IESNA’s RP-8 Roadway Lighting

I am pleased to inform you that IESNA have released their latest ANSI/IES RP-8-14 Roadway Lighting. I am listed as one of the Advisory Member where I was able to share lighting design techniques and some best practices that we do here in the region for Roadway Lighting application. We have been exchanging ideas on several points for over two years and casting votes regarding topics with disputes and this is now our fruit of labor.

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Mounting Heights and Bowl Diffusers affect the Maintenance Factor of Road Lighting Luminaires

Did you know that Mounting Heights and Bowl Diffusers affect the Maintenance Factor of Road Lighting Luminaires? In a December 2008 Report done by Mott MacDonald County Surveyors Society, they have found that road lighting fixtures with deep bowl covers accumulate more dirt than flat glass covered luminiares. Also they have found that luminiares lower than 6 meters gets more dirt accumulation than those mounted greater than 7 meters high.

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DIALux Basic User Training

Outdoor Lighting using DIALux

Contractor & Consultant listens intently to Engr. Michael

I recently conducted a two-day training with two companies in the middle of a job site. We did the training in one of the office bunkers for the project in North of Riyadh for a 300 Beds Hospital complex. I had the pleasure of being invited by Al-Jabreen Contracting Company and Otaishan Consulting Company to give them an overview of the Basics of Lighting and DIALux User Training.

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