid a dark ceiling. low voltage pendants were selected to match. with large open frame trusses to support the roof above the courts. was Glumac International’s lighting designer from 1998-2001. Naturally. which still incorporated campus standards for light levels and luminaires. Since the gyms were expected to have about 50-75fc with daylight contribution alone. AIA. The lightshelves are held about 24 in. Energy Savings More than a year after the building opened. International. LC. Davis. A graduate of the University of Colorado Illumination and Power program. while secondary areas use just the basic reflector. looking like pocket-sized highbays over the equipment checkout counter.iesna. only 11 lamp types were used in the entire facility. and even a few awards for coaching. It has been named a Facility of Merit by Athletic Business Magazine and received an Outstanding Indoor Sports Facility Award from NIRSA. An avid skier and cyclist. The lightshelf consists of steel framing and an extruded Lexan sheet. Overall. The lower ceilings did not allow for the use of interior lightshelves. which proved to be the perfect material: light.…the Gymnasia… After the natatorium digital modeling was complete. Since moving to Oregon. each capable of 12 thresholds. this area is daylit and had its own challenges. He hopes to find some time this summer to beat Kirk at golf. Like the natatorium model. strong and unpainted (the color is in the resin). from hot. and he switched to architectural lighting. Like the natatorium and the gyms. which is very light. Since Pullman gets a wide range of weather. wide stripes on one side to diffuse harsh light. and one for energy use (EPRI Award). controlled the lighting. the project has been very well received by both the University and the community. until in-cabinet lighting at the equipment counter was added. snowy winters. an international recreational sports association. which made a nice transition from the sports fixtures. and aerobic machines. but a tragic peppermill accident ended that. the gymnasium models proved to be very accurate. Small. but the budget wouldn’t allow it. CO. Kirk C. Exterior lighting was studied carefully to reduce light pollution for the adjacent residential neighborhood. The building included two large spaces with a modified sawtooth roof design that incorporated clerestories and skylights. The Lexan sheet. The downlights specified for the circulation areas can incorwww. in locations where the roof overhang would reduce any stray uplight past the building. Photocells and timeclocks control circulation fixtures to reduce the connected load whenever possible. Limited uplights were used outside the natatorium. Kirk has learned how to two-putt a wet green. allowing for stepped control. which is his ‘real job’. the lighting loads for the Student Recreation Center have proven to be approximately 25 percent below those mandated by the Washington State Energy Code. freeweights. Overall light levels measured in the actual space matched the digital models very well. the exterior shades had to be durable and allow snow and leaves to pass through. …And Elsewhere A decorative highbay fixture with four compact fluorescent lamps was selected for the lobbies. based upon daylight contribution. originally intended as a catwalk grating. is a double-chamber design. with an average usage of just over 3000 visitors daily. dry summers to cold. compact-fluorescent high-bay sports fixtures with four ballasts were specified. he is also a ski coach in Aspen. a large M/E/P firm based in Portland. so the design team put them on the building exterior instead. I had won a bet and was looking forward to a nice steak dinner). The smaller gym (three courts) was oriented parallel to the clerestories. Currently. from the wall to allow for easier access to the clerestory windows for cleaning. Aaron got his degree in theatre in order to fulfill a lifelong dream of wearing black and waiting on tables. OR. P is electrical principal at Glumac . with custom shrouds fabricated from steel pipe to protect them. Oregon’s first sustainable public office building. Including the University-mandated high pressure sodium lamps in the parking and pedestrian area. Robert Curry. while the larger gym (four courts and the elevated track) was perpendicular. Direct sunbeams were to be avoided to eliminate glare problems on the courts. Yost Grube Hall selected a composite material.

000 patrons on each race day. Ambient lighting is provided in the non-event evening hours to attract attention to the site when the track is not 28 LD+A/July 2002 W www. a 1800 meter all-weather track. a firm in Singapore.000 to 30. Indirect bright white lighting systems are used as a common theme throughout the site to enhance perception of the spaces and forms.000. (right) The Singapore Turf Club Racecourse is a premier horseracing facility. dramatic site lighting for a festive atmosphere at night racing events.000 horses and grandstand for 30.AN ODDS-ON FAVORITE (below) Photo-finish requirements of 4000 vertical lux are met at the finish line. an 1800-meter all-weather track. Ewing Cole Cherry Brott’s in-house lighting designers worked hand in hand with US and Singapore architects and engineers to design the exterior architectural. stable facilities for 1. with public amenities set within a tropical garden. In order to move the public through the site from focal point to focal point towards the parade ring canopy. The $450.iesna. it held an international design competition and selected a United States firm with international sports expertise.org www. but deadlines were met for the tracks at the Singapore Turf Club. The main site lighting goal determined at the start of the lighting design process was to create a festive theatrical ambiance. is the glowing parade ring canopy. a 1200-meter turf training track. being emphasized with bright white lighting.000 project. Since opening day. stable and training facilities for 1000 horses. entrance and garden. paired with Indeco. Backdrops to the transitional areas and focal points are created with lower levels of lighting. transitional ‘theatrical’ lighting is provided. where lighting creates dramatic and compelling imagery within a tropical garden setting hen the Singapore government proposed a new thoroughbred racecourse. PHOTOS: ERHARD PFEIFFER It was a photo finish for Ewing Cole’s design team. The main focal point of the site.000 patrons. which opened in March of 2000 includes a 2000-meter turf track. the club has attracted on average 25.org LD+A/July 2002 29 . and were awarded an IIDA 2001 Award of Merit for the project. a training track. and a grandstand for 30. which also enlarged the perception of the site.iesna. and security lighting for pedestrian. The overall “night-racing” lighting design provides state-of-the-art sports lighting for the track. vehicular and horse safety. only secondary to the sports lighting of the track. A series of major and minor focal points were determined with the architects and served as a road-map to the site lighting design. Ewing Cole Cherry Brott. which includes a 2000 meter turf track. and sports lighting for the facility.000 patrons. A relay-based lighting control system controls all track lighting from the photo-finish line booth in the grandstand.

org . The polemounted luminaires are accessed for maintenance via portable motorized cages that attach to the poles and the grandstand luminaires are accessed via the roof. and as a result the racecourse has the highest illumination levels and strictest uniformity ratios designed for horseracing in the world to date. 1800 W sport lighting luminaires totaling over 4. Along with the elaborate power distribution system. The Philips Arena Vision luminaire. (below) Over two thousand 1800 W metal halide sports lighting luminaires illuminate the tracks to international CIE standards. communications between the design team and the manufacturer/contractor was pivotal. thereby saving a large potential loss in revenue. the design of the Grandstand was intended to embody the spirit of the new facility—high techLD+A/July 2002 31 www. The sports lighting is designed and aimed for the 2000-meter turf track and 1800-meter all-weather track with additional accommodations for the 1200-meter turf-training track. Stringent lighting design criteria for the horseracing were high definition television. 35 of which are 30-meter poles and six are 40-meter poles. The design incorporates a substantial number of luminaires on emergency not only for safety but to also ensure a race in progress will be able to fin- (above) Metal halide floodlighting illuminates the grandstand profile. This panel provides local branch power circuits to each luminaire and includes multi-function power monitoring with digital communications. The parade ring canopy is up-lighted with metal halide luminaires. and would put the horse and jockey in grave danger. Calculations were performed by the design team to determine the target design illumination levels.iesna. Sports Lighting The sports lighting for night racing at the racecourse includes over 2000 metal halide. Emergency lighting is critical in night horseracing for safe cessation of a race in the event of a power outage. A momentary outage would be catastrophic during a race. Credit should be given to Tay-Hooi Seng of Philips for the success of this project in meeting and exceeding the lighting design goals. surge protection and solid state relays. an integrated power and control panel is provided. an intricate lighting control and monitoring system was designed. Throughout the submittal. Exterior Architectural Lighting From the beginning. Included in this power distribution system is an emergency power system consisting of “on-line” uninterruptible power supply (UPS) units with generator back up. with 1800 W metal halide lamp. which is particularly suited for 30 LD+A/July 2002 Commissioning of the sports lighting system was an extensive process that took over a month to finalize with the quantity of luminaires involved. The illumination criteria of the track segments varies. The design criteria for the track illumination exceeded all published standards. was chosen because of its outstanding performance and the lamp’s high color rendering index of 90 and color temperature of 5600K. The luminaires’ mountings are aesthetically integrated with the structure. but also for high definition television cameras and photo-finish requirements. The manufacturer-submitted calculations were reviewed by the designers at the tender review and during the submittal phase of the project. The MRT entrance can be seen in the forefront. in use and energy saving security lighting is provided in the late night hours to provide for security systems. Glare shields were required on all luminaires to limit the sky glow effect and spill lighting to the surrounding areas. including the international CIE standards. The system is controlled through a computer network with distributed intelligent microprocessor based digital controllers. to limit the spill light at the property line and to limit the maximum glare ratings for observer positions around the track. which derives form from a horse in motion. based on levels required not only for spectator viewing. construction and commissioning phases. with computer control workstations located in the main facilities office and in the grandstand photo finish booth.org www. The glow of the parade ring is the focal point on the entrance façade. The poles are located to light the race for the patrons and TV cam- eras while minimizing obstructions to viewers. All three tracks were lighted from a single row of poles along the track and from a custom designed frame structure along the entire trackside of the grandstand roof.32 mega watts of power. and prewired ballast and branch circuits to each lighting pole. The commissioning process was necessary to ensure the track lighting system met the design criteria.iesna. and the illumination for the horse show is derived from metal halide sports lighting. due to the lighting distances involved and the relative importance of the track section to televised viewing. an elaborate medium voltage power distribution system was designed. At the base of each pole. There are 41 poles. The luminaires are accessed via motorized cages integral to the poles. With the large power demand required for the sports lighting alone. The tender documents (construction documents) required the manufacturer to perform extensive calculations to show compliance with all the target illumination levels and uniformity ratios as spelled out on the documents.ish.

The parade ring canopy is uplighted with metal halide luminaires. consistent with the indirect lighting theme of the site. 32 LD+A/July 2002 www. The public enters the site from three main entrance areas. is a principal of . through the garden areas to the grandstand. The luminaire mountings are aesthetically integrated with the structure. (middle. site. The taxi drop-off pavilion and the MRT pavilion are similar in architecture and scale and are treated similarly in lighting design concept to produce the same entrance aesthetic at each pavilion. right) is a lead electrical engineer at Ewing . his most recent projects include. The VIP entrance drive is elegantly illuminated with 100 W metal halide bullet uplights on the royal palm trees and with a decorative modern indirect 175 W metal halide street luminaire. Soft garden lighting is a vehicle for continuous movement along the paths. Philadelphia. extending across the entire garden side of the grandstand—nearly 300 meters in length—transforming at the center into a grand amphitheater overlooking the pre-race parade ring. Site and Garden Lighting The entrance areas and garden areas are the portion of the site. Robert Ghisu (top. The main entrance drive and open parking area lighting systems utilize a metal halide indirect concept. and the commuter rail line MRT (mass rail transit) pavilion. Gary has received an IESNA IIDA Regional Award of Merit. Ghisu played a key role in the building infrastructure upgrades and electrical design associated with the ongoing exhibit renovations at Franklin Institute in Philadelphia. right) is an electrical engineer and lighting designer for Ewing Cole Cherry Brott in Philadelphia. the Philadelphia Museum of Art and the Mitchell Performing Arts Center in Bryn Athyn. Mr. the Ewing Cole team really enjoyed the knowledge sharing and international cultural experience the project brought. Fill illumination is provided on the standee.iesna. distribution systems engineering. sleek curving forms symbolizing the thoroughbred racehorse in motion as it stretches to the finish. He has taught the architectural illumination course at Drexel University. The façade clerestory windows will also provide a soft glow from the interior luminaires. while the uplighting from the well lights creates drama. a soft fill light was used on the side elevations to bring out the building contour. Chase served as the project designer and lighting designer for the Singapore Turf Club for which it received the 2000 AIA Honor Award and 2001 IESNA IIDA Regional Award. LaSalle University—Hayman Hall/Gola Arena and Veterans Stadium. it creates an atmosphere more associated with a small club than a major public facility. Main Entrance Drive Three roads bound the site of the racecourse.iesna. continuing the theme of indirect lighting systems throughout the site. the main entrance drive to the taxi drop-off pavilion or parking areas. the public experiences pre and post racing. Robert F Cunningham (middle. MRT pavilion to the parade ring and grandstand. He is responsible for developing performance specifications and planning documents for electrical systems. utilizing 35 to 50 W metal halide tree mounted bullet luminaires creates a theatrical mood and comfortable environment for transition between focal points. PE. Ewing Cole Cherry Brott. which is connected with the commuter rail line. transforming the translucent canopy into a glowing element. left) Director of Architecture. lighting designer and electrical engineer at Ewing Cole Cherry Brott in Philadelphia. Alcaraz is currently the IESNA Philadelphia Section President. The “Forest Walk” is a transitional path leading the public from the MRT pavilion to the parade ring and grandstand. including pathway lighting and tree lighting.org VIP Entrance An essential requirement for this project was to provide separate and convenient access for the Committee of Overseers. The bright stainless steel roof curves downward to the garden side of the grandstand where it terminates in a continuous covered parade ring terrace. Covered Walks and Gardens From the MRT line station. Gary J. including an IESNA IIDA Regional Award of Merit in 1996 for the Veterans Stadium lighting (May 1997. LD+A) In addition. This entrance drive is lined with palm trees and allows for views into the garden and the most dramatic views of the grandstand itself. The designers and authors: Mary Alcaraz. Golaszewski. The site plan provides for a direct and exclusive route from the less traveled Woodlands Avenue to a covered drop-off adjacent to the VIP entrance lobby at the second level of Grandstand mounted luminaires are accessed via the roof. A soft moonlighting effect. Mr. (bottom. Colorful banners are mounted on the poles creating a festive atmosphere. the MRT. and other VIP’s. PA. LD+A) and in 2001 for the Singapore Turf Club. LC (top. The MRT pavilion signifies a major entrance to the racecourse while the evening illumination scheme reflects the importance of the arrival event experienced by the public. landscape and exterior lighting. and to complete the image of the grandstand at night. Here. the grandstand. AIA. only second to the glow of the sports lighting beyond. the patrons may walk under a canopy that protects them from the intense tropical sun or sudden rain showers.nology melded with the excitement of the race. PA. The horse artwork is internally illuminated creating depth to the artwork. with the focal point being the glowing parade ring. The glow of the parade ring canopy is the focal point on the entrance façade. Both private automobiles and taxis arrive from the arterial road. the front façade columns are softly illuminated with fill light to complete the form of the front façade. Also. An IESNA member for the past 5 years. and lighting design. both from the Philadelphia Section. and the major focal point on the site. Mr. right) is an electrical engineer for Ewing Cole Cherry Brott in Philadelphia. she has received numerous awards for her lighting design work on several of Ewing Cole’s projects. The pavilion façade is a major focal point in the composition. left) is a Project Engineer/Lighting Designer at Ballinger. To balance the glowing lighting effect of the parade ring canopy. The Singapore Turf Club portrays the design team’s dream of dramatic and compelling imagery set within a tropical garden and the creation of a first class World Racing Facility. Garden lighting is incorporated in the landscape. Background trees bordering the site are softly illuminated to create depth and for security purposes. Soft moonlighting is provided at the entry plaza from small 70 W metal halide bullet luminaires mounted within the rain trees. The garden paths are transitional paths leading from the www. MRT and Taxi Drop-off Pavilions The hills allow the grandstand to be situated on a slight rise from the MRT entrance pavilion. Also. The covered walkways are another transitional space. shining down on the plaza. their guests. Other projects he has worked on include New York Presbyterian Hospital. Garman is currently a Project Engineer/Lighting Designer on the New Philadelphia Phillies Ballpark. (April 2002. Cole Cherry Brott with 30 years of experience in electrical power. John F Chase. She specializes in lighting design and energy analysis with an emphasis on entertainment. The star shaped flower and shrubbery beds are softly highlighted with compact fluorescent garden luminaires to create depth and emphasize the colorful foliage and flowers. Selected clusters of trees along the path are uplighted with 100 W metal halide to create drama. His previous experience included Project Engineering and Lighting Design at Ewing Cole Cherry Brott.org LD+A/July 2002 33 . Three large rain trees at the entry plaza are minor focal points at the entrance and are illuminated each by three 100 W metal halide well lights. the VIP entrance drive. The lighting systems emphasize the points of arrival and build excitement from the entry points through to the grandstand and parade ring terrace areas. PE. The illumination for horse show is derived from 1000 W metal halide sports lighting luminaires. left) is currently a project manager. The sharp. therefore. The “moonlighting” from the trees creates a fantasy mood. flat planes of the canopy and its bright yellow structure create a dramatic contrast to the taut curves of the stainless steel roof. Cultural Experience While the late night and early morning conference calls and the 34-hour door to door travel time for site visits were at times difficult to manage. the parking garage and the taxi drop-off pavilion. Pennsylvania. PE. Ms. (bottom. Children’s Hospital of New York. nearly three thousand patrons directly overlook the horses and jockeys as they prepare for the race. This entrance does not cross any of the other patron routes. The roof of the grandstand evolved into an assemblage of complex. Richard Garman. Selected clusters of trees along the covered walks are uplighted with 100W metal halide well lights to create drama. A graciously wide entrance drive leads motorists through a bank of tollgates and onto the axis leading to the 5000 vehicle multistoried car park. A modern indirect 250 W metal halide street luminaire was chosen to illuminate the drive and open parking areas. The glazing of the VIP entrance canopy is uplighted with 70 W metal halide well luminaires creating a glowing entrance pavilion. Philadelphia. and the lighting in these areas create a festive and exciting ambiance. which are evenly illuminated with a metal halide indirect lighting system. Selected trees at significant areas along the general entrance drive are uplighted with metal halide luminaires to build excitement as one approaches the taxi drop-off pavilion and parking areas. the indirect light from the flood luminaires provides the general lighting for the terrace. The highlighted trees serve as minor focal points along the walkways guiding the public through the site to the major focal points. responsible for the sports lighting design.

Lighting design software is an everchanging industry. Additional Software Required – The program operates inside of and requires another software package to function. you then need to determine which products meet your requirements and expectations. the full cost of a lighting design program includes both training and expected productivity gains. D – Data storage Max. Multilingual – The program provides provisions for multi-lingual support. it is a definite challenge. Roadway – The program performs analyses for roadway projects. Some of the information contained in this survey is already and inevitably out of date. V – vertical.online or P printed manual is provided. Demo Available – A demo illustrating the program features is available either free of charge or at a nominal cost. Examples: H.IESNA LIGHTING DESIGN SOFTWARE SURVEY 2002 Computers are an integral part of modern lighting design. Network Compatible – M – MultiUser. Max. and/or ADD – additional service options available. Units – The program supports the following units: E – English. Nevertheless. we offer this printed survey as a resource for answering the question: “What is the best lighting design program for you?” Types of Analysis Average Illuminance – Does the program provide an average illuminance value for indoor calculations using the Zonal Cavity Method or the Lumen Method. This is where the Web comes to the forefront. A s members of the IESNA Computer Committee. You first need to determine your lighting design requirements and establish a budget.org DISCLAIMER Specifications . Direct Calculations – The program calculates direct illumination. and/or S – slanted (any orientation). the other programs name will be indicated. Room Surface Luminance or Exitance – The program provides the luminance and or exitance values on room surfaces. Choosing a lighting design program is not an easy task. Light Meters can be Tilted – The user can rotate the light meters in directions other than perpendicular to the plane of analysis. Point Illuminance Calculations – The program can calculate illuminances for user specified points with the indicated orientations. V – vertical. Luminaire Types per Run – The maximum number of photometric tests for a specific analysis. Like any software product.iesna. LD+A brings you the cream of the software crop. www. HVS. Participation in this survey is voluntary. Stage Lighting – The program performs analyses for stage lighting applications. All of the companies listed in this survey have their own Web sites where you can download both current product literature and often (but not always) demo or evaluation programs. Exterior – The program performs analyses for outdoor projects. H – horizontal. Technical Support – User support is available via phone or fax. HVSC. Max. Examples: H. HV. Luminaires per Run – The maximum number of luminaires the program allows in specific analysis. Interreflected Calculations – The program calculates interreflected illumination. Non-Diffuse Calculations – The programs calculations can take into account non-diffuse reflective materials. Documentation – An O . INCL – included with purchase. Flood/Sports Lighting – The program performs analyses for floodlighting and sports lighting applications. While we do our best to track the constant ebb and flow of new and improved products and companies around the world. and/or C – curved. as is adherence to the rules of the survey. The authors and LD+A do not endorse or provide warranty as to the veracity of the material contained herein. Plane Illuminance Calculations – The program can calculate illuminance on planes with the indicated orientations. continued on page 41 LD+A/July 2002 35 LIGHTING DESIGN SOFTWARE SURVEY KEY Price Price (Base Package) – Price of the standard software package. and/or S – slanted (flat surfaces with any orientation). H – horizontal. If the program functions in this way. Knowing what you want. HV. M – Metric. Number of Calculation Areas – The maximum number of areas that can be calculated during a specific analysis. I – Interactive or N – Non-Interactive General Interior – The program performs analysis for indoor projects. we are often asked the question: “What is the best lighting design program?” Our answer is simple and invariant: it depends on your needs and requirements.

5 (12/01) CD Rom 15 Euro✦✦ Dial Gmbh DiaLux Ext CD Rom 15 Euro✦✦ GE Lighting Aladan Free Glamox OptiWin Free Independent Testing Laboratories AutoLUX v6 $475.iesna.Lighting Design Software Survey Price (Base Package) Canlyte/Genesys 11 Columbia Lighting LightPro 2. Luminaire Types per Run Max.0 $250 Cooper Lighting Luxicon 2. Luminaires per Run Units Multilingual Additional Software Required Average Illuminance Point Illuminance Calculations Plane Illuminance Calculations Light Meters can be Tilted Direct Calculations Interreflected Calculations Non-Diffuse Calculations Room Surface Luminance or Exitance Roadway Calculations Daylighting VCP/RVP Economic Analysis CIE Calculations Other Analyses Automatic Layout Generate Schedules Import CAD Files Export CAD Files Obstruction Calculation Insertable Objects Room Geometry (plan view) Room Geometry (section view) Batch Processing Aiming Diagrams Any Shape Printout or Masking Tabular Entry/Edit Graphical Entry/Edit Input Device Context Sensitive Help Point-by-Point Isocontours 3-D Model View Rendering Rendering Presentation Color Printing/Plotting Scaled Output Templates Other Output Plotter Output Photometric Data Manager Photometric Graphic Viewer Photometric Formats INCL O I Y Y Y Y Y D Unlimited Unlimited Unlimited E/M INCL O/P Y Y Y M 100 100 Unlimited E/M INCL O I Y Y Y Y D INCL O Y INCL O Y Y Y INCL O INCL O Y Y Y Y Free O/P N Y Y INCL P I Y INCL/ADD O I Y Y Y INCL O I/N Y Y Y Y Y Distributed calculations Any Any Any M 2 INCL O/P Y General Y Y Y Specifications E/M M Any Any Any M 8 IE 5.org www.00 Integra Juno Lighting Inspire Lighting Lumen Essentials Design $4.0+ N X HV Y Y Y HVS HVS Y Y Y Y LUM Y VCP/RVP Y MF/UG/OPT/TV/PR/PP Y Y DXF/DWG DXF/DWG Y Y ORTH ORTH Y Y Y Y Y D/K/M Y Y Y Y C ST Y Y Y Y Y All ✦✦ = free download Y Y Y N Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y L UG/TV Y Y Y Y Y RECT RECT Types of Analysis Y Y HVS HVS N Y Y N Y N N N N UGR Y Y DXF Y Y Any Any Any HVS HVS N Y N N Y N N G/L/UO/UL Y Y DXF Y Y Any (Area Shape) Any Y HVS HVS Y Y Y N Y LUM/TLUM Y HS HVS Y Y Y HV HV HVS HVSC Y Y Y Y LUM HVSC Y Y Y Y Y LUM Y Y Y Y UGR CV Y DXF/DWG DXF/DWG Y Y RECT/ORTH/CUR RECT/ORTH/CUR Y Direct Direct Y UL CV/UG/TV Y Y Direct Direct Y IGES/VRML DXF/IGES/VRML Y Y Any Any Y Y Y Y K/M Y Y Y C/P ST/WT Y Y Y X Special Features Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y N N N N ORTH RECT RECT RECT/ORTH RECT/ORTH User Interaction Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y ST Y Y Y Y Y Y Y D/K/M Y Y Y G ST Y Y Y Y Y IESNA Types of Output Y Y K/M N Y Y Y C WT Y Y Y Y N Y All Y Y K/M Y Y Y Y C WT Y Y Y Y N Y All Y Y K/M N Y Y N N N Y N Y N K Y Y N N N N N Y Y K/M Y Y Y Y C/P ST Y Y Y Y D/K/M Y Y Y N Y Y DWG/DXF Y Y Y Y D/K/M Y Y Y Y N Y Y Y DWG/DXF Y Y Y K/M Y Y Y PDF Y N Y EU N N IESNA/Other Photometry LD+A/July 2002 IESNA Y IESNA/EULUM IESNA IESNA/CIE/CIBSE Within Y IESNA Within Y IESNA LD+A/July 2002 37 36 www.5 Y HVS HVS N Y Y N Y Y N N N UGR Y Y DXF DXF Y Y Any Any Any Any Any Any M 2 E/M M 20 15 750 E/M 8 D 10 34 2000 E/M AutoCAD R14+ D 10 99 Unlimited E/M AutoCAD 2000+ 4 4 E/M Acrobat Reader3.000.5 M Any Any Any M 8 IE 5.org . Number of Calculation Areas Max.00 Independent Testing Laboratories.0 CD Rom 15 Euro✦✦ Dial Gmbh DiaLux 2.3 $200 Dial Gmbh DiaLux 2.00 Free Consult Factory Package Technical Support Documentation Demo Available Interior Exterior Roadway Flood/Sports Lighting Stage Lighting Network Compatible Max.iesna. AutoLUX v7 $799.

REALity Roadway REALity Outdoor & Outdoor $490.org .00 INCL O I Y Y Y Lighting Sciences.00 INCL/ADD O I Y Lighting Technologies Simply Outdoor 2000 $199.00 INCL/ADD O I Y Y Lighting Technologies Lithonia Lighting Group Simply Roadway Visual 2000 $199.00 INCL/ADD O I Y Y Y Y Y D 4 4 Unlimited E/M Y Lighting Technologies Simply Indoor 2000 $199.00 INCL/ADD O I Y Y Y Y Y D Unlimited Unlimited Unlimited E/M Y Lighting Technologies Simply Economics $199.500. Inc.00 INCL O N Y Y Y Y Optical & Photometric Technology Pty Ltd EasyLUX $3.00 INCL O I Y Y $780. Ltd. Inc. Light Trespass Software $150.iesna.00 INCL/ADD O I Y Y Y Lighting Technologies Simply Photometrics $199.Lighting Design Software Survey Price (Base Package) Lawrence Berkely National Laboratory Desktop Radiance Free with Registration Y O/P N Y Y Y Y Y D 5 5 5 E/M AutoCAD R14+ N H/HV/HVS Y Y Y Y Y Y LUM Y Lighting Analysts.iesna. Number of Calculation Areas Max.00 INCL P I Y Y Y N/A 1 1 1 E/M Lighting Technologies LumenMicro 2000 $595.00 INCL/ADD O/P I Y Y Y Y Y M/D Unlimited Unlimited Unlimited E/M Lighting Reality Lighting Reality Ltd. Luminaire Types per Run Max. Luminaires per Run Units Multilingual Additional Software Required Average Illuminance Point Illuminance Calculations Plane Illuminance Calculations Light Meters can be Tilted Direct Calculations Interreflected Calculations Non-Diffuse Calculations Room Surface Luminance or Exitance Roadway Calculations Daylighting VCP/RVP Economic Analysis CIE Calculations Other Analyses Automatic Layout Generate Schedules Import CAD Files Export CAD Files Obstruction Calculation Insertable Objects Room Geometry (plan view) Room Geometry (section view) Batch Processing Aiming Diagrams Any Shape Printout or Masking Tabular Entry/Edit Graphical Entry/Edit Input Device Context Sensitive Help Point-by-Point Isocontours 3-D Model View Rendering Rendering Presentation Color Printing/Plotting Scaled Output Templates Other Output Plotter Output Photometric Data Manager Photometric Graphic Viewer Photometric Formats 5 = Hardware Dependent General Specifications 1 4 200 E/M 1 4 200 E/M D 7 4 Unlimited E/M Y Y HV HV Y Y Y D Unlimited Unlimited Unlimited E/M Y D 1 1 E/M Y D 2 4 5 cycles E/M Y N Unlimited Unlimited Unlimited E/M Y HVS HVSC Y Y Y Y LUM/STV Y HV H Y Y HV H Y Y Y Y Y Y HVS HVS Y Y Y Y LUM/STV Y VCP/RVP Y Y F/UG/OPT/ TV/PR/PP Y Y DXF/DWG/Direct DXF/DWG/Direct Y Y ORTH ORTH Y Y Y Y Y K/M Y Y Y Y GC ST Y Y Y HTML/PDF Y Within Y All H H Y H H Y H H Y Types of Analysis Y HVS HVS Y Y Y Y Y Y H H Y Y LUM/STV Y Y MF/OPT/PR Y MF/OPT Y DXF/DWG/Direct DXF/DWG/Direct G/GM/LUO/UL F/CV/UG/OPT/TV/PR/PP Y Y DXF DXF Y Y Any/CUR Any/CUR Y Y Y Y Y D/K/M Y Y Y Y GCP ST/SL/WT Y Y Y G/L/UO/UL MF Y DXF G/L/UO/UL MF Y DXF Y Y Y MF/OPT Y CV/UG PR/PP/Utilance Y Y Y Any/CUR Any/CUR Y Special Features RECT RECT Y Y Y DWG (Blocks & Xrefs)/DXF DXY Y Y Any/CUR RECT/ORTH Any/CUR RECT/ORTH User Interaction Types of Output Y K/M Y Y Y Y GCP ST Y Y Y Y Y K/M Y Y Y G Y Y Y Y Y K/M Y Y Y G Y Y Y K/M Y K/M Y Y Y Y G Y Y PDF Y Y Y Y K/M Y Y Y Y G Y Y Y PDF Y Within y All Y K/M Y K/M Y Y Y Y G Y Y PDF Y Y Y K/M Y Y Y N Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y K/M Y Y Y Y G ST Y Y Y Photometry LD+A/July 2002 IESNA Y External Within Y Y IESNA/CIBSE/EU Other IESNA/CIBSE/Other Within Y IESNA/CIBSE/Other Within All Within y All Within Y All Within Y All External Y IESNA/CIBSE/EU IESNA/(All Option) LD+A/July 2002 39 38 www.00 INCL O/P I Y Y Y Y M/D 1 4 1000 M English. AGI32 $895.org www. French Package Technical Support Documentation Demo Available Interior Exterior Roadway Flood/Sports Lighting Stage Lighting Network Compatible Max.00 INCL/ADD O I $100.

Examples: DXF. or CUR – the room shape can include curves.org ••• = Geometry Source (DXF. G – threshold increment. or CUR – the room shape can include curves.1 $3700. PP – Lighting Power Density (Project). IGES or DIRECT (the program utilizes graphical data directly within the CAD environment without translation). ORTH – the room can be orthogonal (all walls must be 90 degrees to one another). Room Geometry (Section View) – The program accepts rooms sections of the following shapes: RECT – room must be rectangular in plan view. UG – uniformity gradient. OPT – optimization. Examples: DXF. CV – coefficient of variance. and include them as reflective objects in the analyses. Economic Analysis – The program will calculate the cost considerations for the lighting system.00 ADD O/P I Y Y RELUX Professional 2. UO – global luminance uniformity.0 4. Types of Analysis Special Features Automatic Layout – The program will suggest a layout of the luminaires. . UL – longitudinal luminance uniformity. CIE Calculations – The program provides international calculation capabilities (CIE calculations): UGR – unified glare rating. DWG. Number of Calculation Areas Max. IGES or DIRECT (the program can produce graphical data directly within the CAD environment without translation).0 Free INCL O Y Y Y Y M 3 Unlimited Unlimited M Y N Y HV HV N Y Y N Y LUM/ILUM Y N N GR/GL/UO/ULG MF/OPT Zumtobel Staff Lighting Cophos Free INCL O Y Y continued from page 35 Package Technical Support Documentation Demo Available Interior Exterior Roadway Flood/Sports Lighting Stage Lighting Network Compatible Max. LUM – Luminance. PR – Lighting Power Density (Room). Obstruction Calculated – The calculations take into account the shadowing effects of obstructions in the analyses.4 Open INCL O Y Y Y Y Y N D Unlimited Unlimited Unlimited M 8 N Y Y Y Y Y Y N Y LUM/STV Y N Y G/UO/UL TV/PR Y Y (single rooms) Robert McNeel AccuRender $495. Import CAD Files – The program can import geometry that is in the specified format.iesna. Other Analyses – The program will do other types of analysis.00 Euro/$1260.00 INCL O I Y Y Y Y Y D Unlimited Unlimited Unlimited M ••• HVS HVS Y Y Y Y LUM Y VCP UGR Thorn Lighting Vision 3. ORTH – the room can be orthogonal (all walls must be 90 degrees to one another). DWG. Insertable Objects – The software has provisions for the user to insert objects of varying size and shape. Export CAD Files – The program can export geometry that is in the specified format. Room Geometry (Plan View) – The program accepts rooms with plan views of the following shapes: RECT – room must be rectangular in plan view. Luminaire Types per Run Max.00 US O/P I/N Y Y Y Y D Unlimited** Unlimited** Unlimited** E/M Y Y HVS HVSC Y Y Y Y LUM/TLUM VCP Y UGR/G/L/UO/UL MF/TV/PR Y DXF Y Y Any/CUR Any/CUR Y Y Y Y K/M Y Y Y C ST Y Y Y PDF Within INCL All + FDB Oxytech PYTHA v16.0 Lic B Full 1490.Tabular Illuminance . TV – television illuminance. Examples: VCP VCP/RVP. ANY – surfaces may be at any angle. MF – maintenance factor. GM – discomfort glare mark.00 US INCL O/P I/N Y Y Y Y D Unlimited** Unlimited** Unlimited** E/M Y Y HVS HVSC Y Y Y Y LUM/TLUM VCP Y UGR/G/L/UO/UL MF/TV/PR Y DXF/DWG DXF/DWG Y Y Any/CUR Any/CUR Y Y Y Y K/M Y Y Y C ST Y Y Y PDF Within INCL All + FDB Oxytech OxyTech LITE Free O/P I/N Y Y Y Y D Unlimited** Unlimited** Unlimited** E/M Y Y HV HV Y Y Y Y LUM OxyTech LITESTAR 4. Direct Connection to AutoCAD/IntelliCAD) ••••• = DXF/Direct with AutoCAD/IntelliCAD/3DSolar 55 = Geometry Modifications Rely on CAD Source 555 = Image Files for External Processing.00 Euro/$220.1 B base 260. Generate Schedules – The program will produce a luminaire schedule for the building.00 INCL P Y Y Y Y Y Y Windows NA NA NA M/Imperial Y AutoCAD N Y N N N Y N Y N Y N N N N N N Y Y Y Y Y Y Y N Y N Y Mouse Y N N Y Y Y Y N Y Y N Y IESNA Scorch Rayfront $600.Lighting Design Software Survey Price (Base Package) OxyTech LITESTAR 4. TLUM – Tunnel Luminance Daylighting – The program performs daylighting calculations. LD+A/July 2002 41 G/L/UO/UL MF/PR Y MF Y Y Y Y Y Any Any DXF (single rooms) DXF (single rooms) Special Features Any/CUR User Interaction Y Y Y K/M Y Y Y Y G/P/C WT Y Types of Output Y Y Y PDF Within INCL All + FDB Oxytech Y Y Any Any N Y Y Y Y K/M Y Y Y Y CP ST Y Y (Automatic) Photometry LD+A/July 2002 EU N Y Y External Y IESNA/EU Y Y ••••• N DXF Y Y Depends on CAD Data Source Y Any/CUR RECT/ORTH Any/CUR RECT Y N N Y Y 55 Y K/M K/M Y Y Y Y N Y Y C N ST N N N 555 N Y OTHER RECT RECT Y Y Y K/M Y Y Y Y Y Y IESNA/EU/CIBSE Y External External IESNA/CIBSE/EU 40 www. ANY – surfaces may be at any angle. Luminaires per Run Units Multilingual Additional Software Required Average Illuminance Point Illuminance Calculations Plane Illuminance Calculations Light Meters can be Tilted Direct Calculations Interreflected Calculations Non-Diffuse Calculations Room Surface Luminance or Exitance Roadway Calculations Daylighting VCP/RVP Economic Analysis CIE Calculations Other Analyses Automatic Layout Generate Schedules Import CAD Files Export CAD Files Obstruction Calculation Insertable Objects Room Geometry (plan view) Room Geometry (section view) Batch Processing Aiming Diagrams Any Shape Printout or Masking Tabular Entry/Edit Graphical Entry/Edit Input Device Context Sensitive Help Point-by-Point Isocontours 3-D Model View Rendering Rendering Presentation Color Printing/Plotting Scaled Output Templates Other Output Plotter Output Photometric Data Manager Photometric Graphic Viewer Photometric Formats ** = Depends on PC Memory General Y Unlimited Specifications M Y D Unlimited Unlimited Unlimited E/M 6 N Y H H Y Y Y Y Y Roadway Calculations – The program performs roadway calculations. L – roadway luminance. VCP/RVP – The program can calculate Visual Comfort Probability (VCP) or Relative Visual Performance (RVP) for indoor projects. STV – Small Target Visibility.

com Debbie Millican Cooper Lighting Luxicon 2. CIE. Inc. 3 63741 Aschaffenburg.lightingreality. AZ 85260 480-991-9260 480-991-0375 lightsci@worldnet. Scaled Output – The output can be printed to scale. CIBSE – conforms to CIBSE format. C – color.at www.com Lance K.au. PDF HTML. External – The photometric data manager is separate from the main program.com Karen Moffett Juno Lighting Essentials 1300 S Wolf Rd Des Plaines. KM. WA 99216 509-924-7000 509-921-7552 LitePro@columbialighting.de www.lighting-technologies.integra. EU – conforms to EULUMDAT. ST – generates still images.72 201 Iroha-kan 2-10-1 Koishikawa. Isocontours – The program can generate contour plots of illuminance levels. CIE – conforms to CIE 102. Evans Road Scottsdale.lbl. Plotter Output – The program can use a plotter for output. Suite 100 Littleton. 42 LD+A/July 2002 www. Aiming Diagrams – The program can generate diagrams illustrating the aiming direction of the luminaires.it www.com/visual Batch Processing – The program can run several analyses while the computer is unattended.com Konstantinos Papamichael Lawrence Berkeley Lab Desktop Radiance 1 Cyclotron Rd.30 Dornbirn.schorsch. Inc. Color Printing/Plotting – The program supports a color printer and prints out color output. P – pen and V – voice. lithonialightinggroup.co. ALL – conforms to IESNA. Norway. AGI32 10394 West Chatfield Ave.gov/bda/ F Bremecker . Austria 6830 05572-390368 oz@cophos. WA 98103 206-545-7000 206-545-7321 sales@mcneel.ge-lightingsystems..thornlighting.VRML.1 Inselstr. Any Shape Printout or Masking – The analysis area can be designed to be any shape or a masking technique can be used to simulate any shape. 3-D Model View – The program provides a 3-D view printout. and WT – generates continuous motion walk-thrus.com Debbie Berger ITL.com Hotline Relux Informatik AG Relux Professional 2.com www.Participating Companies Scott Davidson Robert McNeel & Associates Accu Render 3670 Woodland Park Ave N Seattle. Light Tresspass/Raymaster 6.1 / Photocoin PO Box 1 Rho Italy 20017 + 39 02 93563258 + 39 02 93563235 com@oxytech. Within – The photometric data manager is part of the main program.com http://www.net lightingsciences.3 121 Hwy.iesna. CO 80127 303-972-8852 303-972-8851 info@agi32.com Steve Borsani OxyTech Srl Light Star 4. Photometry Photometric Data Manager – A photometric data manager allows viewing. Livingston Lighting Technologies. CA 94720 510-486-6854 510-486-4089 K_Papamichael@lbl. Australia 3029 +61 3 9369 7000 +61 3 9369 7100 tonyb@opt. 4 58507 Lüdenscheid Germany +49-0-2351 1064 360 +49-0-2351 1064 361 dialog@dial.org . Other Output – Examples include but are not limited to .com Randall King Lithonia Lighting Group Visual One Lithonia Way.com Oliver Zelzer ZumtobelStaff Cohpos Phoenix Schweizerstr.0 N 3808 Sullivan Road Spokane. Germany +49 6021 37060 +49 6021 48455 pytha@pytha.columbialighting.oxytech. Building 3 Conyers. editing and creating of photometric data files.junolighting.. Photometric Formats – The program can utilize photometric data in the following formats: IES – conforms to IESNA LM-63. AutoLux v6 3386 Longhorn Rd.com www. M – mouse.ch Uschi Flassig PYTHA Lab GmbH V16.genesysii. CIBSE. User Interaction Tabular Entry – Edit Data can be entered and edited from tables on the screen. OTHER – restricted or proprietary format.pytha. and EU. K – keyboard.cooperlighting.accurender.com www. Context Sensitive Help – The user can press a key to seek help that pertains to the specific section of the program in which the user is currently located. Templates – The program can generate iso-illuminance contours for use as a template.com www.glamox. Graphical Entry – Edit Input can be entered and edited graphically using the mouse.com www. Types of Output Point-by-Point – A point-by-point listing of illuminances can be generated. BS/Switzerland 4018 41-61-3330770 41-61-3330772 info@relux.ch www. Inc.1 160 Pears Ave. GA 30012 800-279-8043 770-929-3625 visualsupport@lithonia.com Chris Watts Thorn Lighting Limited Vision 3. NC 28791 828-693-2176 828-693-2103 www. MS90-3111 Berkeley. DIAL GmbH Dialux Gustav Adolf Str.lunde@glamox. etc. Germany 80634 +49-89-13 93 85 95 +49-89-13 93 85 96 info@schorsch.com www.com www.com Georg Mischler Rayfront Schulstrasse 29 Muenchen.zumtobelstaff.com www.com www.com www. M. N – none.gov http://gaia.jp www.agi32. P –pseudo color.att. Boulder. 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Photometric Graphic Viewer – Allows the user to view graphs of photometric distributions on the screen. Input Device – The program accepts input using the indicated devices: D – digitizer. Rendering Presentation – The program will generate an on-screen image of the way the space will look. Suite 400 Denver. Inc.com www.com David Speer Lighting Analysts. 74 South Peachtree City. Ontario Canada M5R 3P8 416-960-1400 416-960-3450 info@canlyte.com/ Tim Bosher Lighting Reality Ltd Reality Roadway + Outdoor Somerville House 20-22 Harborne Road Birmingham B15 3AA England 44 121 693 2011 44 121 693 2012 sales@lightingreality. GA 30269 770-486-441 770-486-4599 dmillican@cooperlighting. SL – generates multiple image slide shows.0 7830 E.com www.com Galina Sytnik Integra.com Bill Freytag GE Lighting Systems Aladan 3010 Spartanburg Hwy Hendersonville.

Figure 2 (left) Hypothetical luminous intensity distribution for a cutoff luminaire containing a 1000-lumen lamp (units are in candelas). More light is not necessarily better light. each with differing photometric requirements.iesna. or above the horizontal plane of the luminaire (see Figure 1). for example. want to increase safety for drivers and pedestrians along roadways. and there is also increasing awareness of ways that outdoor lighting can detract from enjoyment of the nighttime environment through light pollution. and light emitted in the above horizontal is more likely to contribute to light pollution. The four IESNA classifications are defined as follows: full cutoff: the luminous intensity (in candelas) anywhere at or above 90 degrees from nadir is zero.CLASSIFICATION O utdoor lighting is used by many different stakeholders for many different purposes. and the lumi- Figure 1. Government transportation agencies. and through light trespass. Business improvement districts might want to bring in shoppers and tourists to a historic downtown in order to stimulate economic development. light directed upward that contributes to sky glow and impairs our ability to see celestial objects in the sky. two relevant zones are defined with respect to the nadir of a luminaire (the nadir is defined as the angle that points directly downward. from the luminaire): one zone covers angles between 80 and 90 degrees above nadir. Figure 3 (right) Hypothetical luminous intensity distribution for a luminaire containing a 1000-lumen lamp (units are in candelas). Angles referenced by luminaire cutoff classifications. the distribution of light in directions leading to areas where it is unwanted. The Illuminating Engineering Society of North America (IESNA) defines several outdoor luminaire cutoff classifica- tions.org . failing to meet the cutoff classification. and the second zone covers all angles greater than 90 degrees above nadir. Outdoor lighting can be a potent tool in helping these various stakeholders achieve their INTERPRETING OUTDOOR LUMINAIRE CUTOFF LRC’s John Bullough proposes a supplemental classification for quantifying a luminaire upward luminous flux goals. For these classifications. or 0 degrees. 44 LD+A/July 2002 www. Light emitted in the 80-90 degrees zone is more likely to contribute to glare and light trespass. Landlords often want to enhance the perceptions of safety and security on their properties.

This hypothetical luminaire can be classified as a cutoff luminaire. The luminous intensity at any angle between and including 80 and 90 degrees from nadir is 100 candelas.nous intensity (in candelas) anywhere between 80 degrees and 90 degrees from nadir does not numerically exceed 10 percent of the luminous flux (in lumens) of the lamp or lamps in the luminaire cutoff: the luminous intensity (in candelas) anywhere at or above 90 degrees from nadir does not numerically exceed 2. Consider the hypothetical luminous intensity distribution shown in Figure 2. The definitions are in terms of luminous intensity (candelas). and the luminous intensity www. and nearly 16 percent of the lamp lumens above 90 degrees from nadir. also for a luminaire equipped with a 1000-lumen lamp. which is 2. do not in any way affect the cutoff classification of the luminaire.org . The luminous intensity 90 degrees from nadir and at any angle above is 25 candelas. or that no more than 2. exceeding 10 percent (100 candelas) of the numerical value There is increasing awareness of ways that outdoor lighting can detract from enjoyment of the nighttime environment through light pollution luminaire. Interestingly. The luminous intensity at one angle between 80 and 90 degrees from nadir is 125 candelas. at angles below 80 degrees from nadir. and the luminous intensity (in candelas) anywhere between 80 and 90 degrees from nadir does not numerically exceed 10 percent of the luminous flux (in lumens) of the lamp or lamps in the luminaire semicutoff: the luminous intensity (in candelas) anywhere at or above 90 degrees from nadir does not numerically exceed five percent of the luminous flux (in lumens) of the lamp or lamps in the luminaire.5 percent of the luminous flux (in lumens) of the lamp or lamps in the (in candelas) anywhere between 80 and 90 degrees from nadir does not numerically exceed 20 percent of the luminous flux (in lumens) of the lamp or lamps in the luminaire noncutoff: there is no limitation of luminous intensity in the zone above the luminaire’s maximum luminous intensity Careful consideration of these classification definitions is very important when evaluating outdoor luminaires for their potential to cause light trespass or light pollution.) Conversely. no more than 10 percent of the lamp luminous flux is emitted between 80 and 90 degrees from nadir.5 percent of the numerical value of the lamp lumens. for a luminaire equipped with a 1000lumen lamp. (The distribution of the remaining 73 percent of lamp lumens. but the values are made with reference to luminous flux (lumens). neither of these assumptions is correct. a luminaire with this distribution would emit 11 percent of the lamp lumens between 80 and 90 degrees from nadir. consider another hypothetical luminous intensity distribution. Casual skimming of these definitions could lead one to assume that for a cutoff luminaire.iesna. shown in Figure 3.5 percent of the lamp luminous flux is emitted above 90 degrees from nadir. In fact. which is 10 percent of the numerical value of the lamp lumens.

consult a zonal luminous flux summary prepared by the luminaire’s manufacturer. understanding the proper application of the IESNA classifications. it is not necessarily true that a cutoff luminaire will emit a smaller proportion of its luminous flux upward than a semicutoff (or even a noncutoff) luminaire. Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in Troy. Good outdoor lighting is likely to meet goals such as those outlined at the beginning of this article. Such a luminaire might emit only a small fraction of the lamp luminous flux upward. an inefficient “globe” luminaire made of a poorly transmitting material used in a parking lot. Certainly. and illuminance often relates directly to issues of light trespass. Consider. about half of the total light used in this application would be emitted directly upward. Perhaps. The proposed classifications above would tend to penalize inefficient luminaires. with the result of less total light emitted directly upward for a given application. though. An IESNA member. To estimate the luminous flux emitted directly upward by a particular luminaire. such as the amount of luminous flux emitted upward. and when all is said and done. Bullough is a scientist and adjunct assistant professor of architecture at the Lighting Research Center. the distribution of the remaining 96 percent of lamp lumens at angles below 80 degrees from nadir do not impact the luminaire’s cutoff classification. for example. this proposed system of classification is just a starting point for a conversation about these issues. An installation of such luminaires would probably require more luminaires in order to achieve the light levels required for a parking lot because of the luminaire’s low efficiency. it could not be considered a full-cutoff or even a cutoff luminaire. but it would also emit only a small fraction downward. and about one percent of the lamp lumens above 90 degrees from nadir. www. Class 0: the luminaire emits no luminous flux directly upward (above 90 degrees) Class 1: the luminaire emits no more than 5 percent of its luminous flux directly upward Class 2: the luminaire emits more than 5 percent but no more than 10 percent of its luminous flux directly upward Class 3: the luminaire emits more than 10 percent but no more than 20 percent of its luminous flux directly upward Class 4: the luminaire emits more than 20 percent of its luminous flux directly upward Note that the classification scheme above is quantified in terms of the luminaire’s luminous flux rather than that of the lamps it houses. even if the luminaires are equipped with the same lamp. Bullough has written or co-written more than forty technical publications on the psychological and biological effects of light.org . However. perhaps the lighting community will decide that no supplemental classifications are needed. Such a luminaire would emit only three percent of the lamp lumens between 80 and 90 degrees from nadir. for example. New York. serve to emphasize the caution that is required when interpreting the various cutoff classifications. this luminaire cannot be classified as a cutoff luminaire even though it emits significantly less light upward than the hypothetical luminaire in Figure 2. Knowing the luminous intensity from a luminaire in a particular direction is a key step in estimating the illuminance on a surface from that luminaire in that direction. As a result. while minimizing possible negative impacts. The luminous intensity at one angle above 90 degrees from nadir is 40 candelas. for example. these luminous intensity distribution examples represent extreme cases. (As with the example above. even if this same luminaire were fully shielded so that it emitted no light above 90 degrees. About 50 percent of this luminaire’s luminous flux would be emitted directly upward and about 50 percent downward. A full cutoff luminaire. exceeding 2. Indeed. because of its higher-than permitted intensity at one angle between 80 and 90 degrees.5 percent (25 candelas) of the numerical value of the lamp lumens. this proposed system of classification is just a starting point for a conversation about these issues.of the lamp lumens. The author: John D. and solid state lighting. The modest proposal above is simply one more voice in the conversation. are both fundamental to the design of good outdoor lighting. however. Its purpose should not be to restrict thoughtful design. A proposed classification is offered below: Of course. such as light trespass and light pollution.) Because of its luminous intensity values. If an outdoor lighting system should not exceed a particular illuminance on adjacent property. the current IESNA cutoff classifications can be very helpful in selecting 46 LD+A/July 2002 luminaires that will meet such requirements. on the other hand. one is concerned about minimizing direct uplight from a luminaire. They do. will always emit no direct uplight. lighting for transportation. and understanding when to obtain additional data about a luminaire’s performance. a supplemental classification for quantifying the total upward luminous flux (rather than the maximum upward luminous intensity) would be helpful in characterizing outdoor luminaires for their potential to contribute to light pollution. Of course. If. This is not to say that the classification definitions are not useful.iesna.

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