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Flow chart for light planning
1. Analysis of the planning objective
Define the activities and different visual work that may be performed in the premises at different times of the day.
Define the lighting demands with regard to safety, visual needs and the visual experience.
Examine the need for emergency lighting. Define the aims for energy consumption, environment and maintenance of the lighting installation.
2. Analysis of planning conditions
Define applicable provisions, standards, recommendations as well as special demands from the client and users.
Define the conditions for lighting the room, the type of workplace and its working area, etc.
Investigate the conditions for the premises’ design, furnishings, type of monitors, flexibility, daylight and the character of the premises.
Establish the economic prerequisites for the installation and the maintenance conditions for the lighting installation.
3. Overall planning
Investigate the conditions for interaction between electric light and natural daylight. Check the possibility of daylight screening.
Investigate which light sources, luminaires and lighting systems best satisfy the demands aims and conditions.
Investigate the possibilities for lighting control to increase comfort and improve energy usage.
Investigate the overall co-ordination with other installations, colour setting and furnishings.
4. Detailed planning
Evaluate the different lighting systems; technically, visually and economically.
Establish the lighting system’s optimal maintenance factors taking the maintenance conditions into consideration.
Make a financial evaluation by calculating the life cycle costs based on the investment, operation and maintenance.
Compare the selected lighting systems with regard to other installations, colour setting, furnishings and the chosen equipment.
Should be prepared as shown to the right with supplements according to the client’s wishes.
Include Installation drawings, control and assembly instructions as well as associated lists of light sources and luminaires.
Lighting calculations and visualisations that verify under which conditions the system operates to the specified demands.
Present calculation prerequisites and the lighting system’s maintenance plan (see instructions in the Lighting template).