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Section 130.2 Outdoor Lighting Controls and Equipment
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Nonresidential, high-rise residential and hotel/motel buildings shall comply with the applicable requirements of Sections 130.2(a) through 130.2(c).
- Where the existing luminaire does not meet the luminaire BUG requirements in Section 130.2(b); and
- Spacing between existing poles is greater than six times the mounting height of the existing luminaires; and
- Where no additional poles are being added to the site; and
- Where new wiring to the luminaires is not being installed; and
- Provided that the connected lighting power wattage is not increased.
- Automatic scheduling controls shall be capable of reducing the outdoor lighting power by at least 50 percent and no more than 90 percent, and separately capable of turning the lighting OFF, during scheduled unoccupied periods.
- Automatic scheduling controls shall allow scheduling of a minimum of two nighttime periods with independent lighting levels, and may include an override function that turns lighting ON during its scheduled dim or OFF state for no more than two hours when an override is initiated.
- Acceptance tests of outdoor lighting controls shall verify the scheduled occupied and unoccupied periods, as specified in Section 130.4(a)6.
- Automatic scheduling controls shall be installed for all outdoor lighting, and may be installed in combination with motion sensing controls or other outdoor lighting controls.
- Motion sensing controls shall be capable of reducing the outdoor lighting power of each controlled luminaire by at least 50 percent and no more than 90 percent, and separately capable of turning the luminaire OFF, during unoccupied periods.
- Motion sensing controls shall be capable of reducing the lighting to its dim or OFF state no longer than 15 minutes after the area has been vacated, and of returning the lighting to its ON state when the area becomes occupied.
- No more than 1,500 watts of lighting power shall be controlled by a single sensor.
- Outdoor luminaires other than building façade, ornamental hardscape, outdoor dining, or outdoor sales frontage lighting, where the bottom of luminaire is mounted 24 feet or less above grade; and,
- Outdoor wall mounted luminaires installed for building façade, ornamental hardscape or outdoor dining lighting that have a bilaterally symmetric distribution as described in the IES Handbook (typically referred to as "wall packs") mounted 24 feet above grade or lower.