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Last edited 22 Jan 2018
Space classifications for lighting controls
- Owned space: A space such as a small room for one or two people who control the lighting such as a cellular office or consulting room.
- Share space: A multi-occupied area such as an open-plan office or factory production area.
- Temporarily owned space: A space where people are expected to operate the lighting controls while they are there such as a hotel room or meeting room.
- Occasionally visited space: A space where people generally stay for a relatively short period of time such as a storeroom or toilet.
- Unowned space: A space where individual users require lighting but are not expected to operate the lighting controls such as a corridor or atrium.
- Managed space: A space where lighting is under the control of a responsible person such as a hotel lounge, restaurant or shop.
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