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Light Level or Illuminance, is the amount of light measured in a plane. The work plane is where the most important tasks in the room or space are performed.
Measuring Units Light Level - Illuminance Common Light Levels Outdoor
Illumenance is measured in foot candles (FC) or LUX ). A foot candle is actually one lumen of light density per square foot, one lux is one lumen per square meter.
Condition Illumination
FC LUX
Sunlight 10,000 107,527
Full Daylight 1,000 10,752.7
Overcast Day 100 1,075.3
Very Dark Day 10 107.53
Twilight 1 10.75
Deep Twilight .1 1.08
Full Moon .01 .108
Quarter Moon .001 .0108
Starlight .0001 .0011
Overcast Night .00001 .0001
 
• LUX = FC (10.752)
 
• FC = LUX / 10.752
 

Common and Recommended Light Levels Indoor
The table below is a guidance for recommended light level in different work spaces. Remember that this is a Guideline. Personal Preference is always a consideration.
Activity Illumination
FC LUX
Warehouses, Homes, Theaters, Archives 13.95 150
Easy Office Work, Classes 23.25 250
Normal Office Work, PC Work, Study Library, Groceries, Show Rooms, Laboratories 46.50 500
Supermarkets, Mechanical Workshops, Office Landscapes 69.75 750
Normal Drawing Work, Detailed Mechanical Workshops, Operation Theatres 93.00 1,000
Detailed Drawing Work, Very Detailed Mechanical Works 139.50 - 186.00 1,500 - 2,000

Topics of Interest
• Energy Efficient Lighting 101 • Lighting Level Guidelines
• Bathroom Lighting • Ceiling Fans • Contemporary Lighting • Decorative Lighting
• Discount Lighting • Display Lighting • Exterior Lighting • Glass Sconces
• Home And Garden Lighting • Home Lighting • Indoor Lighting • Interior Lighting
• Kitchen Lighting • Landscape Lighting • Low Voltage Lighting • Mini Pendant Lighting
• Outdoor Lighting • Recessed Lighting • Track Lighting • Under Cabinet Lighting

 

 
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