Bringing light to the future of education: a comprehensive lighting solution for schools

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General criteria in school lighting

Light plays a key role in the learning environment, directly affecting the student's vision, health, psychology, and learning quality. The right lighting system not only provides innovative, modern learning spaces but also contributes to enhancing the effectiveness of comprehensive education. 

Suggested Table of School Lighting Quality Standards

STTFunctional SpaceColor temperature:Range:TendernessColor Finish IndexCapacity DensityLimit the brightness coefficient
1ClassroomNeutral white light≥300 – 500 lux0,7 – 0,8Ra ≥ 80≤ 13 W/m²UGR ≤ 19
2Physical classroomCool white light.≥300 – 500 lux0,7 – 0,8Ra ≥ 90≤ 13 W/m²UGR ≤ 19
3Practice room, experiment.Cool white light.≥500 – 700 lux0,7 – 0,8Ra ≥ 90≤ 13 W/m²UGR ≤ 19
4Working RoomNeutral white light≥300 – 500 lux0,7-0,8Ra ≥ 80≤ 13 W/m²UGR ≤ 19
5Teacher’s RoomNeutral white light≥100 – 200 lux0,7 – 0,8Ra ≥ 90≤ 8 W/m²UGR ≤ 22


The standard of lighting in the classroom must be 300–500 lux, with uniformity, non-flat covering, electric lamps that must be installed separately, and no fans. If the lighting system meets the standards, the learning and teaching spaces will be highly efficient, exciting, and not harmful to the eye.

Physical classroom

The visual functions involved are proportional to the intensity of the lighting, so when studying in the physical education room, you need to use high-powered lights with a large optical spectrum and good light quality to clearly see objects moving at high speeds. It is recommended to use lights in areas of major activity, such as training and competition. Rooms or auxiliary areas can use LED panel lights, LED OS lights, etc. to meet energy-saving needs.

Functional Classroom

Depending on the power you use to set up the right lighting system, Especially for Li-chemistry and biology laboratories, it is necessary to install LEDs with color temperatures between 4300K and 5300K to clearly observe scientific phenomena.

Lecturer's Room

The faculty room also needs to be careful about the lighting design to create an environment that meets the comfort and relaxation that energizes the next lessons. Using these types of lamps will optimize electrical, optical, and lifetime parameters, allow for easy replacement installation, and make them especially safe to use.

Advantages of standard lighting systems

  • Improve learning efficiency: Proper lighting helps students concentrate better, acquire knowledge more effectively, and minimize the risk of eye diseases.
  • Health protection: The standard lighting system helps protect the student’s vision, creating a safe, healthy learning environment.
  • Energy saving: Using power-saving LEDs reduces school operating costs.
  • Aesthetics: The beautiful lighting system contributes to improving the image of the school, creating a creative, modern learning environment.

Designing the right school lighting system plays an important role in improving the quality of education. The adoption of state-of-the-art lighting solutions that comply with national standards will bring many benefits to students, schools and communities.

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