22 August 2006
Figure 5-1. Pendant mounted luminaires.
Wall Mounted Luminaires. Sconces or uplights may light the wall, ceiling, or
provide a decorative glow. Steplights, often recessed into a wall, are located low on a
wall can illuminate pathways and stairs.
Figure 5-2. Wall mounted luminaires.
Ceiling or Surface Mounted Luminaires. Ceiling or surface mounted
luminaires provide a downlight and may also glow, depending on the type of housing
and lens. Fluorescent luminaires are available in linear or compact versions. This type
of luminaire is mounted directly to the ceiling. Lenses should adequately diffuse the
light so as not to become a glare source and to prevent an image of the lamp from
showing on the lens.
Figure 5-3. Ceiling / surface mounted luminaires.
light the horizontal surface below, or possibly an adjacent wall. These types of