AS1680.1 Interior and Workplace Lighting General Principles

Date December 10, 2018
Categories Standards

The AS/NZ 1680 Standard sets out general principles and recommendations for the lighting of interiors of buildings for performance and comfort. It applies primarily to interiors in which specific visual tasks are undertaken, and includes artificial lighting and daylight. The recommendations have the object of producing a visual environment in which essential task details are made easy to see and adverse factors which may cause visual discomfort are either excluded or controlled.

The objective of a lighting system in a given space is to contribute to the provision of the following in relation to the intended users of the space:
(a) Safety.
(b) Performance of physical tasks.
(c) An appropriate visual environment.

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