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AS 2560.2.3-2007

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Sports lighting, Part 2.3: Specific applications — Lighting for football (all codes)

Specifies requirements particular to lighting grounds for playing Australian Rules, Rugby League, Rugby Union and Soccer and examines the particular visual tasks associated with this sport. Lighting levels are specified for recreational, training, amateur and professional levels of play but lighting for television broadcasting is not included. To be read in conjunction with AS 2560.1.
Published: 07/12/2007
Pages: 20
Table of contents
Cited references
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Table of contents
About this publication
1 Scope
2 Referenced documents
3 Definitions
4 Characteristics of sport and implications for lighting
4.1 Rugby
4.2 Australian Rules
4.3 Soccer
5 General design objectives
6 Illuminance levels
6.1 General
6.2 Allowance for depreciation
6.3 Measurement and calculation details
6.3.1 Height above PPA
6.3.2 Calculation points
6.3.3 Measurement points
6.3.4 Location of calculation and measurement grids Soccer and Rugby AFL
6.3.5 Measurement requirements
6.4 Illuminance requirements
7 Uniformity of illuminance
7.1 General
7.2 Determination requirements
7.3 Horizontal illuminance uniformity requirements
7.4 Uniformity gradient
7.4.1 General
7.4.2 Uniformity gradient requirements
8 Control of glare
8.1 General
8.2 Control measures
8.3 Glare rating (GR) details
8.3.1 Playing surface reflectance
8.3.2 Calculation requirements
8.4 Glare rating (GR) requirements
9 Colour rendering requirements
10 Environmental considerations
10.1 Control of obtrusive light
10.2 Aesthetic considerations
11 Surround brightness
12 Verification of compliance
12.1 General
12.2 Verification by calculation
12.2.1 Compliance of the design
12.2.2 Ongoing compliance of the installation
12.3 Verification of compliance by measurement
12.3.1 At the time of construction
12.3.2 During the life of the installation
Appendix A
Cited references in this standard
CIE 112
Glare evaluation system for use within outdoor sports and area lighting
AS/NZS 3827 (all parts)
Lighting system performance—Accuracies and tolerances
[Available Superseded]
Control of the obtrusive effects of outdoor lighting
Sports lighting, Part 1: General principles
Content history
DR 07056
AS 2560.2.3-2007 REC:2017
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