Lamps & Luminaires
To realise the benefits available from the latest road lighting developments, a clear understanding of the characteristics and suitability of lamps and luminaires for different applications is required.
This section outlines the key lamp and luminaire technologies available. It explains the differences between the various options to help make the best selections to meet long-term needs – with a particular focus on electricity efficiency and cost savings. Information on maintenance equipment requirements is also contained in this section.
The Road Lighting Lamp Characteristic Table provides information on the available lamp types including typical values for lamp efficacy, lumen output, colour appearance, colour rendition, and lamp life for each lamp type. Note that this table does not include system wattage as this is dependent on the type of control gear used.
The Road Lighting Luminaire Characteristic Table outlines the available technology along with descriptions and illustrations of the different luminaire styles. It also includes information on the various characteristics of each style for performance, application (road Category), glare control and spill light.
The Road Lighting Maintenance Equipment Table helps identify the equipment required for maintaining road lighting. It is arranged by lighting Category for easy reference.