Time-Saver Standards for Architectural Lighting / Edition 1by Gary Steffy Lighting Design Inc., Gary Steffy Lighting Design Inc, Gary Woodall
Pub. Date: 07/18/2000
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Companies, The
This significant new contribution to McGraw-Hill's Time-Saver Standards Series provides all the tools needed to make professional lighting choices. Creating the most comprehensive reference on lighting design in the world, internationally recognized authority Gary Steffy has brought together systematic tools for evaluating needs and making selections, the most… See more details below
This significant new contribution to McGraw-Hill's Time-Saver Standards Series provides all the tools needed to make professional lighting choices. Creating the most comprehensive reference on lighting design in the world, internationally recognized authority Gary Steffy has brought together systematic tools for evaluating needs and making selections, the most complete professional collection of lighting and lamp data ever assembled, and a vast resource of ideas and examples. ELEVEN SECTIONS provide everything needed to efficiently design and specify systems that yield attractive and functional lighting, meeting industry criteria including energy efficiency and sustainability. You'll find comparisons, overviews, and detailed data on most every type of useful modern lighting for every type of applicationresidential, hospitality, commercial, and industrial. Each section focuses on a specific type of lighting, providing preferred uses, technical details, specification data, relevant operational information, potential pitfalls and hazards, and design tipsall in a highly graphical format.
INFORMATIVE FEATURES throughout the book give you easy access to key facts. Sidebars and boxes highlight Design Tips, Uses, Energy Savers, Safety, and much more. Charts make it easy to compare advantages, disadvantages, performance details, costs, and manufacturers at a glance. Throughout, pointers, checklists, and callouts ensure that you don't miss important facts. You'll also find hundreds of useful illustrations, including thumbnail drawings that display lighting results with different lamps in many situations, including various ceiling heights and artwork sizes.
Time-Saver StandardsFor Architectural Lighting is a comprehensive, inexhaustible source of lighting data, tips, and details in a distinctive visual format, and a unique new resource for architects, designers, engineers, and students. Packed with independent evaluation of manufacturers' data and products' and performance comparisons, this new one-of-a-kind tool gives every design professional instant expertise for any lighting specification or selection task. The more you use this book, the more valuable it will become.
First published in 1946, McGraw-Hill's Time-Saver Standards is one of the world's most widely consulted and respected references on architectural design and building construction fundamentals and design data. The One Source for Lighting.
Table of ContentsIntroduction Lighting Needs. Halogen Lamps. Halogen Lamps. HIR Lamps. HIR Lamps. Metal Halide Lamps Fluorescent. Ambient. Ambient. Details Concepts and Effects. Index.
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