# Module 5 Lighting Calculations

Module 5 ± Lighting Calculations

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Contents
Determining Average Illuminance Average Illuminance Equation The Lumen Method Determining the Illuminance at a Point-Direct Component (Point-byPoint Method) Computer-Aided Lighting Calculations

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Determining Average Illuminance
The standard lumen method formula is also used to calculate average illuminance levels when the Coefficient of Utilization (CU¶s) are taken from a utilization curve.

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Average Illuminance Equation General equation for illuminance in space Ewp (TOTAL) x CU x LLF Awp Ewp = average maintained illuminance on the work plane (TOTAL) = total system lamp lumen output CU = coefficient of utilization LLF = light loss factor Awp = area of the work plane Module 5 ± Lighting Calculations Philippine Efficient Lighting Market Transformation Project (PELMATP) .

The Lumen Method Means of determining the average workplane illuminance within a space with a given number of luminaires Components Total system lamp lumen output Coefficient of utilization Loss factor determination Calculated illuminance Spacing criteria Module 5 ± Lighting Calculations Philippine Efficient Lighting Market Transformation Project (PELMATP) .

6m with a 2.6m ceiling height. Manufacturer¶s data shows that the initial lumen output of the lamp is 2900 lumens. there are 2 recessed fluorescent luminaires. What is the total lamp lumen output (TOTAL)? (TOTAL) = 2 luminaires x 3 lamps/luminaire x 2900 lumens/lamp = 17. Example 1: In an office space 3m x 4.Total System Lamp Output Lamp lumen output is the total initial luminous flux that the lamps emit as specified by the manufacturer. Each luminaire has three (3) 32W 48´ T8 fluorescent lamps.400 lumens Module 5 ± Lighting Calculations Philippine Efficient Lighting Market Transformation Project (PELMATP) .

Coefficient of Utilization (CU) Factors influencing coefficient of utilization: The efficiency of the luminaire The luminaire distribution The geometry of the space The reflectances of the room surface Each luminaire has its own CU table specific to that luminaire¶s light distribution and efficiency. Module 5 ± Lighting Calculations Philippine Efficient Lighting Market Transformation Project (PELMATP) . CU values are listed in tables for different room geometries and room surface reflectances.

and therefore indicates the relative space proportions.Coefficients of Utilization (CU) Coefficient of utilization is based on room cavity ratio (RCR) RCR is five (5) times the ratio of total vertical surface area to total horizontal surface area within the room cavity. Where. hRC = Room cavity height L = Length of the room W = Width of the room Module 5 ± Lighting Calculations Philippine Efficient Lighting Market Transformation Project (PELMATP) .

Coefficients of Utilization (CU) Cavity ratios : Ceiling cavity ratio ± is the space between the ceiling and luminaire plane computed using the equation below in relation to room cavity ratio: Floor cavity ratio ± is the space between the workplane and the floor computed using the equation below in relation to room cavity ratio: Module 5 ± Lighting Calculations Philippine Efficient Lighting Market Transformation Project (PELMATP) .

Module 5 ± Lighting Calculations Philippine Efficient Lighting Market Transformation Project (PELMATP) .Coefficients of Utilization (CU) Cross section of a room showing room cavities.

For the case where the luminaires are mounted on the surface of the ceiling or are recessed into the ceiling. It is necessary to convert the actual ceiling reflectance into an effective ceiling cavity reflectance (pCC) and the actual floor reflectance must be converted to an effective floor cavity reflectance (pFC). it is necessary to treat this cavity as if there were a ceiling surface at the luminaire plane and a floor surface at the workplane level. the ceiling cavity ratio is zero. Since the coefficient of utilization is based on the room cavity ratio. Module 5 ± Lighting Calculations Philippine Efficient Lighting Market Transformation Project (PELMATP) .Coefficients of Utilization (CU) For a given room. the cavity ratios are in direct proportion to their respective cavity heights.

83m Module 5 ± Lighting Calculations Philippine Efficient Lighting Market Transformation Project (PELMATP) . 59 m ± 0. Determine the room cavity ratio using the equation below Room cavity height (hRC) = Luminaire height ± Workplane height Assuming a workplane height of 0. Step 1.CU Determination Using Example 1 above. the following steps should be followed in calculating the coefficient of utilization.76m = 1.76m (typical desk height) hRC = 2.

83m (3. Computing the room cavity ratio.57m RCR = 5 Module 5 ± Lighting Calculations Philippine Efficient Lighting Market Transformation Project (PELMATP) .57m) 3. we have: RCR = 5 x Room cavity height (Length + Width) Length x Width RCR = 5 x 1.05m + 4.05m x 4.CU Determination In this example. the luminaires are recessed in the ceiling so the luminaire height is the as the ceiling height.

find the floor cavity ratio and ceiling cavity ratio using the equations below Module 5 ± Lighting Calculations Philippine Efficient Lighting Market Transformation Project (PELMATP) . the ceiling and floor cavities are replaced with their effective reflectances. To find the effective reflectance of a floor or ceiling cavity.CU Determination Step 2. Since the Lumen Method considers what occurs only within the room cavity.

and the cavity ratio determine the effective cavity reflectance. the wall reflectances.CU Determination Step 3. the base reflectance is the actual floor surface reflectance. the base reflectance is the actual ceiling surface reflectance while the floor cavity. look for the cavity reflectances and cavity ratios. Module 5 ± Lighting Calculations Philippine Efficient Lighting Market Transformation Project (PELMATP) . The base reflectance. The surface that is opposite the opening to the cavity is called the base cavity. Find the effective cavity reflectances using cavity surface reflectances. For the ceiling cavity. Using the IESNA Lighting Handbook.

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VCC = 0. Continuing with Example 1.50 Effective Floor Cavity Reflectance.CU Determination Step 4. the following assumptions are made after consulting the IES Lighting Handbook Table on Effective Reflectances: Effective Ceiling Cavity Reflectance. VW = 0. VFC = 0.20 RCR = 5 (calculated in Step 1) Module 5 ± Lighting Calculations Philippine Efficient Lighting Market Transformation Project (PELMATP) . Once all room cavity reflectances and the room cavity ratio are known. the CU value can be determined by selecting the appropriate value from the luminaire¶s CU table.70 Wall Reflectance.

Module 5 ± Lighting Calculations Philippine Efficient Lighting Market Transformation Project (PELMATP) .50. which means that 50% of the lumens given off by the lamps reach the workplane and the other 50% are absorbed by the luminaire or the room surfaces and never reach the workplane.CU Determination CU = 0.

Coefficients of Utilization for Some Luminaire Module 5 ± Lighting Calculations Philippine Efficient Lighting Market Transformation Project (PELMATP) .

Light Loss Factor Two types of Light Loss Factor (LLF) Recoverable Non-recoverable Total Light Loss Factor (LLF) is the product of the individual light loss factors. recoverable and non-recoverable Module 5 ± Lighting Calculations Philippine Efficient Lighting Market Transformation Project (PELMATP) .

Light Loss Factor Recoverable LLF Lamp Lumen Depreciation (LLD) Lamp Burnout Factor (LBO) Luminaire Dirt Depreciation Factor (LDD) Room Surface Dirt Depreciation Factor (RSDD) Area of workplane (AWP) Module 5 ± Lighting Calculations Philippine Efficient Lighting Market Transformation Project (PELMATP) .

Most lighting designs base calculations on ³maintained´ as opposed to ³initial´ lamp lumens Module 5 ± Lighting Calculations Philippine Efficient Lighting Market Transformation Project (PELMATP) .Lamp Lumen Depreciation The lamp lumen depreciation factor is the fraction of initial lumens at a specific time during the life of the lamp Lamp lumen depreciation comes from aging and dirt accumulation on lamps. lenses and room surfaces. reflectors.

a lamp burnout factor should be applied to any analysis of the system. depending on the kind of lamps and the relamping program used. This factor is simply the ratio of the number of lamps that would be burning o the total number of lamps in the system. Unreplaced burned-out lamps will vary in quantity. Module 5 ± Lighting Calculations Philippine Efficient Lighting Market Transformation Project (PELMATP) .Lamp Burnout Factor If lamps are not replaced immediately after burnout.

Room Surface Dirt Depreciation Room Surface Dirt Depreciation Factor (RSDD) is influenced by: The amount of dirt in the environment The room cavity ratio (proportions of the room) Type of lighting equipment used Module 5 ± Lighting Calculations Philippine Efficient Lighting Market Transformation Project (PELMATP) .

Room Surface Dirt Depreciation Module 5 ± Lighting Calculations Philippine Efficient Lighting Market Transformation Project (PELMATP) .

Luminaire Dirt Depreciation Luminaire Dirt Depreciation Factor (LDD) depends on three (3) aspects of the situation: The amount and type of dirt in the environment (a clean office environment compared to a dirty manufacturing facility) The type of luminaire used The expected cleaning cycle for the equipment Module 5 ± Lighting Calculations Philippine Efficient Lighting Market Transformation Project (PELMATP) .

Luminaire Dirt Depreciation Module 5 ± Lighting Calculations Philippine Efficient Lighting Market Transformation Project (PELMATP) .

Area of Workplane Is the area of the entire workplane. which is typically the same as the floor area Illuminance will be greatest near the center of the room and slightly less toward the walls for a given uniform layout of luminaires Module 5 ± Lighting Calculations Philippine Efficient Lighting Market Transformation Project (PELMATP) .

Light Loss Factor Non-Recoverable LLF Luminaire Ambient Temperature Factor Heat Extraction Thermal Factor Voltage to Luminaire Factor Ballast Factor Ballast Lamp Photometer Factor Equipment operating Factor Lamp Position (Tilt) Factor Luminaire Surface Depreciation Factor Module 5 ± Lighting Calculations Philippine Efficient Lighting Market Transformation Project (PELMATP) .

Luminaire Ambient Temperature Variations in temperature. above those normally encountered in interiors. have little effect on the output of incandescent and high intensity discharge (HID) lamps. but can have a significant effect on light output of fluorescent lamps Module 5 ± Lighting Calculations Philippine Efficient Lighting Market Transformation Project (PELMATP) .

Heat Extraction Thermal Factor Heat extraction factor is the fractional lumen loss or gain due to airflow Airflow has an effect on lamp temperature and lamp lumens especially those air handling fluorescent luminaires which are integrated with the HVAC system as a means of introducing or removing air from the room Module 5 ± Lighting Calculations Philippine Efficient Lighting Market Transformation Project (PELMATP) .

Voltage to Luminaire Factor High or low voltage at the luminaire will affect the lumen output of lamps High voltage condition will increase the lumen output of lamps over their rated output Low voltage condition will reduce the lumen output The rate of change of lumen output with a voltage change varies with each light source. but has the greatest effect on incandescent lamps Module 5 ± Lighting Calculations Philippine Efficient Lighting Market Transformation Project (PELMATP) .

Ballast Factor Ballast used for a specific application is usually different from the ballast used to determine the rated lumen output for a lamp Ballast factor corrects this difference to maintain the arc within the lamp Ballast factor is the ratio of the lamp lumens generated on commercial ballasts to those generated on the test quality ballasts . The ballast factor for good quality fluorescent ballast is nominally is 0.95while electronic ballasts can have ballast factors ranging from 0.70 to 1.28 Module 5 ± Lighting Calculations Philippine Efficient Lighting Market Transformation Project (PELMATP) .

Ballast Lamp Photometer Factor Ballast Lamp Photometer Factor adjusts the lumen output when a different lamp ballast combination is used other than the manufacturer¶s set-up Temperature effects within the luminaire may cause the lamp to operate at less than the rated output and should be considered in the determination of the luminaire¶s coefficient of utilization Module 5 ± Lighting Calculations Philippine Efficient Lighting Market Transformation Project (PELMATP) .

Equipment Operating Factor Effects on the lumen output of lamps caused by the ballast. the lamp operating position and the effect of power reflected from the luminaire back onto the lamp are collectively incorporated into the equipment operating factor Module 5 ± Lighting Calculations Philippine Efficient Lighting Market Transformation Project (PELMATP) .

Lamp Position Factor Lumen output is sensitive to the lamp orientation especially for high intensity discharge (HID) lamps when they are tilted from their rated horizontal or vertical position Lamp position factor adjusts the lumen output and is defined as the ratio of luminous flux in the given operating position to that in the test position Module 5 ± Lighting Calculations Philippine Efficient Lighting Market Transformation Project (PELMATP) .

Luminaire Surface Depreciation Luminaire surface depreciation results from adverse changes in metal. paint and plastic components that result in permanently reduced light output Luminaire surface depreciation factor adjusts light output to original reflectance Module 5 ± Lighting Calculations Philippine Efficient Lighting Market Transformation Project (PELMATP) .

94 0.Loss Factor Determination Example 2. Recoverable Factors Lamp Lumen Depreciation (LDD) Lamp Burnout Factor (LBO) Luminaire Dirt Depreciation Factor (LDD) 0. LLF Determination Detailed description of the determination of the light loss factors can be found in the IESNA Lighting Handbook.90 1. The product of the recoverable factors and the non-recoverable factors will give us the total light loss factor.96 Room Surface Dirt Depreciation Factor (RSDD) Module 5 ± Lighting Calculations Philippine Efficient Lighting Market Transformation Project (PELMATP) .00 0.

96 x 0.93 1. room surfaces.00 x 0.00 LLFTOTAL = Recoverable Factors x Nonrecoverable Factors LLFTOTAL = 0.Loss Factor Determination Nonrecoverable Factors Ballast Factor Other Non Recoverable Factors 0.93 x 1. dirty luminaires. which means that 25% (100%75%) of the luminous flux that might otherwise reach the workplane is lost due to ballast factor. Module 5 ± Lighting Calculations Philippine Efficient Lighting Market Transformation Project (PELMATP) .00 LLFTOTAL = 0.94 x 0.75.75 Total Light Loss Factor (LLF) is 0. and aged lamps.90 x 1.

Calculated Illuminance At this point it is possible to calculate the illuminance on the workplane: Ewp (TOTAL) x CU x LLF Awp Ewp = average maintained illuminance on the work plane (TOTAL) = total system lamp lumen output CU = coefficient of utilization LLF = light loss factor Awp = area of the work plane Module 5 ± Lighting Calculations Philippine Efficient Lighting Market Transformation Project (PELMATP) .

50 x 0. EWP = 17. we have: EWP = 17.400 lm x 0.57m = 581 lm/m2 or 581 lux (Initial) Module 5 ± Lighting Calculations Philippine Efficient Lighting Market Transformation Project (PELMATP) .05m x 4.75 3.Calculated Illuminance Substituting all the computed values in Example 1and using the equation for average illuminance on the workplane.57m = 468 lm/m2 or 486 lux (Maintained) The average initial illuminance on the workplane can be determined by substituting only the non-recoverable light loss factors for the total light loss factor.05m x 4.50 x 0.400 lm x 0.0.93 3.

which is computed as 582 lumens per square meter (lux) Module 5 ± Lighting Calculations Philippine Efficient Lighting Market Transformation Project (PELMATP) . the average initial illuminance will be greater than the maintained value.Calculated Illuminance An average maintained illuminance of 468 lumens per square meter will strike the area covered by the workplane in a completely empty space Some points on the workplane will have an illuminance higher than 468 while others will have an illuminance lower than this value During first time that this system will be turned on. wherein the lamps are new and the surfaces are clean.

of = luminaires Module 5 ± Lighting Calculations Philippine Efficient Lighting Market Transformation Project (PELMATP) .Calculated Illuminance By rearranging the Lumen Method equation. it is possible to find the number of luminaires required to meet a specific average illuminance level: (lumens/lamp) x (lamps/luminaire) x (no. of luminaires) x CU x LLFTOTAL AWP AWP x EWP (lumens/lamp) x (lamps/luminaires) x CU x LLFTOTAL EWP = No.

5m Target Illuminance: 300 lux average maintained Working Plane Height: 0.30 0. Find the number of luminaires needed in a room given the following: Room dimensions: 9.70 Walls Floor Cavity Assume LLFTOTAL = 0.15m by 3.76m Luminaire: Recessed round Lamp: 70 watt metal halide.20 . 5600 lumen initial output Reflectances (V): Ceiling cavity 0.15m by 9.Calculated Illuminance Example 2.75 Module 5 ± Lighting Calculations Philippine Efficient Lighting Market Transformation Project (PELMATP) 0.

Obtain Coefficient of Utilization (CU) from Manufacturer¶s Data The CU based on calculated value of RCR and the given reflectances. Determine Cavity ratios for ceiling and floor Step 3. Module 5 ± Lighting Calculations Philippine Efficient Lighting Market Transformation Project (PELMATP) . Step 2.55 as the answer. we get 3 as the answer. we get 0. Obtain Effective Ceiling Cavity Reflectance (VCC) using Tables in CU determination for metal halide lamps Step 4. Obtain Effective Floor Cavity Reflectance (VFC) using Tables in CU determination for metal halide lamps Step 5.Calculated Illuminance Step 1. Calculate RCR Using the equation for RCR.

75 Number of luminaires = 10.Calculated Illuminance Using the equation below.9 fixtures.15m by 3. 12 fixtures can be spaced uniformly in a 3 by 4 pattern.9 In this example. and substituting all the known values: Number of luminaires = AWP x EWP lumens/lamp x lamps/luminaires x CU x LLFTOTAL Number of luminaires = 9.5m x 300 lux 5600 lumen x 1 x 0.15m by 9. Although 12 is more than the calculated value of 10.55 x 0. results within a 10% margin is generally acceptable for meeting this target criterion Module 5 ± Lighting Calculations Philippine Efficient Lighting Market Transformation Project (PELMATP) .

usually between 0.5 to 1. when multiplied with the mounting height. This number.Spacing Criteria Spacing Criteria is the maximum ratio of spacing to mounting height of the luminaire above the workplane that provides reasonable uniformity of illumination within the space Spacing ratios for specific luminaires are given in the data sheets published by each manufacturer.5. gives the maximum distance that the luminaires maybe separated and provide uniform illuminance on the workplane Module 5 ± Lighting Calculations Philippine Efficient Lighting Market Transformation Project (PELMATP) .

Spacing Criteria
For luminaires using essentially point sources of light, such as incandescent or HID lamps, the number of luminaires per row should be in proportion to the width-to-length ratio of the room

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For fluorescent luminaires, it is necessary to first establish the maximum number that can be installed in one row. the maximum number is calculated by subtracting at least 0.3 meter from the room length and then dividing by the length of the luminaire.

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The exact spacing between rows is calculated by dividing the room width by the number of rows Spacing between luminaires in each row is calculated by dividing the room length by the number of luminaires per row. spacing between the outer luminaires and the adjacent wall is one-half of the luminaire spacing If desks or other work areas are to be located alongside the walls, then the wall-to-luminaires spacing should be reduced to one-third of the luminaire spacing

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Illuminance at a Point-Direct Component PointExamples: What is the illuminance on a wall display from a spotlight aimed at the display? How much light is striking a point on the façade of a building or in a parking lot from a floodlight? Factors to consider Luminous intensity Distance Orientation of the surface Module 5 ± Lighting Calculations Philippine Efficient Lighting Market Transformation Project (PELMATP) .

Luminous Intensity Luminous Flux in a certain direction. radiated per unit of solid angle Unit : Candela Symbol : I I w I = Luminous flux Solid Angle Module 5 ± Lighting Calculations = Jd w Philippine Efficient Lighting Market Transformation Project (PELMATP) .

Luminous Intensity Rotational symmetrical Light distribution same in all planes Usually Circular or µBowl shaped¶ luminaire Module 5 ± Lighting Calculations Philippine Efficient Lighting Market Transformation Project (PELMATP) .

Luminous Intensity Planar symmetrical Luminaire distribution is confined to two vertical planes separately Typical distribution for Fluorescent Lamp luminaires and Road Lighting Module 5 ± Lighting Calculations Philippine Efficient Lighting Market Transformation Project (PELMATP) .

Luminous Intensity Asymmetrical Asymmetry present in one of the Planes of measurement. Module 5 ± Lighting Calculations Philippine Efficient Lighting Market Transformation Project (PELMATP) .

Distance Distance between a surface and the source affects the illuminance (luminous flux per unit of area) striking that surface Surface of a given area that is closer to the source captures a larger portion of the flux in the cone than a surface of the same given area that is further away Considering the luminous intensity as the luminous flux (lumens) leaving a source in a cone traveling in a specific direction. the illuminance on this surface varies inversely with the square of the distance from the source Module 5 ± Lighting Calculations Philippine Efficient Lighting Market Transformation Project (PELMATP) . Therefore. as the area increases the iluminance decreases while the luminous flux remains the same Inverse Square Law states that the cross-sectional area of the cone increases with the square of the distance from the source.

Distance Light Source D i s t a n c e E = I/ d2 Solid Angle w I Plan e A P Philippine Efficient Lighting Market Transformation Project (PELMATP) d Module 5 ± Lighting Calculations .

Distance Inverse Square Law E = I/ d2 Where: E = Illuminance on the surface I = Luminous intensity of the source in the direction of the surface d = Distance from the source to the surface Module 5 ± Lighting Calculations Philippine Efficient Lighting Market Transformation Project (PELMATP) .

Orientation of the Surface Surface orientation is included in the Inverse Square Law by adding a cos U term: E = I/ d2 cos U U is the angle between the light ray coming from the source to the point. and a line that is perpendicular (normal) to the plane or surface on which the illuminance is being measured or calculated Module 5 ± Lighting Calculations Philippine Efficient Lighting Market Transformation Project (PELMATP) .

d E = I / d2 cos U I Plane P Philippine Efficient Lighting Market Transformation Project (PELMATP) Module 5 ± Lighting Calculations .Orientation of the Surface Light Source U Cosine Law Distance.

85 = 2200 candelas LLF I The luminous intensity (I) is determined using the photometric data for the specific luminaire used and the angular relationship between the luminaire aiming direction and the direction from the luminaire to the calculation point. This example will consider the illuminance at a single point on a horizontal surface from a single luminaire straight down. D U = 2.Illuminance at a Point-Direct Component PointExample 1.13 m = 15° = 0. An assumed LLF of 0. Module 5 ± Lighting Calculations Philippine Efficient Lighting Market Transformation Project (PELMATP) .85 will be used.

Module 5 ± Lighting Calculations Philippine Efficient Lighting Market Transformation Project (PELMATP) . E = I/ d2 x cos U x LLFTOTAL E = 2200 cd x cos 15° x 0.Illuminance at a Point-Direct Component PointUsing the equation.85 was included to account for the loss of light over time due to reduced lumen output of the lamp and dirt on the luminaire surfaces.13 m2 E = 398 lux (maintained) This tells us that 398 lux will strike the point in question directly from the luminaire and no reflected light is calculated. The answer is a maintained illuminance level since a light loss factor of 0.85 2.

An assumed LLF of 0.Illuminance at a Point-Direct Component PointExample 2. This example will consider the illuminance at a single point on a horizontal surface from two luminaires aimed straight down.13m = 2.29m = 15° = 25° U1 U2 = 15° = 25° = 2200 cd = 2000 cd I1 I2 E1 E2 = 398 lux (from previous calculation) = 291 lux (from calculations) ETOTAL = E1 + E2 = 689 lux Module 5 ± Lighting Calculations Philippine Efficient Lighting Market Transformation Project (PELMATP) . D1 D2 F1 F2 = 2.85 will be used and Luminaire #1 is the same in Example 1.

Illuminance is calculated using the same equation as the prior examples.85 will be used. Components of Example 3 Point 1 2 3 Distance. An assumed LLF of 0.74 1.85 0. Table 1. and F and U are no longer equal.Illuminance at a Point-Direct Component PointExample 3. Module 5 ± Lighting Calculations Philippine Efficient Lighting Market Transformation Project (PELMATP) .85 0.85 Emaintained 463 lux 893 lux 194 lux 45 27 56 0 18 11 The luminaire is now aimed at the vertical surface so F is no longer measured from straight down.37 2. m 1. This example will consider the illuminance at multiple points on a vertical surface from a luminaire aimed at the surface.29 UrC FrC I 2300 2225 2100 LLF 0.

despite the fact that the intensity in that direction is less. This is because the distance at point 2 is less than point 1 and the angle theta (U ) at point 2 is less than at point 1. Similar reasoning can be used with regard to point 3. Module 5 ± Lighting Calculations Philippine Efficient Lighting Market Transformation Project (PELMATP) .Illuminance at a Point-Direct Component In Table 1. These two factors cause the illuminance at point 2 to be greater than the illuminance at point 3. illuminance at point 2 is greater than at point 1 and illuminance at point 3 is the least.

Sample Calculations The calculations presented using various tables and figures are only meant to give the user of this module a general overview of the design of lighting system. showing individual steps from the selection of the recommended luminance level. Module 5 ± Lighting Calculations Philippine Efficient Lighting Market Transformation Project (PELMATP) . to the design of lighting layout.

2.91 m ceiling Height of work plane : 0.0 by 13.Sample Calculations Sample Calculation 1: The room to be lighted is as follows: Type of building : Commercial Area/activity : Drafting/tracing paper.25 meters. low contrast Average age of worker : 35 years Demand for speed and/or accuracy : Important Task background reflectance : 75% Size of room : 10.91 m Module 5 ± Lighting Calculations Philippine Efficient Lighting Market Transformation Project (PELMATP) .

and floor 30% Luminaire type : Type 2. 40 W. IES Lighting Handbook Table .Sample Calculations Reflectance factors : Ceiling 80%. walls 50%. warm white. rapid start tubular fluorescent lamps Atmosphere : Clean Interval between cleaning : 12 months Module 5 ± Lighting Calculations Philippine Efficient Lighting Market Transformation Project (PELMATP) . 1200 mm. 300 mm wide with two lamps Lamps : 430 mA.

Sample Calculations Solution: Step 1: Determine the recommended illuminance level: From Illuminance Table (IES Lighting Handbook) . the illuminance category is F. the recommended level is 1000 lux Module 5 ± Lighting Calculations Philippine Efficient Lighting Market Transformation Project (PELMATP) . From the IES Lighting Handbook Table.

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Note there is no ceiling cavity. Module 5 ± Lighting Calculations Philippine Efficient Lighting Market Transformation Project (PELMATP) .Sample Calculations Step 2: Draw a cross section of the room and determine cavity heights.

Module 5 ± Lighting Calculations Philippine Efficient Lighting Market Transformation Project (PELMATP) .Sample Calculations Step 3: Calculate the cavity ratios using Equations and indicate dimensions.

Note that the effective ceiling cavity reflectance is the same as the actual ceiling reflectance. Module 5 ± Lighting Calculations Philippine Efficient Lighting Market Transformation Project (PELMATP) .Sample Calculations Step 4: Determine the effective floor cavity reflectance (pFC) from IES Lighting Handbook Table.

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Step 5: Determine the coefficient of utilization: It is necessary to interpolate for RCR = 1.75 For luminaire 2, ñCC= 80% and ñW = 50%

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30% 28% (interpolate) 20% 1.070 (from above) 1.056 1.00

- Multiply by factor 0.9 as per note on IES Lighting Handbook Table for luminaire 2, 300 mm wide using two lamps. Final Coefficient of Utilization (CU) = 0.61 x 1.056 x 0.9 = 0.58
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Step 6: Calculate the light loss factor (LLF): - Ballast factor = 0.95 - LLD from IES Lighting Handbook Table is 84% (use 0.84) - From IES Lighting Handbook Table, luminaire 2 is category V. - LDD is 0.88 - RSDD: the light output is all down (direct distribution) the luminaire is direct. From the graph in IES Lighting Handbook Table , for a clean atmosphere at 12 months, the percent expected dirt depreciation is 12%(use10%) and RSDD is 0.98. LLF = 0.95 x 0.84 x 0.88 x 0.98 = 0.69 (two figure accuracy is acceptable)

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Sample Calculations Step 7: Calculate the total initial lamp lumens (TILL) using the equation below: Module 5 ± Lighting Calculations Philippine Efficient Lighting Market Transformation Project (PELMATP) .

Module 5 ± Lighting Calculations Philippine Efficient Lighting Market Transformation Project (PELMATP) . From IES Lighting Handbook Table. the initial lumens are 3175 and there are two lamps per luminaire.Sample Calculations Step 8: Calculate the required number of luminaires using equation below.

Assume continuous rows are required .Calculate the maximum number per row lengthwise in the room as in figure below for 1200-mm long luminaires.Sample Calculations Step 9: Select a practical layout for the luminaire: . Module 5 ± Lighting Calculations Philippine Efficient Lighting Market Transformation Project (PELMATP) .

Sample Calculations .Number of rows required is 52/10 = 5 .Select 5 rows of 10 = 50 Module 5 ± Lighting Calculations Philippine Efficient Lighting Market Transformation Project (PELMATP) .

0 m Module 5 ± Lighting Calculations Philippine Efficient Lighting Market Transformation Project (PELMATP) .2 = 12.0 m Total length of each row = 10 x 1.Sample Calculations Step 10: Calculate the luminaire spacing using the figure below: Sw = 10/5 = 2.

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4 x hRC = 1.0 = 2. .0 m is within the limits Module 5 ± Lighting Calculations Philippine Efficient Lighting Market Transformation Project (PELMATP) .From the IES Lighting Handbook Table. for luminaire 2.4 for crosswise spacing.4 x 2. SC is 1.2.8 m .Sample Calculations Step 11: Check the maximum spacing allowed between rows: .Maximum spacing = 1.

Sample Calculations Step 12: Draw plan of the room and indicate the locations of luminaires Module 5 ± Lighting Calculations Philippine Efficient Lighting Market Transformation Project (PELMATP) .

Sample Calculations Step 13: Calculate the actual minimum maintained lighting level: (within 4% of target value) Module 5 ± Lighting Calculations Philippine Efficient Lighting Market Transformation Project (PELMATP) .

Module 5 ± Lighting Calculations Philippine Efficient Lighting Market Transformation Project (PELMATP) .Sample Calculations Step 14: Calculate the unit power density (UPD). the power input to the ballast for each luminaire (two 430 mA. 1200 mm lamps) is 95 watts. From the IES Lighting Handbook table.

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The unit power density (UPD) of 35.85 W/m2 (3.33 watts per square foot) is high. Before the advent of the energy shortage, this value was accepted as normal. Today¶s practices, however dictate that the lighting load be kept as low as possible by using energy-saving lamps and ballast.

In this example, the designer should start over with F32T8 or F36T8 lamps operated with electronic ballasts and go through the calculations again to reduce the UPD.

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Sample Calculation 2. Illustrations in calculating illumination levels

(Lux) on certain lighting layout configurations: Illumination of a conference room with OSRAM DULUX CARRÉ EL/D 2 x 24 W, with two DULUX L 24 W compact fluorescent lamps. Room dimensions: L = 15.00 m (length) W = 8.00 m (width) H = 3.40 m (ceiling-to-floor height) h = 2.55 m (luminaire-to-work plane height)
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Required quality of light:
Conference room: Light color ww or nw, Ra group 2A Illuminance E = 300 lux

Selected lamp:
2 DULUX L 24 W, Light color LUMILUX Warm (LF 31/830), Ra group 1B, Luminous flux per lamp n= 1800 lumen
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RELUX.Sample Calculations Lighting design data is available in EULUMDAT format for most OSRAM luminaires. SPECTRAL n LUMAGIC and RADEMACHER BELWIN.0 and higher). Module 5 ± Lighting Calculations Philippine Efficient Lighting Market Transformation Project (PELMATP) . The table below shows the room utilization factor for numerous combinations of room factors and reflectances (always assuming ideal dispersion). including DIALUX (Version 2. EULUMDAT data can be read by a wide range of programs for lighting design. The illuminance E required in a room of area L x W is achieved with n luminaires that have an efficiency çLB and with lamps with a luminous flux J.

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5 ñ Work surface = 0.Sample Calculations Luminaire efficiency and light distribution: OSRAM DULUX CARRÉ EL/D 2 X 24 W Light distribution A40.91 Module 5 ± Lighting Calculations Philippine Efficient Lighting Market Transformation Project (PELMATP) .8 ñ Wall = 0.2 hLB = 0.58 Reflectances: ñ Ceiling = 0.3 Room utilization factor: From the LiTG Table For A40.2 (Table 1) çR = 0.

Sample Calculations Calculation: Result: 24 luminaires (ç is rounded up) Recommended arrangement: 3 rows of 8 luminaries Module 5 ± Lighting Calculations Philippine Efficient Lighting Market Transformation Project (PELMATP) .

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Sample Calculations Sample Calculation 3.5 m Desired Illumination = 400 lux Type of Luminaire = 200mf Downlight w/ 26W TC-D Lamp Module 5 ± Lighting Calculations Philippine Efficient Lighting Market Transformation Project (PELMATP) . Given are the following : Width = 15 m Length = 100 m Ceiling height = 3.

Sample Calculations General Information: Project Identification: Shopping Mall Average maintained Illuminance: 400 lux or 400 lux /1lux x 10.76fc = 37.17 fc Lamp data: 26W TC-D (compact fluorescent lamp) Lamp flux: 1800 lumen (as per manufacturer¶s data) Luminaire data: Manufacturer: Zumtobel Staff (Fumaco) Model No: Panos HG 2/26W TC-D VVG 200 ñw = 50% Module 5 ± Lighting Calculations Philippine Efficient Lighting Market Transformation Project (PELMATP) .

5 m Module 5 ± Lighting Calculations Philippine Efficient Lighting Market Transformation Project (PELMATP) .Sample Calculations Selection of Coefficient of Utilization: Step 1: Fill in all information in sketch L (Length) = 100 m W (width) = 15 m h (height) = 3.

Sample Calculations Step 2: Determine Cavity Ratio If from manufacturer¶s data. CU table are given based on Room Cavity Ratio Module 5 ± Lighting Calculations Philippine Efficient Lighting Market Transformation Project (PELMATP) .

CU table are given based on Room Index where: Module 5 ± Lighting Calculations Philippine Efficient Lighting Market Transformation Project (PELMATP) .Sample Calculations If from manufacturer's data.

Sample Calculations Step 3: Obtain effective cavity reflectance: Ceiling : cc = 70% Wall : w = 50% Floor : fc = 20% Module 5 ± Lighting Calculations Philippine Efficient Lighting Market Transformation Project (PELMATP) .

34 @ 70/50/20 reflectance Module 5 ± Lighting Calculations Philippine Efficient Lighting Market Transformation Project (PELMATP) . 9-28 of IESNA Handbook @ RCR 1.Sample Calculations Step 4: Obtain Coefficient of Utilization from manufacturer's data: Based on Fig.

Sample Calculations by interpolation CU @ 1.64 Module 5 ± Lighting Calculations Philippine Efficient Lighting Market Transformation Project (PELMATP) .34: RCR = 0.

4 of ELI handbook) % Room Surface Dirt Depreciation (RSDDF) is = 12% Module 5 ± Lighting Calculations Philippine Efficient Lighting Market Transformation Project (PELMATP) .96 Since luminaire is Direct downlight (as per Figure 6.Sample Calculations Step 5: Compute for the Light Loss Factor (LLF) LLF = Ballast factor x LLD x LDD x RSDD Ballast Factor = 0.95 LLD (as per Figure 6.3 of IESNA Handbook) = Lumen maintenance (LLD) of compact fluorescent lamp double Biax (TC-D) is LLD = 85% LDD under luminaire maintenance category I @ very clean room using Table 6-2 where maintenance frequency is every 12 months LDD = 0.

976 (RSDD) LLF = 0.Sample Calculations by Interpolation.96 x 0.85 x 0.76 Module 5 ± Lighting Calculations Philippine Efficient Lighting Market Transformation Project (PELMATP) . x = 0.95 x 0.976 LLF = 0.

Sample Calculations Step 6: Compute for Initial Lamp Lumens (TILL) using equation below: Module 5 ± Lighting Calculations Philippine Efficient Lighting Market Transformation Project (PELMATP) .

Sample Calculations Step 7: Calculate the required no. the initial lamp lumens of 26W TC-D lamp = 1.800 lumens Module 5 ± Lighting Calculations Philippine Efficient Lighting Market Transformation Project (PELMATP) . of luminaries using equation below. From table lamp manufacturer¶s data.

Spacing Criterion.5 x 3.Sample Calculations Step 8: Select a practical lay out for the luminaire. for 8" open reflector using 2-26 CFL.5 Spacing distance = 1.25 m For this distance. SC = 1. SC = spacing distance/mounting height As per Figure 9-28 of IESNA Handbook.5 m = 5. 343 luminaires required to achieve 400 lux illumination cannot be placed for the given area. Module 5 ± Lighting Calculations Philippine Efficient Lighting Market Transformation Project (PELMATP) .

Sample Calculations Step 9: Calculate Luminaire Spacing Number of luminaires per row = (15m-5.25m)/5. Spacing criterion with this case is not applicable Assuming spacing at end rows = 1 m Number of luminaires/row = 15-2(1)/2 = 6.5 ~ 7 luminaires/row Transverse spacing = 15-2(l)/6= 2.17 m Module 5 ± Lighting Calculations Philippine Efficient Lighting Market Transformation Project (PELMATP) .25 = ~ 2 Number of luminaires per column = 343/2 = 172 luminaires x 5.25 m (spacing) = 903 m which exceeded 150 m.

Sample Calculations Total length at each row = 6 x 2.17 m = 13 m Space at end rows = 15-13/2 = 1 m Number of luminaires/column = 343/7 = 49 luminaires/column Longitudinal spacing = 100-2(1)/48 = 2.04 m Total length at each column = 48 x 2.04 m = 98 m Space at end rows = 100m-98m/2 = 1 m Total luminaires = 7 x 49 = 343 luminaires Module 5 ± Lighting Calculations Philippine Efficient Lighting Market Transformation Project (PELMATP) .

Sample Calculations Step 10: Draw plan of the room and indicate the locations of luminaries: Module 5 ± Lighting Calculations Philippine Efficient Lighting Market Transformation Project (PELMATP) .

Sample Calculations Step 11: Calculate the actual minimum maintained lighting level: E = 343/343 x 400 lux = 400 lux (within the target value) Module 5 ± Lighting Calculations Philippine Efficient Lighting Market Transformation Project (PELMATP) .

in using electronic ballast = 70 watts Module 5 ± Lighting Calculations Philippine Efficient Lighting Market Transformation Project (PELMATP) . From manufacturers data.Sample Calculations Step 12: Calculate the power density (UPD) or connected load. the power consumption of 2 x 26W TC-D lamp using conventional ballast = 90watts.

Sample Calculations Sample Calculation 4. Given the following data: Width = 15 m Length = 100 m Ceiling height = 3.34 Module 5 ± Lighting Calculations Philippine Efficient Lighting Market Transformation Project (PELMATP) .5 m Desired Illumination = 400 lux Type of Luminaire = 200mf Downlight w/ 26W TC-D Lamp Luminaire : 8" Downlight with 70W Metal Halide Lamp Lamp Flux : 6600 lumens (from manufacturer¶s data) from Table (Figure 9-28) of IESNA handbook CU of metal halide downlight #10 @ 70/50/20 reflectance & RCR of 1.

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976 LLF = 0.96 x 0.85 x 0.Sample Calculations Compute for the Light Loss Factor (LLF) LLF = Ballast factor x LLD x LDD x RSDD Ballast factor = 0.95 x 0.76 Module 5 ± Lighting Calculations Philippine Efficient Lighting Market Transformation Project (PELMATP) .976 LLF = 0.85 LDD = 0.95 LLD of metal halide lamp = 0.96 RSDDF = 0.

Sample Calculations Compute for the the total initial lamp lumens (TILL) Module 5 ± Lighting Calculations Philippine Efficient Lighting Market Transformation Project (PELMATP) .

Sample Calculations Compute for the number of luminaires Module 5 ± Lighting Calculations Philippine Efficient Lighting Market Transformation Project (PELMATP) .

15 = 31 luminaires Total length of column = 31 x 3.5 m x 0.175 m Total luminaires at each row = 179/31 = 5.Sample Calculations Compute for the number of luminaires/row Spacing Criterion = 1.7 ~ 6 luminaires Module 5 ± Lighting Calculations Philippine Efficient Lighting Market Transformation Project (PELMATP) .15 = 97.65)/2 = 1.15 Number of luminaires/column = 100/3. does not apply since total of 179 luminaires cannot be placed on the given area.65 m Space at end of column = (100-97.9 = 3.2. Assuming spacing criterion = 0.9 Spacing distance between luminaries = MH x SC Spacing (Longitudinal) = 3.

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Transverse spacing = 15m - 2(1.175m)/5 = 2.53 m Total length of each row = 5 x 2.53m = 12.65 m Space at ends of row = (15 - 12.65)/2 = 1.175m Total number of luminaries = 6 x 31 = 186 luminaires
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Draw plan of the room and indicate the locations of luminaries.

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Sample Calculations
Calculate the actual maintained lighting level.

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Sample Calculations Calculate the unit power density (connected load).5 Watts. from lamp manufacturer¶s data. Module 5 ± Lighting Calculations Philippine Efficient Lighting Market Transformation Project (PELMATP) . the power input of 70W metal halide lamp = 81.

Computer-Aided Lighting Calculations Module 5 ± Lighting Calculations Philippine Efficient Lighting Market Transformation Project (PELMATP) .

Computer-Aided Lighting Calculations A wide variety of computer programs are available from lighting manufacturers to perform interior and exterior lighting calculations Some programs are very simple. while others are complex and can even interface with computer-aided design Module 5 ± Lighting Calculations Philippine Efficient Lighting Market Transformation Project (PELMATP) .

4 and 3.0) DiaLux Module 5 ± Lighting Calculations Philippine Efficient Lighting Market Transformation Project (PELMATP) .Computer-Aided Lighting Calculations The following is a list of some of the software available but are not intended as a substitute for creating design but as an aid to the design process General Electric Philippines A GE Lighting Application Design and Analysis (ALADAN) EUROPIC OSRAM Philippines DiaLux Light@work Philips Lighting and Electronics CalcuLux FUMACO Incorporated RELUX 1 (Version 2.

Computer-Aided Lighting Calculations PHILIPS Calculux Program Indoor Area Road Module 5 ± Lighting Calculations Philippine Efficient Lighting Market Transformation Project (PELMATP) .

ease of use and versatility are features of the package from Philips Lighting. area and road applications Module 5 ± Lighting Calculations Philippine Efficient Lighting Market Transformation Project (PELMATP) . covering indoor. which runs under the Microsoft Windows operating system Calculux Indoor is part of the Philips Calculux line.Computer-Aided Lighting Calculations PHILIPS Calculux Program Indoor Calculux Indoor is a software tool which can help lighting designers select and evaluate lighting systems for office and industrial applications Speed.

logical dialogue boxes and a step by step approach help you to find the most efficient and costeffective solutions for your lighting applications Module 5 ± Lighting Calculations Philippine Efficient Lighting Market Transformation Project (PELMATP) .Computer-Aided Lighting Calculations PHILIPS Calculux Program What Calculux Indoor does Calculux is a very flexible system which offers lighting designers a wide range of options: You can use the package to simulate real lighting situations and analyse different lighting installations until you find the solutions which suits your technical as well as your financial and aesthetic requirements best Calculux not only uses luminaires from an extensive Philips database. but can also use photometric data which is stored in the Philips Phillum external format Simple menus.

Computer-Aided Lighting Calculations PHILIPS Calculux Program What you can do with Calculux Indoor Perform lighting calculations (including direct. luminaire types. maintenance factors. indirect. total and average illuminance) within orthogonal rooms Predict financial implications including energy. interreflection accuracy. investment. lamp and maintenance costs for different luminaire arrangements Select luminaires from an extensive Philips database or from specially formatted files for luminaires from other suppliers Specify room dimensions. calculation grids and calculation Module 5 ± Lighting Calculations Philippine Efficient Lighting Market Transformation Project (PELMATP) .

Computer-Aided Lighting Calculations PHILIPS Calculux Program What you can do with Calculux Indoor Compile reports displaying results in text and graphical formats Support Switching modes and Light regulation factors Support multiple languages Module 5 ± Lighting Calculations Philippine Efficient Lighting Market Transformation Project (PELMATP) .

6 ± Height 2.7 m Module 5 ± Lighting Calculations Philippine Efficient Lighting Market Transformation Project (PELMATP) .Computer-Aided Lighting Calculations PHILIPS Calculux Program Sample Indoor Project After installing the Calculux program in your PC. specify a room. perform a calculation and print a report Example: General lighting for an office given the following room dimensions: ± Width 3.5 m ± Length 5. create an indoor lighting project by entering general project data.

Computer-Aided Lighting Calculations PHILIPS Calculux Program Sample Indoor Project Select Project Luminaires from the Data menu Select Indoor Lighting Select the housing and light distributor of the luminaire ± Housing TBS 600/135 ± Light Distributor C7-60 Select Arranged Luminaires from the Data menu Click Add and select Room Block ± In the UF Method box you can see that 3.5 luminaires is sufficient for the requested illuminance level of 300 lux as general lighting Module 5 ± Lighting Calculations Philippine Efficient Lighting Market Transformation Project (PELMATP) .

enter: ± Name General Define a (calculation) grid ± Before a calculation can be performed a (calculation) grid has to be defined ± You can define your own grid. define a grid according to a rule or use a preset grid Module 5 ± Lighting Calculations Philippine Efficient Lighting Market Transformation Project (PELMATP) .Computer-Aided Lighting Calculations PHILIPS Calculux Program Sample Indoor Project Click Generate ± A Room Block arrangement of 4 luminaires will be generated In the Definition box enter the name of the arrangement.

Computer-Aided Lighting Calculations PHILIPS Calculux Program Sample Indoor Project Select Grids from the Data menu Perform a calculation ± Select Show Results from the Calculation menu ± The calculation will be performed Printing the report ± Select Print Report from the File menu Saving the project ± Select Save from the File menu ± Enter the file name ± Click OK to save the project Select Exit from the File menu to close the program Module 5 ± Lighting Calculations Philippine Efficient Lighting Market Transformation Project (PELMATP) .

Computer-Aided Lighting Calculations PHILIPS Calculux Program Sample Indoor Project Sample printouts of the program Module 5 ± Lighting Calculations Philippine Efficient Lighting Market Transformation Project (PELMATP) .

Computer-Aided Lighting Calculations PHILIPS Calculux Program Sample Indoor Project Sample printouts of the program Module 5 ± Lighting Calculations Philippine Efficient Lighting Market Transformation Project (PELMATP) .

Computer-Aided Lighting Calculations PHILIPS Calculux Program Sample Indoor Project Sample printouts of the program Module 5 ± Lighting Calculations Philippine Efficient Lighting Market Transformation Project (PELMATP) .

Computer-Aided Lighting Calculations PHILIPS Calculux Program Sample Indoor Project Sample printouts of the program Module 5 ± Lighting Calculations Philippine Efficient Lighting Market Transformation Project (PELMATP) .

Computer-Aided Lighting Calculations PHILIPS Calculux Program Sample Indoor Project Sample printouts of the program Module 5 ± Lighting Calculations Philippine Efficient Lighting Market Transformation Project (PELMATP) .

Computer-Aided Lighting Calculations PHILIPS Calculux Program Sample Indoor Project Sample printouts of the program Module 5 ± Lighting Calculations Philippine Efficient Lighting Market Transformation Project (PELMATP) .

Calculux Area is part of the Philips Calculux line. covering indoor. industrial applications and even road lighting calculations. area and road applications Same principles and procedures apply as when using Calculux Indoor Module 5 ± Lighting Calculations Philippine Efficient Lighting Market Transformation Project (PELMATP) . parking places.Computer-Aided Lighting Calculations PHILIPS Calculux Program Area Calculux Area is a software tool which can help lighting designers select and evaluate lighting systems for sports fields. areas for general use.

area and road applications Same principles and procedures apply as when using Calculux Indoor and Calculux Area Module 5 ± Lighting Calculations Philippine Efficient Lighting Market Transformation Project (PELMATP) .Computer-Aided Lighting Calculations PHILIPS Calculux Program Road Calculux Road is a software tool which can help lighting designers select and evaluate lighting systems for road lighting installations Calculux Road is part of the Philips Calculux line. covering indoor.

Computer-Aided Lighting Calculations OSRAM DiaLux Program Module 5 ± Lighting Calculations Philippine Efficient Lighting Market Transformation Project (PELMATP) .

Computer-Aided Lighting Calculations OSRAM DIALux Program Calculates the light exchange between luminaires and any other surfaces (direct lighting) and the light exchange between illuminated surfaces (indirect lighting) Lighting from the sky (daylight) or direct sunlight can also be calculated Calculation based on the radiosity method Module 5 ± Lighting Calculations Philippine Efficient Lighting Market Transformation Project (PELMATP) .

including daylight Radiosity Ray-tracing programs Some programs combine the computational speed of radiosity with the accuracy and realism of ray tracing Module 5 ± Lighting Calculations Philippine Efficient Lighting Market Transformation Project (PELMATP) .Computer-Aided Lighting Calculations Advanced Lighting Programs Capable of extreme accuracy in spaces of complex geometry Most generate high quality semi-photorealistic images depicting interior and exterior lighting.

Computer-Aided Lighting Calculations Advanced Lighting Programs Radiosity Advanced radiosity programs have greater capabilities than basic programs. including: ± Analysis of rooms of any shape ± Rooms can have sloping and complex ceilings ± Realistic objects in space ± Faster execution time ± Much more realistic renderings Module 5 ± Lighting Calculations Philippine Efficient Lighting Market Transformation Project (PELMATP) .

such as reflections in polished surfaces or glass Display lighted rooms in full color with accurate light patterns on room surfaces and partitions. data entry time and operator expertise Produce superior visual results making them worth the time and expense for critical lighting designs and evaluations Capable of demonstrating effects and issues caused by specular surfaces and are the only programs that render highlights. and realistic shadows from realistic furniture Module 5 ± Lighting Calculations Philippine Efficient Lighting Market Transformation Project (PELMATP) .Computer-Aided Lighting Calculations Advanced Lighting Programs Ray-tracing programs Much less common since it requires more computer time.

use radiosity for calculations then add a ray-tracing ³layer´ for realism of specular reflections and highlights Module 5 ± Lighting Calculations Philippine Efficient Lighting Market Transformation Project (PELMATP) . such as Lightscape.Computer-Aided Lighting Calculations Advanced Lighting Programs Some programs.

Computer-Aided Lighting Calculations Other Lighting Software Programs Module 5 ± Lighting Calculations Philippine Efficient Lighting Market Transformation Project (PELMATP) .