Lighting Direction

Directional design of lighting luminaire(s).

Data Type: 
Constrained List
Unit of Measure: 
Commercial, Residential, Multifamily
List Options Option Definition Unit of Measuresort descending
Floodlighting A system designed for lighting a scene or object to a luminance greater than its surroundings. It may be for utility, advertising or decorative purposes. None
Omnidirectional A system emits the majority of light produced in an even distribution. None
Other Other None
Unknown Unknown None
None None None
Not applicable Not applicable None
Direct Direct lighting, also known as down lighting, casts downwards from a luminaire to provide lighting with uniform levels of illumination. Open, louvered, and lensed luminaires can all be direct. None
Indirect Indirect lighting, also known as uplighting, casts upwards from a luminaire and bounces down to provide lighting with minimal glare and more uniform levels of illumination. None
Direct indirect Direct/Indirect (DID) lighting casts upwards and downwards from a luminaire to provide a combination of direct and indirect illumination. None
Spotlight A spotlight projects a narrow, intense beam of light directly onto a place or person, especially a performer on stage. None
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