Recommended Lighting Levels

Date March 22, 2017
Categories Knowledge

Different Applications require different lux levels. This is a general guide for lighting levels, across common & industrial areas:

Outdoor General Storage - pedestrian access10 Lux
Outdoor Industrial loading and unloading - forklift40 Lux
Undercover Carpark70 Lux
Warehouse/ Bulk Stores100 Lux
Corridors/ Stair Wells
100 Lux
Mechanical Plant Rooms 150 Lux
Toilets150 Lux
Restaurants200 Lux
Entrance Halls/ Lobbies200 Lux
Filing Rooms300 Lux
Computer Work Stations 400 Lux
Library400 Lux
Open Plan Office400 Lux
Trade Counter500 Lux
Drawing Office 500 Lux
Showroom500 Lux
Commercial Kitchen500 Lux
Cabinet Making; Glass Cutting600 Lux
Supermarket750 Lux
Laboratory750 Lux
Printing Room800 Lux
Sewing; Upholstery800 Lux
Extra-fine work: tool and die-making1200 Lux
Precision Jewellery work1600 Lux

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