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Emergency and Security Lightning - Gerard Honey

Emergency and Security Lightning

Paperback Published: 16th October 2001
ISBN: 9780750650373
Number Of Pages: 224

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The comprehensive guide for identifying needs, specification and installation of emergency and security lighting systems.
Emergency and Security Lighting is a thoroughly practical guide for lighting installers and electricians, intruder alarm and fire alarm installers, and managers with security and health and safety responsibilities. Covering the latest workplace directives, building and fire regulations, it is essential reading. The text is concise and accessible and includes the latest technical developments such as low-energy systems for extended period lighting.
This book provides the underpinning knowledge necessary for the level 3 NVQs from SITO / City & Guilds. The concise, accessible text makes it an ideal coursebook. This accessibility also makes it ideal for hard-pressed practitioners.
Gerard Honey is a practising security installer working in the UK and Spain. He is author of a number of security books and a regular contributor to magazines including Security Installer and PSI.
A thoroughly practical guide to identifying needs, specifying and installationCovers requirements of latest workplace directives and Building RegulationsIncludes the latest technical developments such as low-energy systems for extended period lighting

Industry Reviews

'The book provides some essential tips on current thinking for installers who have long been involved in lighting systems as well as those considering a move into this sector as an added source of revenue... Busy installers will find it a highly practical guide.' Security Installer, January 2002

Prefacep. vii
Acknowledgementsp. viii
Emergency Lighting Systems
Introductionp. 3
System selectionp. 7
Self-contained systemsp. 8
Small central systemsp. 8
Large central battery systemsp. 9
Central inverter systemsp. 9
Design considerationsp. 11
Points of emphasisp. 12
Defined escape routes--level of illuminationp. 14
Essential areas--luminaire locationsp. 14
Photometric designp. 16
Anti-panic/open core areas--level of illuminationp. 16
High risk task area lightingp. 21
Exit signs--format and sizep. 21
Disability glarep. 23
Self-contained systemsp. 26
Wiring techniquesp. 28
Luminaires--range of variantsp. 31
Edge illuminated signsp. 35
Fault finding--commissioning and testingp. 36
Central battery systemsp. 40
Small central systemsp. 42
Large central battery systemsp. 44
Central inverter systemsp. 48
Wiring systemsp. 56
Protection against fire and mechanical damagep. 57
Batteries and datap. 73
Self-contained systemsp. 73
Central battery systemsp. 77
Maintenance--battery rooms and ventilationp. 80
Low mounted way guidance systems and ancillary applicationsp. 83
Low mounted way guidance systemsp. 83
Ancillary equipment and dutiesp. 86
Automatic intelligent testingp. 89
Reference informationp. 96
Definitions and terminologyp. 96
Certification and standardsp. 100
Lighting fundamentalsp. 104
Classification of luminairesp. 105
Battery datap. 106
Security Lighting Systems
Architecturep. 113
Demand lightingp. 114
Extended period lightingp. 116
Selection of lighting systemp. 119
Riskp. 120
Automatic or manual operationp. 124
Type of luminairep. 125
Wiring formsp. 127
Level of illuminancep. 128
Capacity of systemp. 130
Integrationp. 131
Budgetp. 132
Luminaires and light formsp. 134
Essential duty lampsp. 135
Discharge lampsp. 141
Detection techniquesp. 150
Automatic detectionp. 150
Dual technology verificationp. 160
Demand lightingp. 162
Extended period lightingp. 173
CCTV and observation lightingp. 182
Energy managementp. 190
Integrated systems and central station monitoringp. 196
Reference informationp. 201
Environmental protectionp. 201
Multiplication factorsp. 202
Common multiplesp. 202
Standards, regulations and codes of practicep. 202
Indexp. 205
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ISBN: 9780750650373
ISBN-10: 0750650370
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 224
Published: 16th October 2001
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 23.37 x 15.95  x 1.42
Weight (kg): 0.36

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