Pole and Street lighting design is essential as it allows people to safely continue their travels uninterrupted. Whether the light is for footpaths, roads or sportsfields; it is important to understand the intention of pole/street lighting:
UGR or Unified Glare Rating is a method used to calculate the glare caused by luminaires.
The UGR calculation method helps lighting designers create lighting schemes in a way so that they avoid any discomfort of misplaced light. Unified Glare Rating is an indicative rating for glare based on direct sets of circumstances in lit environments. For example, offices, businesses, and street lights.
CRI (Colour Rendering Index) is the measurement of light in relation to how the lighting affects the appearance of colour in the surrounding area. The range has a direct correlation to the ‘temperature’ of a light also.