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week 8

In the workshop we calculated the number of luminaires needed in the space we designed using the formula, this gave me an understanding of the parameters of the luminaires and more importantly the luminous level of the luminaires that I need to consider for my next design to determine the number of luminaires.
If the space is to be used as a meeting room, then the LUX level should only be around 300. In a space of around 160m2, if the Luminious flux of a luminaire is 2400lm, then using the formula
Illuminance (E) = Lumens (Lamp) ➗ Area (floor area in ㎡)
We can work backwards to find that the total number of Lumens required is 300*160, which is the total amount of luminous flux required for the space, and then divide this by the 2400lm luminous flux of a single luminaire to find that a total of approximately 20 such luminaires are required to achieve the 300LUX level