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Energy 6 Assessment Criteria

External Lighting 




Space Lighting

Where all external space lighting, including a lighting in common areas, is provided by dedicated energy efficient fittings with appropriate control systems.

Note: Statutory safety lighting is not covered by this requirement

Security Lighting

Where all security lighting is designed for energy efficiency and is adequately controlled such that:

All burglar lights have:

A maximum wattage of 150W


Movement detecting control devices (PIR)


Daylight cut-off sensors

All other security lighting:

Is provided by dedicated energy efficient fittings


Is fitted with daylight cut-off sensors OR a time switch



Default Cases

If no security lighting is installed , the security lighting credit can be awarded by default , provide d all of the requirements related to the specification of space lighting have been met.

Dual lamp luminaires with both space and security lamps can be awarded both credits provided they meet the above criteria for energy efficiency.







































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