A new version of the Lighting Calculator is now available, v2.20. The calculator is an Excel spreadsheet designed to assist users with checking compliance with the NCC's elemental Deemed-to-Satisfy energy efficiency provisions for lighting and is suitable for use with NCC 2014.
The Excel spreadsheet contains two separate worksheets for use with different building classifications. The first is titled the 'Residential Lighting Calculator' and applies to Class 1 buildings, Class 10 buildings and verandahs and balconies that are associated with a Class 1 building, as well as sole-occupancy units of a Class 2 building or Class 4 part of a building. The second spreadsheet is titled 'Non-Residential Lighting Calculator' and covers all remaining building classifications.
The current version of the Lighting Calculator is Version 2.30. Updates to this file may be available for download from time to time. The file name will always include the version number and the help screen contains details of the version history. The latest version of the calculator should always be used.
The Lighting Calculator for NCC Volume One and Two (Excel 2007 and later) is only compatible with PC
IMPORTANT NOTICE AND DISCLAIMER IN RESPECT OF THE LIGHTING CALCULATOR
The Lighting Calculators have been developed by the ABCB to assist in developing a better understanding of lighting energy efficiency parameters. While the ABCB believes that the Lighting Calculators, if used correctly, will produce accurate results, the calculators are provided "as is" and without representation or warranty of any kind, including that it is fit for any purpose or of merchantable quality, or functions as intended or at all. Use of the Lighting Calculators is entirely the user's own risk and the ABCB accepts no liability of any kind.
Updated: 29 July 2014
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