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LUX LEVEL BY AREA CHART

A measurement of 1 lux is equal to the illumination of a one metre square surface that is one metre away from a single candle.

- GloFix

 

What are Lux Levels? What are the Suggested Lux Levels? Read our article below to find out everything you NEED to know.


 

The following guidance tables provide suggested lux levels for specific working areas within commercial, industrial and public sector buildings. These figures are based on the recommended lux levels by CIBSE (Chartered Institute of Building Services Engineers) and the code for interior lighting. Tables are for guidance only.

  • DOMESTIC
  • OFFICES
  • CAR PARKS
  • PUBLIC HOUSES
  • HOSPITALS
  • NURSING HOMES
  • HOTELS & RESTAURANTS
  • RETAIL
  • EDUCATION

DOMESTIC AREA LIGHTING

SUGGESTED LUX LEVEL

KITCHEN

250

BEDROOMS

120

SEWING ROOM

500

BATHROOM

250

DINING ROOM

500

GENERAL LIGHTING

120

OFFICES LIGHTING

SUGGESTED LUX LEVEL

FILING, COPYING ETC...

300

WRITING, TYPING, READING, ETC...

500

TECHNICAL DRAWING

750

CAD WORKSHEETS

500

CONFERENCE & MEETING ROOMS

500

RECEPTION AREA

300

ARCHIVES

200

DESIGN OFFICE

1,000

TOILETS

250

GENERAL LIGHTING

120

PRECISION ASSEMBLY

1,500

CAR PARKS LIGHTING

SUGGESTED LUX LEVEL

PARKING BAYS

75

ACCESS LANES (M-S/UG)

75

RAMPS (M-S/UG)

150

CORNERS (M-S/UG)

150

INTERSECTIONS (M-S/UG)

150

MULTI STOREY ROOF LEVELS

30

ENTRANCE/EXIT ZONES (M-S-/UG) DAY TIME

300

ENTRANCE/EXIT ZONES (M-S-/UG) NIGHT TIME

75

PEDESTRIAN AREAS (M-S/UG)

100

STAIRS & LIFTS (M-S/UG)

100

PUBLIC HOUSING LIGHTING

SUGGESTED LUX LEVEL

CASHIER DESK, TILL

300

KITCHEN

500

GENERAL LIGHTING

250

HOSPITAL LIGHTING

SUGGESTED LUX LEVEL

WAITING ROOMS

200

CORRIDORS (DAY TIME)

200

CORRIDORS (NIGHT TIME)

50

DAY ROOMS

200

STAFF OFFICE

400

STAFF ROOMS

300

SIMPLE EXAMINATION ROOMS

300

OPERATING THEATRE

1,000

BATHROOM & TOILETS FOR OUTPATIENTS

200

NURSING HOMES LIGHTING

SUGGESTED LUX LEVEL

ENTRANCE LOBBIES

200

LOUNGE (COMMUNAL)

300

KITCHENS

300

BATHROOMS

150

TOILETS

100

CORRIDORS

100

STAIRCASES

100

QUIET/REST ROOMS

100

DINING ROOMS

200

STORES

100

HOTEL & RESTAURANT LIGHTING

SUGGESTED LUX LEVEL

RECEPTION & PORTERS DESK

300

KITCHEN

500

SELF-SERVICE RESTAURANT

300

BUFFET

300

CONFERENCE ROOMS

500

CORRIDORS

100

BATHROOM (HOTEL SUITE)

150

TOILETS (HOTEL SUITE)

100

FOYERS

200

DINING ROOMS

250

HALLS

120

BATHROOMS (GENERAL)

250

RETAIL LIGHTING

SUGGESTED LUX LEVEL

SALES AREA

300

TILL AREA

500

WRAPPER TABLE

500

DRESSING ROOMS

300

SHOP WINDOW (CROWDED STREET)

1,600

SHOP WINDOW (COMMERCIAL)

3,000

EDUCATION LIGHTING

SUGGESTED LUX LEVEL

CLASSROOM, TUTORIAL ROOMS

300

LECTURE HALLS

500

TECHNICAL DRAWING ROOMS

750

PRACTICAL ROOMS & LABORATORIES

500

COMPUTER PRACTICE ROOMS

300

ENTRANCE HALLS

200

CIRCULATION AREAS & CORRIDORS

100

STAIRS

150

SPORTS HALLS, GYMNASIUMS & POOLS

400

SCHOOL CANTEENS

300

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