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  • AS 2560.1-1982

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    Guide to sports lighting - General principles

    Available format(s):  Hardcopy, PDF 1 User, PDF 3 Users, PDF 5 Users, PDF 9 Users

    Superseded date:  31-05-2018

    Language(s):  English

    Published date:  01-01-1982

    Publisher:  Standards Australia

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    1 - AS 2560, PART 1-1982 GUIDE TO SPORTS LIGHTING - GENERAL PRINCIPLES
    4 - PREFACE
    5 - CONTENTS
    6 - SECTION 1. SCOPE AND GENERAL
    6 - 1.1 SCOPE.
    6 - 1.2 APPLICATION.
    6 - 1.3 REFERENCED DOCUMENTS.
    6 - 1.4 DEFINITIONS.
    6 - 1.4.1 Quantities and Units of Light.
    6 - 1.4.2 Luminaires and Lighting Systems.
    7 - 1.4.3 Light Sources.*
    8 - 1.4.4 Light Source Colour Characteristics.
    8 - 1.4.5 The Task and Its Surroundings.
    8 - 1.4.6 Optical Properties of Materials.
    8 - 1.4.7 Visual Effects.
    10 - SECTION 2. GENERAL RECOMMENDATIONS FOR SPORTS LIGHTING
    10 - 2.1 OBJECTIVES OF SPORTS LIGHTING.
    10 - 2.2 VISUAL REQUIREMENTS OF THE PLAYERS.
    10 - 2. 3 VISUAL REQUIREMENTS OF THE SPECTATORS.
    10 - 2.4 CONTRAST REQUIREMENTS.
    10 - 2.5 AMOUNT OF LIGHT (ILLUMINANCE).
    11 - 2.6 LIGHT DISTRIBUTION AND UNIFORMITY.
    11 - 2.7 GLARE CONTROL.
    11 - 2.8 OTHER CONSIDERATIONS.
    11 - 2.8.1 Ancillary Area Lighting.
    11 - 2.8.2 Emergency Lighting.
    12 - 2.8.3 Control of Stray Light.
    12 - 2.8.4 Aesthetic Considerations.
    12 - 2.8.5 Lighting in the Vicinity of Airports.
    13 - SECTION 3. LIGHTING EQUIPMENT
    13 - 3.1 LAMPS.
    13 - 3.1.1 Selection Criteria.
    13 - 3.1.2 Lamp Types.
    13 - 3.1.3 Luminous Efficacy, Wattage, Life and Cost.
    13 - 3.1.4 Colour Rendering.
    13 - 3.1.5 Stroboscopic Effects.
    13 - 3.1.6 Restarting After Interruption to Supply.
    13 - 3.2 LUMINAIRES.
    13 - 3.2.1 General.
    13 - 3.2.2 Floodlights.
    13 - 3.2.3 Floodlight Classification.
    13 - 3.2.4 Indoor Luminaires.
    14 - 3.2.5 Maintenance.
    14 - 3.3 COMPLIANCE WITH RELEVANT STANDARDS AND REGULATIONS.
    16 - SECTION 4. ASSESSMENT AND MEASUREMENT OF SPORTS LIGHTING INSTALLATIONS
    16 - 4.1 GENERAL.
    16 - 4.2 ASSESSMENT OF INSTALLATIONS.
    17 - APPENDIX A - CLASSIFICATION OF FLOODLIGHTS
    17 - A1 SCOPE.
    17 - A2 CLASSIFICATION ACCORDING TO BEAM SHAPE.
    17 - A3 CLASSIFICATION ACCORDING TO BEAM DIVERGENCE.
    20 - APPENDIX B - MAINTENANCE OF OUTDOOR LIGHTING EQUIPMENT
    20 - B1 SCOPE.
    20 - B2 NEED FOR GOOD MAINTENANCE.
    20 - B3 CAUSES OF LIGHT LOSS.
    20 - B4 CONSTRUCTION OF EQUIPMENT.
    20 - B5 SERVICING EQUIPMENT.
    21 - B6 MAINTENANCE FACTORS.
    22 - APPENDIX C - RECOMMENDED METHOD OF MEASURING AVERAGE ILLUMINANCE AND UNIFORMITY FOR INDOOR AND OUTDOOR INSTALLATIONS
    22 - C1 SCOPE.
    22 - C2 INDOOR AREAS.
    22 - C3 OUTDOOR AREAS.
    24 - APPENDIX D - ESTIMATION OF THE RELATIVE COSTS OF SPORTS LIGHTING INSTALLATIONS
    24 - D1 FACTORS TO BE CONSIDERED.
    24 - D2 ANNUAL COST OF OWNING INSTALLATION (AC).
    24 - D3 ANNUAL DEPRECIATION (AD).
    24 - D4 ENERGY COSTS PER ANNUM (AE).
    24 - D5 ANNUAL MAINTENANCE COST (AM).
    24 - D5.1 General.
    24 - D5.2 Lamp Replacement Costs
    24 - D5.3 Ancillary Component Replacement Costs (CC).
    24 - D5.4 Cleaning Costs.
    24 - D5.5 Wiring and Switchgear Service Costs (AW).

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    Sets out general principles and recommendations for lighting, both indoors and outdoors, where sport is played. Takes account of the visual requirements of both players (including officials and/or umpires) and spectators, but does not cover requirements for television broadcasting. Sections deal with definitions; general recommendations; lighting equipment; and assessment and measurement of sports lighting installations. Appendices cover classification of floodlights; maintenance of outdoor lighting equipment; recommended method of measuring average illuminance and uniformity; and estimation of the relative costs of installations.

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    This standard sets out recommendations for the lighting of places, both indoors and outdoors, where sport is played. It includes general principles and recommendations for sports lighting, descriptions of suitable types of lighting equipment, and methods for the assessment of measurement of sports lighting installations.This standard and AS 2560, Part 2 together cater for the requirements of different levels of play as appropriate for each sport, i.e. for recreational, training, club, national and international play. The recommendations provide for the visual requirements of both players and spectators, but specific recommendations for television coverage of sporting events are not included.NOTE: AS 2560, Part 2 comprises a collection of separate Sections which provide specific recommendations for the lighting of individual sports or sporting venues. Each Section of AS 2560, Part 2 is intended to be read in conjunction with the general recommendations of this standard.

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    Committee LG-009
    Document Type Standard
    Publisher Standards Australia
    Status Superseded
    Superseded By
    Supersedes

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    Under Revision see DR 00196 CP

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    AS 2560.2.7-1994 Guide to sports lighting Specific recommendations - Outdoor hockey (Reconfirmed 2017)
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    AS 4282(INT)-1995 Control of the obtrusive effects of outdoor lighting
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