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book. Table 13.1 is a summary of some of the IES recommendations.

It is important to remember that IES light levels correspond to particular visual tasks. In an office, there are many tasks: walking around the office, viewing computer screens, reading and writing on paper. Each task requires a different light level. In the past, lighting designers would identify the task that required the most light and design the lighting system to provide that level of illumination for the entire space. However, as previously stated, these design methods often lead to environments

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