Space Lighting Comparison

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What is It?

This page was developed to assist in the final 3-D (community, environment, economic) design for the general artificial lighting of the historic side of the building. The two finalists for lighting fixtures are the Focal Point Fusion pendant fixture and a retro-fitted historic industrial pendant light from the Willow Run plant. energy efficiency, suitability for lighting needs, and design aesthetic characteristics.

These have been selected based on their:

  • Energy efficiency
  • Suitability for our space lighting needs
  • Aesthetic characteristics

Focal Point Fusion

  • Model no.

Retro-fitted Willow Run

  • Specifics of this fixture

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What is It?

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  • If it is part of a system-level pattern put a link to it in here.
  • Also known as:

Why is it Important?

Describe how it:

  • strengthen our relationship to the earth...all are connected (sun, wind, water, plants and animals)
  • helps restore the planet's eco-systems (plant, animal, water, air)
  • builds strong communities.
  • creates equal economic opportunities and energy.
  • creates One Earth patterns of living

When to Use It?

  • List the important considerations when to use this pattern.
  • When would it be sustainable?
  • When would it not be sustainable?

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Sustainability Goals

  • The specific goals we're trying to achieve. This should be the performance outcomes.
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  • It doesn't describe how...just the outcomes.

Strategy and Conceptual Design

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  • Explain why we chose this specific strategy and design (our rationale)
  • Include pictures, drawings or videos(flickr)
Supporting science:

Proposed Materials / Suppliers

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Development Story

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