WEBCAST: Understand the BUG rating and MLO and RP-8 ramifications in outdoor lighting
The Webcast will cover the BUG (backlight, uplight, and glare) rating system for outdoor lighting that is increasingly used to specify maximum backlight, uplight, and glare levels for applications ranging from lighting on private property to roadways.
Date: Tuesday, August 21, 2012
Time: 8:00 am PDT | 10:00 am CDT | 11:00 am EDT | 4:00 pm UK
Presenter: Nancy Clanton, President, Clanton & Associates
Overview: The Webcast will cover the backlight, uplight and glare (BUG) rating system for outdoor lighting that is increasingly used to specify maximum backlight, uplight, and glare levels for applications ranging from lighting on private property to roadways. Learn how LED luminaires can be designed and specified with compliant beam distributions. The presentation will cover the background and details of BUG ratings as well as how BUG ratings are applied in different application scenarios.
For outdoor area lighting on public and private property, the presentation will cover the BUG implementation specified in the Model Lighting Ordinance (MLO) that was published jointly by the Illuminating Engineering Society (IES) and the International Dark-sky Association (IDA). For street and roadway applications, the presentation will cover the implementation of BUG ratings in the IES RP-8 standard for roadway lighting.
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Nancy E. Clanton is founder and President of Clanton & Associates, a lighting design firm specializing in sustainable design. Her firm’s lighting design projects reflect her philosophy of sustainable design, and ten of their projects have been named to the AIA Committee on the Environment Earth Day Top Ten List. Many projects for which Clanton & Associates designed the lighting are LEED platinum rated. Nancy speaks throughout the nation on topics relating to sustainable design, energy efficiency, and light pollution.