This marks the first book on functional fiber-optic architectural lighting, by the world's foremost authority on the subject. It provides complete guidelines for product selection and installation, including checklists and shortcuts and offers how-to illustrations, color photos, plans, and examples of complete installations. It is designed to work on the full range of projects - indoor and outdoor, new construction, and renovations.
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Capitalize on the benefits of fiber-optic functional architectural
lighting with this essential on-the-job reference. Since the discovery
of fire, there has been an ongoing search for better
lighting lighting that has the preferred properties of longevity,
safety, energy-efficiency, ease of handling, and clarity. Fiber-optic
technology satisfies these criteria and more, and so offers another
tool for functional illumination. This trailblazing, comprehensive
book presents an introduction to this revolutionary technology in
easily understandable terms. Fiber Optics in Architectural Lighting
contains: practical information in plain English; step-by-step
checklists, how-to illustrations, color photos, plans, and examples of
completed installations; actual case studies of commercial,
residential, institutional, industrial, and historic building projects
from around the world, illustrating practical tips and caveats that
provide the best results at the lowest cost. Whether you're an
architect or designer, this all-in-one reference does more than any
other guide to help your realize fiber-optic lighting indoors and in
every type of building. That makes Fiber Optics in Architectural
Lighting a resource you simply can't do without.
Gersil N. Kay is the pioneer specialist in fiber-optic architectural lighting, and serves as a consultant and educator worldwide. Fiberoptics in Architectural Lighting, the first definitive publication on her area of expertise, reflects Kay's empirical experience, common sense, and technical know-how in construction, engineering, lighting techniques, architectural history, and museum conservation. She resides in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
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