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Further Information

One of the barriers to good lighting is that people who need good lighting do not know what to ask for! A glossary is provided to make asking easier. Below are some useful references that will also provide you with more information on good lighting for older adults.

Papers and articles

Boyce, Peter. "Lighting Senior Environments." Presented at NeoCon 99: The World's Trade For Interior Design And Facilities Management. June 7-9, 1999, Chicago IL.

Illuminating Engineering Society of North America. 1998. Lighting and the Visual Environment for Senior Living, RP-28-1998. New York: Illuminating Engineering Society of North America.

Leslie, R. and Conway, K. 1993. Lighting Pattern Book for Homes. Lighting Research Center, Troy, NY.

Lewis, Alan. 1992. "Lighting Considerations for the Low Vision Patient." Problems in Optometry 4(1):20_33.

Lighting Research Center. 1999. Demonstration and Evaluation of Lighting Technologies and Applications _ DELTA Portfolio. South Mall Towers Apartments, Albany New York.

Lighting Research Center. 2000. Demonstration and Evaluation of Lighting Technologies and Applications _ DELTA Portfolio. McLean Village Apartments, Simsbury, Connecticut.

Rea, M. (editor). 2000. Lighting Handbook, 9th edition. Illuminating Engineering Society of North America, NY.

Sanford, Linda J. 1996. "The Visual Environment for the Partially Sighted." Illuminating Engineering Society of North America Annual Conference Technical Papers. New York: Illuminating Engineering Society of North America Conference Proceedings, pp. 867_92.

Sanford, Linda. 1997. "Guidelines For Designing Lighting for the Elderly." Lighting Management and Maintenance 25(6): 14_15, 28_29.

Sanford, Linda. 1999. "The Importance of Lighting for the Elderly." Lighthouse International Aging and Vision News.

Websites

AARP - www.aarp.org

Lighting Research Center at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute - www.lrc.rpi.edu

Energy Star Program - www.energystar.gov

Lighthouse International - www.lighthouse.org

International Association of Lighting Designers - www.iald.org

Illuminating Engineering Society of North America - www.iesna.org




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