chapter  9
12 Pages

Light

WithJoe Lynes

INTRODUCTION Recent advances in software and computer graphics mean that electric lighting design is increasingly computer-based, and handled by specialist consultants. Architects should note fresh demands of Building Regulations in this field. They should be aware of continuous gains in lamp efficacy, especially in connection with LED lamps (light emitting diodes). They should also appreciate how the choice of luminaires can affect the character of a lit interior.