Last edited 09 Feb 2020


According to BRE’s The essential guide to retail lighting:

Glare is; ‘Discomfort experienced when lighting is excessively bright when viewed against the surroundings. Often the result of inadequately shielded lamps.'

The CIBSE SLL Code for Lighting (2012) defines glare as '...the condition of vision in which there is discomfort or a reduction in the ability to see details or objects, caused by an unsuitable distribution or range of luminance, or to extreme contrasts.'

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