(#8067) Lux levels for hostel building


What are the baseline lux level values to be considered for a hostel building, with typical rooms, office, council room and dining area?


Lux levels as recommended in NBC 2005, Part 8 Building Services—Section 1, lighting and ventilation for office, council and dining rooms has to be met.  Appendix 7: Artificial Lighting levels for Residential Spaces (based on NBC 2005) in GRIHA v2015 can be referred to for lux level thresholds in residential spaces.


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