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The BUG Luminaire Classification System has some serious flaws that are causing significant problems with exterior lighting design, particularly when municipalities or specifiers attempt to integrate them into ordinances and design criteria. Why is there a new LCS? What happened to the Cutoff system that we were used to? Learn how to correctly apply the IES Luminaire Classification System in lighting design and architecture.
- Why is there a new LCS? What happened to the Cutoff system that we were used to?
- What is a BUG rating actually telling me?
- How are the B, U, and G ratings determined?
- How do I properly utilize a BUG rating?
Paul Mitchell is the Director of Lighting Education for Sternberg Lighting, as well as the Regional Sales VP for Western North America. He has been in the lighting industry for over 20 years, regularly speaking at conferences, and having articles published in various lighting journals including LD+A. Paul served for several years on the IES Roadway Lighting Committee, and currently chairs a Subcommittee as part of the planning group for the IES Street and Area Lighting Conference. Paul is a graduate of Michigan State University, and lives in San Antonio, TX with his wife and two children.