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General Guidelines to Lighting Levels

Industrial Applications

WORK AREAS WORK TYPE LUX
General EngineeringRough Work160 lux
General EngineeringMedium Work400 lux
General EngineeringFine Work800 lux
General EngineeringVery Fine Work1600 lux
Inspection AreasRough Work160 lux
Inspection AreasMedium Work320 lux
Inspection AreasSub Assemblies400 lux
Inspection AreasFine Work, electric & high precision mechanical800 lux
OfficesEntrance halls and receptions areas160 lux
OfficesComference facilities, general offices, typing and filing500 lux
OfficesComputer and business machine operation630 lux
OfficesDrawing Offices800 lux
Outdoor AreasMechanical loading10 lux
Outdoor AreasManual loading10 lux
Outdoor AreasService station forecourts160 lux
WarehousingInactive storage20 lux
WarehousingLoading bays and large materials storage100 lux
WarehousingSmall material storage, packing and dispatch200 lux

Roads - On all roads uniformity is critical

ROAD TYPE LUX
Freeway2.0 Candelas (20 lux)
Major Arterial Roads1.5 Candelas (10 lux)
Arterial Roads1.0 Candelas (10 lux)
Minor arterial roads5 lux
Minor subruban roads2 lux

Sports Facilities

TYPE OF SPORTS PRACTIVE LEVEL MINOR LEAGUE MAJOR LEAGUE PROV LEVEL
Bowls20 lux50 lux100 lux150 lux
Tennis50 lux100 lux150 lux250 lux
Football50 lux100 lux250 lux450 lux
Cricket Outfield50 lux100 lux250 lux450 lux
Cricket Pitch100 lux200 lux400 lux600 lux
Hockey50 lux100 lux250 lux350 lux
Swimming50 lux100 lux150 lux250 lux