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IES Publishes RP-47 Recommended Practice: Landscape Lighting

IES Publishes RP-47 Recommended Practice: Landscape Lighting


The IES has published ANSI/IES RP-47-23 Recommended Practice: Landscape Lighting. The PDF of RP-47 can be purchased online here at $84 for IES members, and $120 for non-members. The chapters include:

  • 1.0 Introduction and Scope
  • 2.0 Definition of Landscape Lighting
  • 3.0 Landscape Lighting Design Process
  • 4.0 Understanding Nature and Human Interactions With Landscape Lighting
  • 5.0 Lighting Design Considerations
  • 6.0 Lighting Techniques
  • 7.0 Lighting Methods for Landscape Elements
  • 8.0 Landscape Lighting Equipment
  • 9.0 Lighting System Maintenance
  • 10.0 Summary


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David Shiller
David Shiller is the Publisher of LightNOW, and President of Lighting Solution Development, a North American consulting firm providing business development services to advanced lighting manufacturers. The ALA awarded David the Pillar of the Industry Award. David has co-chaired ALA’s Engineering Committee since 2010. David established MaxLite’s OEM component sales into a multi-million dollar division. He invented GU24 lamps while leading ENERGY STAR lighting programs for the US EPA. David has been published in leading lighting publications, including LD+A, enLIGHTenment Magazine, LEDs Magazine, and more.


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