Indoor Lighting Fixtures Classifications – Part Two

In the previous topic “Indoor Lighting Fixtures Classifications – Part One, I explain the Light fixtures Classification according to lamp type , according to installation method and according to the percentage of light output above and below the horizontal.

Today I will explain the last light fixtures classification according to the building type as follows.

You can review the following previous topics for more information and good following.

5- lighting fixture classification according to the Building/Space type 

Understanding the building type, its spaces, its visual task and its users will effect in the luminaires selection done by the lighting designer.

Different types of buildings and spaces have different lighting requirements depending on their premises and business activities.

The following Tables can be considered is a basic guide of luminaires selections for common buildings and Spaces.

the above tables include many types of lighting fixtures which categorized according to the type or use of Building/ Space, these light fixtures types are included in the following pictures as a guide for its shape and type.


in the next topic, I will explain the Outdoor lighting types and its lighting fixtures. so, please keep following.

note: these topics about lighting in this course EE-1: Beginner's electrical design course is an introduction only for beginners to know general basic information about electrical lighting loads. but in other levels of our electrical design courses, we will show and explain in detail the lighting design calculations with examples for different types of buildings.

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