Importance of Lighting:
Lighting can make or break the architectural and stylistic features of any space. Hence, the use of proper lighting is the main aspect of interior design. It can boost and lift every single corner of a room, from the furniture, flooring, fittings to the finishes and textures. Different types of lighting is available in the market but right usage of each type of light is a key to the asethetic and ambiance of any space. lux and foot candles are two different units measured in different regions. lets deep dive into details
What is Foot Candle?
“a foot candle is a measurement of light intensity “
A foot candle is a term which is used to measure the amount of light that falls on a surface which is 1 foot away from a singular candle.
Well rather than measuring the amount of light that leaves a light source (lumen output), foot-candle measurements focus on the amount of light that reaches a surface area.
What is the Purpose of a Foot-Candle?
Basically, the idea of using foot-candles is to ensure that areas that require certain light levels are actually receiving those light levels or not
It is very important in during lighting design of construction sites. It varies with different locations like homes, parking which needs slightly lower level. However, Offices, educational instituites, manufacturing facilities, restuarants and workrooms need significantly higher foot-candle measurements in order to make work easier and less stressful for your eyes.