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1

List the eight different types of lamps, the specs, location

1. Incandescent (good color rendering, hi life cycle)
2. Tungsten Halogen (Good color rating, generates heat)
3. Fluorescent (low life cycle cost, can't get cold)
4. Compact fluorescent
5. Mercury Vapor (parking lights)
6. High pressure sodium (bad color rendering, parking lots)
7. Low pressure sodium (worst color rendering)

2

5 factors affecting light levels

1. Contrast between object and surrounding area
2. Reflectivity
3. Size
4. Viewing distance
5. Viewing time

3

Describe contrast and what affects the level of contrast

1. Quantity of light being reflected from object
2. Quantity of light being reflected from surroundings
3. Color of object
4. Color of surroundings

4

Describe impact of 5 colors

1. Yellow: fresh, dry, wealth, glory, cowardice, sickness
2. Orange: warm, cheery
3. Red: heat, aggression
4. Blue: Soothing to the point of depression
5. Green: restful, cool, stability