KMB Maintenance Uses These Standards For

Lighting Power Densities Using the Space-by-Space Method

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Building Type

LPD

(W/ft2)

 

Area/Space Type

 

Common Space Types

 

Active Storage

1.1

 

Atrium - First Three Floors

1.3

 

Atrium - Each Additional Floor

0.2

 

Classroom/Lecture/Training

1.6

 

Conference/Meeting/Multipurpose

1.5

 

Corridor/Transition

0.7

 

Dining Area

1.4

 

Electrical/Mechanical

1.3

 

Food Preparation

2.2

 

Inactive Storage

0.3

 

Lobby

1.8

 

Lounge/Recreation

1.4

 

Office - Enclosed

1.5

 

Office - Open Plan

1.3

 

Restroom

1.0

 

Stairway

0.9

 

Laboratory

1.8

Athletics

 

Audience/Seating Area

0.5

 

Court Sports Area

4.3

 

Dressing/Locker/Fitting Room

0.8

 

Exercise Area

1.1

 

Indoor Playing Field

1.9

 

Playing Area

1.9

 

Ring Sports Area

3.8

Transportation

 

Baggage Area

1.3

 

Terminal Concourse

0.7

 

Ticket Counter

1.8

 

Transportation Seating Area

1.0

Hospitality & Food Service

 

Bar Lounge/Leisure Dining Area

1.2

 

Cafeteria/Fast Food Dining Area

1.4

 

Family Restaurant Dining Area

2.2

 

Hotel Lobby

1.7

Government & Public Safety

 

Confinement Cell

1.1

 

Court House/Police Station

Audience/Seating Area

 

1.6

 

Courtroom

2.1

 

Fire Station Engine Room

0.9

 

Fire Station Sleeping Quarters

1.1

 

Judges Chamber

1.1

 

Penitentiary Audience/Seating Area

1.9

 

Penitentiary Classroom/Lecture/Training

1.4

Post Office Sorting Area

1.7

Hospital & Healthcare

 

Active Storage Hospital

2.9

 

Corridors w/ Patient Waiting, Exam

1.6

 

Emergency

3.2

 

Exam/Treatment

1.6

 

Laundry/Washing

0.7

 

Medical Supplies

3.0

 

Nurse Station

1.8

 

Nursery

1.0

 

Operating Room

7.6

 

Patient Room

1.2

 

Pharmacy

2.3

 

Physical Therapy

1.9

 

Radiology

0.4

 

Recovery

2.6

Industrial & Auto Service

 

Automobile Garage Service/Repair

1.4

 

Detailed Manufacturing

6.2

 

Manufacturing Control Room

0.5

 

Manufacturing Corridor/Transition

0.5

 

Manufacturing Equipment Room

0.8

 

Manufacturing General - High Bay

3.0

 

Manufacturing General - Low Bay

2.1

 

Workshop

2.5

Library & Museum

 

Library Card File & Cataloguing

1.4

 

Library Reading Area

1.8

 

Library Stacks

1.9

 

Museum Active Storage

1.4

 

Museum General Exhibition

1.6

 

Museum Inactive Storage

1.4

 

Museum Restoration

2.5

Retail & Banking

 

Banking Activity Area

2.4

 

General Retail Sales Area

2.1

 

Mall Concourse

1.8

Public Assembly

 

Convention Center Audience/Seating Area

0.5

 

Convention Center Exhibit Space

3.3

 

Motion Picture Audience/Seating Area

1.3

 

Motion Picture Theatre Lobby

0.8

 

Performing Arts Audience/Seating Area

1.8

 

Performing Arts Theatre Lobby

1.2

Religious

 

Religious Audience/Seating Area

3.2

 

Fellowship Hall

2.3

 

Worship - Pulpit, Choir

5.2

Warehouse & Parking

 

Fine Material Storage

1.6

 

Garage Parking Area Attendant Only

0.1

 

Garage Parking Area Pedestrian

0.2

 

Medium/Bulky Material Storage

1.1