International Standards

While Australia/New Zealand standards provide the primary guidance documents for road and area lighting, rapid advances in LED street lighting and smart controls have made international reference documents increasingly important and referenced in Australia and New Zealand.

The following international standards and guidelines can be useful reference documents for road, street and public space lighting in Australia.

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Illuminating Engineering Society of North America

Document Title

Subject Coverage

RP-8-14 Roadway Lighting

Road Lighting Design

TM-10-00 Addressing Obtrusive Light (Urban Sky Glow and Light Trespass) in Conjunction with Roadway Lighting 
Light Pollution
TM-11-00 Technical Memorandum on  Light Trespass: Research, Results and Recommendations
Light  Trespass
TM12-12 Spectral Effects of Lighting on Visual Performance at Mesopic Light Levels
Mesopic Vision
TM-18-08 Light and Human Health: An Overview of the Impact of Light on Visual, Circadian, Neuroendocrine and Neurobehavioural Responses
Light and Health
TM-21-11 Projecting Long-Term Lumen Maintenance of LED Light Sources 
LED Life Calculation
TM-28-14 Projecting Long-Term Luminous Flux Maintenance of LED lamps and Luminaires 
LED Life Calculation
LM-79-08 Approved Method for Electrical and Photometric Measurements of Solid-State Lighting Products 
LED Photometry
LM-80-08 Approved Method for Measuring Lumen Maintenance of LED Light Sources 
LED Life Measurement


Institution of Lighting Professionals (UK)

Document Title

Subject Coverage

PLG03:Lighting for subsidiary roads: Using white light sources to balance energy efficiency and visual amenity

Mesopic Vision

PLG04: Guidance on undertaking environmental lighting impact assessments 
Environmental Impact
TR27: Code of practice for variable lighting levels for highways
Adaptive Lighting
TR28: Measurement of road lighting performance on site
Site Measurements
TR29: White light
Mesopic Vision
Guidance for the reduction of obtrusive light
Obtrusive Light


British Standards Institution

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Subject Coverage

BS5489-1:2013 Code of practice for the design of road lighting - Lighting of roads and public amenity areas

Lighting Application



European Committee for Standardization

Document Title

Subject Coverage

EN/TR13201-1:2014 Road Lighting - Part 1:Selection of Lighting Classes (Technical Requirements)

Road Lighting Hierarchy

EN13201-2:2015 Road Lighting - Part2:Performance Requirements
Design Requirements
EN13201-3:2015 Road Lighting - Part 3:Calculation of Performance
Design Calculations
EN13201-4:2015 Road Lighting - Part 4:Methods of Measuring Lighting Performance
Lighting Measurements
EN13201-5:2015 Road Lighting - Part 5:Energy Performance Indicators
Energy Performance


Iinternational Electrotechnical Commission

Document Title

Subject Coverage

IEC 62504:2014 General Lighting- Light Emitting Diode (LED) Products and Related Equipment - Terms and Definitions

Terminology

IEC 62722-1:2014 Luminaire Performance - Part 1: General Requirements
LED Luminaire Performance
IEC 62722-2-1:2014 Luminaire Performance - Part 2-1: Particular Requirements for  LED Luminaires
LED Luminaire Performance
IEC61347-2-13:2014 Lamp controlgear-Part2-13:Particular Requirements for d.c or a.c supplied electronic control gear for LED modules
LED Control Gear
IEC62471:2006 Photobiological safety of lamps and lamp systems
Photobiological Safety
IEC/TR 62778:2014 Application of IEC 62471 to light sources and luminaires for the assessment of blue light hazard 
Photobiological Safety


American National Standards Institute

Document Title

Subject Coverage

ANSI C136.41:2013 Roadway and Area Lighting Equipment–Dimming Control Between an External Locking Type Photocontrol and Ballast or Driver

Controls Receptacle

ANSI C136.37:2011 LED Luminaires
LED Luminaires
ANSI C136.40:2011 Solar Lighting Systems 
Off-Grid Solar PV Lighting


International Committee on Illumination

Document Title

Subject Coverage

CIE 115-2010 Lighting of Roads for Motor and Pedestrian Traffic

Lighting Design

CIE S 025/E-2014 Test Method for LED Lamps, LED Luminaires and LED Modules
Photometric Testing
CIE 206-2014 The Effect of Spectral Power Distribution on Lighting for Urban and Pedestrian Areas
Light Spectrum
CIE DIS 024/E-2015 Light Emitting Diodes and LED Assemblies – Terms and Definitions (Draft International Standard)
Terminology
CIE 136-2000 Guide to the Lighting of Urban Areas
Urban Lighting
CIE 194-2011 On Site Measurement of the Photometric Properties of Road and Tunnel Lighting
Site Measurement
CIE 126-1997 Guidelines for minimizing sky glow
Light Pollution
CIE 093-1992 Road Lighting as an Accident Countermeasure
Light and Crashes
CIE 150-2003 Guide on the Limitation of the Effects of Obtrusive Light from Outdoor Lighting Installations
Obtrusive Light