7.8003.5 Remove Common Area Fixtures

Topic: 
Plug Load
Subtopic: 
Lighting
Desired Outcome: 
Electrical use and demand reduced
Note: 
The authority having jurisdiction may require that a licensed professional perform certain tasks outlined in this detail.
For supporting material, see Referenced Standards.
TitleSpecification(s)Objective(s)
7.8003.5a
Assessment

Delamping strategy will be provided by lighting professional in consultation with licensed electrician

Remaining fixtures will follow IESNA protocol for appropriate light levels for certain tasks

Determine relevant fixture removal

Determine appropriate strategy

7.8003.5b
Decommissioning

Fixtures will be removed or disconnected by a licensed electrician or qualified contractor based on the strategy provided by assessment

Removal or disconnection will be in accordance with ANSI ANSI American National Standards Institute, www.ansi.org / NFPA NFPA National Fire Protection Association, www.nfpa.org 70 and ANSI ANSI American National Standards Institute, www.ansi.org / NFPA NFPA National Fire Protection Association, www.nfpa.org 70E

Any penetrations caused by fixture removal will be patched, sealed, and painted with equivalent material ( ANSI ANSI American National Standards Institute, www.ansi.org / NFPA NFPA National Fire Protection Association, www.nfpa.org / ICC ICC International Code Council Fire Code)

If operational, lamps will be stored and reused if the lamps meet retrofit standards

Fixtures, lamps, and ballasts will be disposed of in accordance with local ordinances or manufacturer specifications

Disposal manifests will be filed and available to building representatives

Reduce energy use and demand

Ensure occupant safety

Ensure worker safety

Preserve integrity of building envelope Envelope The separation between the interior and exterior environments of a building that includes a combination of air and thermal barrier

Ensure integrity of fire barrier

Use resources efficiently

Reduce operational budget costs

Protect the environment

7.8003.5c
Safety

Final lighting levels will be in accordance with ASHRAE ASHRAE American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers, www.ashrae.org 90.1 or 90.2

Final egress lighting will be in accordance with ANSI ANSI American National Standards Institute, www.ansi.org / NFPA NFPA National Fire Protection Association, www.nfpa.org 70 and ANSI ANSI American National Standards Institute, www.ansi.org / NFPA NFPA National Fire Protection Association, www.nfpa.org 101 or in compliance with local codes

Ensure occupant egress lighting safety has not been compromised

7.8003.5d
Occupant safety

Delamping will not impact required egress lighting, as required by ANSI ANSI American National Standards Institute, www.ansi.org / NFPA NFPA National Fire Protection Association, www.nfpa.org 101

Ensure occupant safety

7.8003.5e
Staff education

Building operations staff will be provided with warranty information, operation manuals, and installer contact information

Educate building operations staff about operation and maintenance of equipment

Ensure continued savings

7.8003.5f
Occupant education

Occupants will be educated of new lighting levels and benefits

Education will be provided by building operations staff

Educate occupants about new lighting levels and benefits

Ensure continued savings