Lighting Office Design Electric Lighting Zones:
Entry: Category B: Simple orientation: 5 FC; Re-
cessed can lighting in ceiling. Wall mounted sconce for accent lighting in sitting area. Single light switch for each.
Conference Room: Category C: Simple visual
tasks; 10FC, light that can be changed easily. Ceiling mounted fluorescents. Dimming control, step switch control.
Workroom: Category D/E: Tasks of high contrast:
30- 50 FC. Soft light, relying on natural light to save energy. Ceiling mounted fluorescents. Step switch. Employees will have individual desk lamps.
Kitchen: Category D: Tasks of high contrast and large size; 30 FC. Recessed cans mounted in ceiling and under cabinet task lighting for kitchen activities. Single witch for ceiling lights, single switch for under cabinet lighting. Restrooms: Category E: Tasks of high
contrast and small size: 50 FC. Light needs to be bright to make up for no natural light. Recessed can lighting and wall mounted sconce. Single switch.
Utility: Category E: Tasks of high contrast and small size: 50 FC. Light needs to be bright to make up for no natural light. Recessed can lighting with a single switch.