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Timer controls can be set to turn lights on and off at certain times, therefore specifying the duration of time the lights will be turned on.


O+M Tips

  • Controls needs be calibrated / commissioned on an ongoing basis to ensure proper function
  • Coordinate timers with the custodial staff whereby lights will be turned off in accordance with the nightly cleaning schedule. If possible, allow for a manual override and subsequent shut-off for flexibility.

End of Life Tips

  • Usually reused by future occupants.

For alignment with LEED Standards

  • Daylight Controls: Must switch or dim electric lights in response to daylight illumination in the space.
    • ID+C EA: Optimize Energy Performance