[Rack] Lighting layout

Ben Kochie ben at nerp.net
Sat Nov 19 18:15:13 PST 2011


Yea. I want to put in a bank of networked relays/dimmers on the wall there. Or where the non-functional alarm panel is.

The tube light plan is for indirect fill light. I might reduce the zone count from the plan I postes. The light level from tube light will be much lower than it is now. 

For things like sewing area I want to do LED spots using the tracks we got. Have 35 par38 fixtures. 
-ben

jim <jim at well.com> wrote:


i think a separate lighting zone for the sewing 
area would be useful. maybe also for the northwest 
area too. 
note the light switches very near the elevator 
entrance and the main stair entrance both control 
a single light above the elevator entrance--the idea 
is to extend the circuit so the switches also control 
a light above the main stair entrance and at least 
one light above where the desk sits, possibly an 
additional light toward the cooking area and another 
toward the western main area. 
the purpose is mainly safety--a way to turn on 
sufficient light to find other light switches. 





On Sat, 2011-11-19 at 14:03 -0800, Ben Kochie wrote:
> Here's a proposed layout for retrofit tube fixtures. This will allow us 
> to retrofit the least number of fixtures and keep an even background level 
> of lighting.
> 
> http://ben.nerp.net/nb/2169_Mission-lighting_layout.png
> 
> As for zones, I'm thinking
> 
> - one for each of the classrooms/shop
> - one for the south wall/hack shelves
> - one or two for the main area
> - one for the mid area/lounge
> - one for the kitchen area
> 
> I'm still working on trying to convince the city people that simple 
> network controlled dimmers/relays are up to spec for rebates. If not 
> they're cheap enough that we might just want to budget for them without 
> rebates.
> 
> -ben
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