AS 2560.2.8-2007


Sports lighting, Part 2.8: Specific applications — Outdoor bowling greens

Sets out recommendations for the lighting of bowling greens. Recommendations given apply to recreational and competition levels of play, and take into account visual requirements of participants and spectators. It is intended to be read in conjunction with the general recommendations of AS 2560.1.
Published: 07/12/2007
Pages: 13
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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 play and implications for lighting
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
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
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 Verification of compliance
11.1 General
11.2 Verification by calculation
11.2.1 Compliance of the design
11.2.2 Ongoing compliance of the installation
11.3 Verification of compliance by measurement
11.3.1 At the time of construction
11.3.2 During the life of the installation
Appendix A
Amendment control sheet
Cited references in this standard
CIE 112
Glare evaluation system for use within outdoor sports and area lighting
AS/NZS 3827
Lighting system performance—Accuracies and tolerances
[Available Superseded]
Control of the obtrusive effects of outdoor lighting
Guide to sports lighting, Part 2.2: Lighting of multipurpose indoor sports centres
Sports lighting, Part 1: General principles
Content history
DR 07058
AS 2560.2.8-2007 REC:2017