Space Determine Type of Lighting Fixture
A place of residence is said to be perfect when it gives comfort to its inhabitants. One of the vital elements of the comfort giver is the layout and types of lightning fixture in the house. Natural lighting comes from the incoming sunlight through the openings. Covers, windows and skylights. Natural lighting is indispensable in the home. Especially to save energy and give a natural impression in the room. However, natural lighting also has flaws. During the day, sunlight breaks through the room with an increase in temperature. The room was too hot. To overcome this, the room was given a screen. The goal, sunlight does not go directly into the house. For example, giving asbestos or shading on doors and windows.
Types of lightning fixture that many people demand, among others, hanging lamps in the dining room, wall mounted fixture or standing lamp in the bedroom, and under cabinet fixture in the kitchen. This type of lamp is required to have a high level of light, but not glare. In addition, there is accent lighting or decorative lighting. Its function illuminates a certain area or object aesthetically. However, not to support an activity. The light can be adjusted from the top, bottom, and side of the object. Objects that are highlighted are generally paintings, sculptures, or other valuable objects. Accent lighting can also have a dramatic effect on walls and stairs. They are often found in public and semipublic zones. Includes, living room and family room. ‘Accent lighting is again the current trend of spot light and hidden light.
One house is divided into several rooms. Each room has different functions, activities, and usage times. The room is more often used when the afternoon, according to lecturer Interior-Architecture Ciputra University Surabaya, is placed in a zone that gets sunlight. It also saves energy. In terms of quantity, space with more intense eye activity requires types of lightning fixture with lux (lighting level) higher. For example, a child’s study or study space. In the room, normal lighting within 300-500 lux. For the corridor, foyer, and terrace, the lighting level is quite 100-200 lux.