Office Occupants? Evaluations of an Individually-Controllable Lighting System

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DOIResolve DOI: http://doi.org/10.4224/20374060
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TypeTechnical Report
Series titleResearch Report, NRC Institute for Research in Construction; Volume 299
Physical description81 p.
SubjectLighting
AbstractWe conducted a field study in a deep-plan office building with cubicle accommodation and large windows. Workstation-specific suspended direct-indirect (WSDI-C) luminaires with occupancy sensors, daylight-linked dimming, and individual controls were located centrally in each workstation provided lighting over most of the floor area. Part of one floor featured a conventional ceiling-recessed parabolic-louvered lighting system with zonal on-off switching. This report concerns the occupants? evaluations of the office lighting as reported in three questionnaire waves. Results showed that WSDI-C system was associated with a superior indoor environment in comparison to the conventional system.
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PublisherNational Research Council Canada
LanguageEnglish
AffiliationNRC Institute for Research in Construction; National Research Council Canada
Peer reviewedNo
IdentifierIRC-RR-299
NRC number20829
NPARC number20374060
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Record created2012-07-23
Record modified2017-05-23
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