Fundamentals of Lighting, 2nd Edition, is written for college students who are studying lighting in their quests to become interior designers. Taking an integrative approach, the text not only includes lighting system basics, but also demonstrates how lighting relates to the design process, human factors, sustainability, global issues, regulations, business practices, and the LEED building certification program.
Susan M. Winchip is based at Illinois State University.
Part 1: Principles of Lighting 1. Introduction to Quality Lighting 2. Color and Directional Effects of Lighting 3. Natural and Artificial Light Sources 4. Energy, the Environment, and Sustainable Design 5. Illumination and Human Health and Behavior 6. Lighting Systems: Luminaires 7. Lighting Systems: Controls 8. Quantity of Light Part 2: Lighting Design Applications and the Design Process 9. Lighting Design Process: Project Planning through Design Development 10. Lighting Design Process: Contract Documents through Post-Occupancy Evaluation 11. Residential Applications 12. Commercial Applications Appendix A: Lighting Manufacturers, Distributors, and Suppliers Appendix B: Professional Organizations, Government Agencies, and Trade Associations Glossary Index