20 March, 2020

Optimal Lux levels

Did you know that a higher intensity of illumination provides better vision and lets you see smaller contrasts better?

How many Lux do you have at your workplace?

Did you know that a higher intensity of illumination provides better vision and lets you see smaller contrasts better?

A typical office space normaly offers around 1000 Lux, where 3000 – 5000 Lux is recommended for demanding workplaces. 

ZONE 1
Operational lighting
Measure 70 cm from the light source.
Recommended level: 20 000 – 45 000 Lux.

ZONE 2
Surrounding lighting
Measure 120 cm from the light source.
Recommended level: 3000 – 5000 Lux.

ZONE 3
General lighting
Recommended level: 500 – 1000 Lux.

COMMON LUX LEVELS

• Direct sunlight: 100 000 Lux
• Sitting in the shade: 10 000 Lux
• A demanding workplace: 3000 – 9500 Lux
• A typical office space: 1000 Lux
• Moonlight: less than 1 Lux

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