RP-11 Lighting for Interior and Exterior Residential Environments is an ALA and IES jointly produced ANSI-approved recommended practice guide for designing and teaching lighting. This guide covers design objectives, criteria for quantity and quality of illuminance, lighting methods, types and uses of equipment, energy use, and electrical code considerations. Various solutions that address residential lighting problems are also presented. 

This is the first ANSI-approved version of RP-11 to be produced in collaboration with ALA. This document addresses the many and varied visual tasks associated with the activities and needs for all types of lifestyle and age groups. 

RP-11 can be purchased online in the ALA members store at the discounted member rate of $63. 

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