Church-business portal ARTOX
Subscribe to the newsletter and get the latest news and promotions in our store.
The lighting system of the temple the location and types of used lighting and low-voltage devices
The lighting system of the temple
Each part of the temple is illuminated differently than others. So the porch has traditionally been scant coverage through the small openings in the walls. The middle part of the Church opposite has ample window openings especially at the top. The main luminous flux emanates from the drum head. In the altar in the Eastern part is often three Windows.
In modern temples, artificial lighting is predominantly electric lamps replaced the live fire and the lamps and candles remained only figurative and symbolic significantly reduced the emotional impact on worshippers.
Fixtures can be of different types and depending on the number of candles have different name the purpose and appropriate interpretation. Lamp with two candles is called dikiri with three trikiri with seven menorah with twelve poliedro a lamp having more than twelve candle chandelier. About revered icons placed high candlesticks and swetty. Hung in front of icons and oil lamps.
The natural lighting of the temple
Natural lighting Central part of the Church is carried out mainly from the upper zone through Windows in the walls and light drums heads the size is determined by the architectural decision of facades. The size of the light openings should be within 10 % of the floor.
Allowed to design without natural light ground floor the temples of the room aisles of Kremlin corridors pantries engineering areas lecture halls iconic shops and others in addition to areas with permanent stay of people. Lighting only the second light can be provided in the premises which allowed to design without natural light.
Artificial lighting of the temple and the standards of illumination of the main parts of the temple
The power supply electrical equipment electrical lighting and outdoor lighting of buildings and areas should be provided in accordance with the requirements of SNiP SNiP 230595 3.05.0685 PUE and SP 31 10399.
The electrical load of the building belong to the II category of reliability of power supply to the emergency lighting and fire alarm.
The lighting system provides the working safety emergency and evacuation and repair lighting.
Standardized artificial lighting of the main parts of the temples should be taken according to the table given below.
Name of premises
Illumination levels Lux when the lamps