Indirect lighting


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indirect lighting

[‚in·də′rekt ′līd·iŋ]
(engineering)
A system of lighting in which more than 90% of the light from luminaires is distributed upward toward the ceiling, from which it is diffusely reflected.

Indirect lighting

The lighting reflected from the ceiling or other surface, not received directly from a luminaire.

indirect lighting

Lighting from luminaires which distribute 90% to 100% of the emitted light upward so that illumination is provided primarily by reflected light rather than by direct light.
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The luminaires, mounted at 4m with a 150 Watt indirect lighting source, provide intimate human-scale lighting.
Indirect lighting systems distribute light towards the ceiling and create ambient illumination from the reflected ceiling light.
Indirect lighting uses luminaires that direct light upward; light from the ceiling is then reflected into the room.
Consider indirect lighting from suspended fluorescent fixtures or from compact fluorescent torchieres to reduce shadows and enhance visual comfort.
Perhaps it refers to recent projects that exploit the possibilities of natural and indirect lighting, as is the case with both of Steven Holl's contributions, the Helsinki Museum of Contemporary Art and D.
the deck also has provision for nighttime safety Lights positioned under the stream-spanning sandstone slabs provide indirect lighting so the 6-inch-deep recesses are clearly revealed.
We are seeing real innovation in the marketplace with the technology, such as indirect lighting fixtures that are low glare and eliminate multi-source shadowing.
Flowering plants generally need a lot of sun, but peace lilies and African violets can grow well indoors, while orchids and bromeliads thrive in bright but indirect lighting so place them by the window.
As part of the supply of LED lighting fixtures interior luminaires to be supplied with power and luminous efficiency a) the power of 48W, luminous efficiency not less than 7 800 lmb) the power of 32W, luminous efficiency not less than 2 360 lmc) the power of framing not less than 250 W, luminous efficiency not less than 29 000 lm, diameter of 2 000 mm, mounted pendant realizing the function of direct and indirect lighting.
We have been able to achieve good results with the combination of indirect lighting (for the soft illumination of building surfaces) and compact direct lighting (for creating desired contrast and focus)," Kasai adds.
Kitchens at Mantena have European-brand stainless steel appliances, deluxe marble bathrooms, indirect lighting and exotic woods that highlight the chiaroscuro in the natural elements.
In the executive dining area, custom circular pendants with halogen lamps provide direct lighting on the dining tables, as well as indirect lighting.