Recommended Lux Ratings

For different applications, different amounts of light are needed. This chart below shows the average amount of lux needed in various situations from in office to outside applications.

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INTERNAL APPLICATIONSRECOMENDED LUX
ENTRY HALLS, LOBBIES, FOYERS160
OFFICE SPACE (GENERAL)350
OFFICE SPACE (READING, WRITING)400
OFFICE SPACE (FINE DETAIL, ENGINEERING, DRAWINGS)750
SEMINAR ROOMS300
SHOWROOMS, GROCERY , STUDY LIBRARY500-750
WAREHOUSE APPLICATIONSRECOMENDED LUX
WORK AREAS (PACKING, DISPATCH, WORKING)200
COUNTER AREAS400
SEARCH ONLY100
ROADWAY APPLICATIONSRECOMENDED LUX
CITY CENTER20
SUBURBAN10-15
SPORTING APPLICATIONSRECOMENDED LUX
FOOTBALL (NATIONAL/ INTERNATIONAL)500
FOOTBALL (LOCAL/TRAINING)75-150