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A Room by Room Look at Residential Lighting Levels

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The following is a list of minimum lighting levels for residential spaces:

Room Lighting Levels

Kitchen
General 300 lux
Counter top 750 lux
Bedroom (Adult)
General 300 lux
Task 500 lux
Bedroom (Child)
General 500 lux
Task 800 lux
Bathroom
General 300 lux
Living Room/Den
General 300 lux
Task 500 lux
Family Room/Home Theater
General 300 lux
Task 500 lux
TV viewing 150 lux
Laundry/Utility
General 200 lux
Dining Room
General 200 lux
Hall Landing
General 500 lux
Home Office
General 500 lux
Task 800 lux
Workshop
General 800 lux
Task 1100 lux
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