Welcome to the Capitol Preservation Board Energy Savings and Sustainability on Capitol Hill. This blog will focus upon the elements required to help the Utah State Capitol become more energy efficient and sustainable for the upcoming 100 years.

Monday, March 9, 2009

Lighting and Lamp Types used at the Utah State Capitol

There are 42,240 total lamps used for interior lighting within the Utah State Capitol of those 3,403 or only 8% are incandescent lamps. All other lamps 38,837 or 92% are energy-efficient lamps consisting of fluorescent, HID and LED.

The total interior Lighting Power Density is 0.98 watts/sf.

The allowable Lighting Power Density by code (ASHRAE 90.1-1999 or 2001) is 1.3 watts/sf.

This results in an improvement of 25% over and above the code requirement.

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