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34 Pa. Code § 27.15. Intensity of illumination.

§ 27.15. Intensity of illumination.

 The following table shall be used in determining the illumination levels for various office tasks and locations, the column at right indicating acceptable range of footcandles required:

TABLE I


DescriptionAcceptable Range of
Footcandles on the
Task
1. General Offices
   General Office Work56-70
   Accounting, Bookkeeping120-150
   Drafting & Designing120-150
   Private Offices56-70
2. Conference Rooms1/2-70*
3. Corridors, Elevators, Escalators, Stairways16-20
4. Lobbies, Reception Areas10-30
5. Washrooms24-30



 

 *More than one lighting system and/or dimming area desirable

 Not less than 1/5 the level of nearby offices

 May be more when planned for transition with daylight or other areas

Source

   The provisions of this §  27.15 amended January 27, 1978, 8 Pa.B. 252. Immediately preceding text appears at serial pages (8448) to (8458).



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