GE PSFA Data Sheet

GE Industrial
Lighting Systems
sports lighting
parks and recreational facilities
imagination at work
Soccer & Football Lighting
pgs. 16-19
13-16
Tennis Court Lighting pg. 20-21
17-18
Wall & Flood Lighting
pg.
pg.25
28
Parking Lot Lighting pg. 26
23
Entrance
Entrance
& Roadway
& Roadway
Lighting
Lighting
pg.pg.
26-29
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Complete Lighting
Systems For The Entire
Recreational Facility
GE provides a complete
selection of lighting
options from the roadway
to parking lots to
gymnasiums, tracks, and
stadium lighting.
Stadium Lighting *
Track Lighting *
Playgrounds & Skatepark
Lighting *
Path & Walkway Lighting
pg. 27
24
Gymnasium Lighting
pg. 23-25
19-22
Baseball
Softball
Lighting
Baseballand
& Softball
Lighting
pgs.12-15
9-12
pgs.
*contact factory for more applications
Sports Lighting
System Selection
Its easy to determine the best solution to your sports lighting needs. Follow these steps to choose which
elements of the Lighting System you prefer:
Select Pole and Base Combination
Galvanized steel
Concrete
• most economical
• aesthetically pleasing
(Direct Embedded
foundation only)
• low maintenance
• durable
Flange Base
Slip Stub Base
• ease of installation
• short cycle time
for completion
• fast installation
• aesthetically pleasing
Anchor Base
(anchor bolts)
• most economical
• functional for majority of
soil conditions
Direct Burial
• fast installation
Select Ballast and Wiring Options
Integral ballast
Remote ballast
• most economical
• ease of installation
Field Wired
• ease of electrical
modifications
• maintenance advantages
Prewired
Prewired
Internal Cable Assembly
Select Optical
Powr•Spot®
with ULC Optics
• ultimate glare and spill
light control
• state-of-the-art technology
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Powr•Spot®
• effective distribution
of lumens
• time proven
Ultra•Sport™
(integral ballast only)
• allows greater pole height
and setback
• fewer fixtures and poles
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Remote
Ballast Box
Wiring Box
Slip Stub Base
Integral
Ballast System
Remote
Ballast System
(shown with platform)
(shown without platform)
Anchor Base
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Direct Burial
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Sports Lighting
System Selection
POWR • SPOT® III Luminaire
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UL 1598 listed for Wet Locations.
CSA/cUL certified. IP-55 construction.
Die cast aluminum ballast housing.
Enclosed, gasketed filtered optical with ALGLAS® finish on aluminum reflector,
and tempered, impact resistant glass closure.
Thermal separation of ballast from socket and lamp for longer component life.
Removable front ballast cover with captive hardware for access to the ballast
and wiring compartment.
Built-in cable seal and strain relief bushing.
Corrosion resistant hardware.
Zinc rich powder polyester coated steel trunnion and lens frame.
Stainless steel lens latches (3) and hinge.
Available in General Purpose or Heavy Duty optical construction.
Built-in aiming site for field adjustment.
POWR•Spot III
Standard Glare Control
POWR•SPOT® III Luminaire with Glare Control – (PSGN & PSGV)
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UL 1598 listed for Wet Locations.
CSA/cUL certified. IP-55 construction.
Die cast aluminum ballast housing.
Enclosed, gasketed filtered optical with ALGLAS® finish on aluminum reflector,
and tempered, impact resistant glass closure.
Thermal separation of ballast from socket and lamp for longer component life.
Removable front ballast cover with captive hardware for access to the ballast
and wiring compartment.
Built-in cable seal and strain relief bushing.
Corrosion resistant hardware.
Zinc rich powder polyester coated steel trunnion and lens frame.
Stainless steel lens latches (3) and hinge.
Available in General Purpose or Heavy Duty optical construction.
Built-in aiming site for field adjustment.
Internal louver assembly for lamp and optical glare control without increased
EPA or wind loading of the fixture. (PSGN)
External top visor for improved spill light control. (PSGV)
PSGN
Ultimate Light Control
POWR•SPOT® III Luminaire with ULC® Optics
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PSGV
UL 1572 listed for Wet Locations.
CSA/cUL certified. IP-55 construction.
Die cast aluminum ballast housing.
Enclosed, gasketed filtered optical with ALGLAS® finish on aluminum reflector,
and tempered, impact resistant glass closure.
Thermal separation of ballast from socket and lamp for longer component life.
Removable front ballast cover with captive hardware for access to the ballast
and wiring compartment.
Built-in cable seal and strain relief bushing.
Corrosion resistant hardware.
Zinc rich powder polyester coated steel trunnion and lens frame.
Stainless steel lens latches (3) and hinge.
Available in General Purpose or Heavy Duty optical construction.
Built-in aiming site for field adjustment.
External top visor with horizontal baffle with standard opticals for improved spill
light and glare control.
ULGC
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Spare the Glare with Ultimate Light Control
GE Lighting Systems has numerous solutions to help you put light where you want and not on your neighbors’
property. Unwanted spill light can be described in three ways:
Skyglow
This form of light pollution limits our ability to
see the stars and the night sky. Uplight,
whether direct or reflected, brightens a dark sky.
Light Trespass
Sports lighting at Parks and Recreational
facilities should be designed and aimed so as
to minimize “spill light” which may illuminate
neighboring property. GE systems often
utilize ULC® (ultimate light control) shields to
direct light where it is needed most.
Glare
Poorly aimed lighting and excessive light levels
can temporarily distract players and spectators.
Internal lamp/reflector
glare shield
External
glare shield
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Internal glare
control louver
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Sports Lighting
System Selection
The System That Lowers Fixtures to You
SportStar is a mobile sports lighting service system. By
“mobile”, we mean the fixtures can be lowered from the
top of the pole to ground level by means of a lowering
device allowing easy access to fixtures for maintenance
without the need for a bucket truck. The lowering device
system contains a service hoist consisting of bracket
crossarms, prewired ring, head frame, cover, hoist, winch
cables, winch, internal or portable drive and top latching
assembly.
The system comes as a complete package – fixtures,
lamps, poles, lowering crossarm service platform and
internal pre-harnessed wiring. Here’s what the SportStar
lighting system means to you:
• Easy Installation: Prewired with pre-aimed
lighting applications. No climbing the pole; no
having to grid the field.
• Easy to Maintain: Relamping and other maintenance
can be done at ground level.
• Easy to Aim: Higher mounting heights up to 150 feet
so fixtures can be aimed more downward rather than
across the field as with lower mounting heights.
• User Friendly: No expensive rentals of bucket trucks
or cranes. The SportStar system lowers the
fixtures to you. No disruption of landscaping, fences,
bleachers, etc.
• Safe: Fixtures, including ballast, lamps and all
electrical components, are at the top of the post out
of the reach of children.
Drive Options
Internal Drive
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Portable Drive
Mobile Cart
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Sports Lighting
System Selection
When it comes to lighting,
GE knows the game. After
all, the origins of sports
lighting are the very origins
of our company. In 1883
we lit the first night baseball
game with a handful of
open-face arc lights strung
across a minor-league field.
Thomas Edison, the famed
inventor of the incandescent
light bulb, was one of our
company’s founders. And
we’re responsible for many
firsts in the field ever since.
Outdoor sports lighting is a specialized form of
floodlighting. Pole locations, mounting heights, and
luminaire aiming are selected to light the ball in play.
There is also a need to minimize fixture brightness
or glare in the eyes of the players and spectators.
Selected areas such as the infield in baseball may
be highlighted to insure sufficient light for the batter
and the faster play in the infield. Pages 12 through
21 contain the lighting recommendations for each
sport. Specific design considerations are given with
each sports lighting consideration.
Luminaire Selections
Luminaires are available in a variety of beam
spreads or NEMA beam types and construction
types. In the standard layout sections, the proper
NEMA beam spreads have been selected for each
sports lighting system to insure the highest
lighting efficiency consistent with uniform lighting.
Luminaires from different manufacturers do not
have the same performance characteristics even
though they may have the same NEMA beam type.
This book is based on GE luminaire characteristics
and should not be used as a general guide for other
manufacturers’ products.
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Lamp Selection
The basic lamp type used for sports lighting is high
intensity discharge (HID). These HID systems
primarily use 400W, 1000W and 1500W metal halide
or 400W and 1000W high pressure sodium lamps.
While mercury lamps have been used extensively in
the past for sports lighting, they are no longer
recommended because of their lower efficiency. The
life of HID lamps varies from 1,500 to 24,000 hours.
The most common lamps used today are the 1000
and 1500 watt metal halide lamps. The 1500 watt
lamp has the best combination of lamp efficiency
(110+ LPW) and life (3,000 hours) for use in most
sports lighting venues. Where longer lamp life or
lower mounting heights are desired, 1000 watt metal
halide lamps are the standard. The disadvantage
is that due to lower lumen output of the lamp
approximately 50% more fixtures are required to
achieve the same lighting levels as compared
to 1500 watt lamps. This increases the cost of
installation both by increased quantities and added
structural requirements for poles and foundations.
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Sports Lighting
System Selection
Warm Up & Restrike Time
HID lamps require 3-7 minutes to warm up and will
not restrike immediately if there is momentary power
interruption. Some form of instant-on lighting,
usually one or two incandescent luminaries per pole,
is recommended to provide lighting during the 1-15
minute restrike time. In addition, the incandescent
(quartz) type fixtures should be used for emergency
lighting of the fields when required. HID fixtures with
optional “hot lamp restrike” capability are available
but this option is “hot restrike” only and does not provide
“instant light” when the fixtures are cold started.
Stroboscopic Effect
The light output of HID lamps tends to follow the
60-cycle current waveform. This will cause a moving
object to appear to flicker or jump from position to
position. This is most pronounced when the object
is small and traveling over 50 feet per second. If the
object is moving toward the player or the player is
following the motion of the object, strobe will be
less noticeable. This annoyance can be minimized
by using three-phase power with HID lamps. Metal
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Halide lamps, do not produce as much stroboscopic
effect and can be used successfully on single-phase
power.
Design Criteria
The design information in this guide is based on
published lamp and luminaire performance that are
inherent in their design. Normal manufacturing
tolerances cause changes in a lamp’s electrical
characteristics and lumen output. Light changes in
reflector finish and lamp position can alter the
photometric distribution of the luminaire. Changes in
the ballast and line voltage will also alter the output
of the lamp. As a result of these variations average
illumination levels can be expected to vary within
10% of the design value. Individual point by
point foot-candle values can vary more than this,
especially when only a few luminaires are involved,
resulting in little overlap between luminaires.
Aiming Diagrams
Aiming diagrams for each sport should be requested
at the time the order is placed. The instructions for
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aiming should be followed closely especially if
NEMA 2 or NEMA 3 beam types are used. A
difference of a few degrees in aiming can make
a significant difference in the resulting light level
and uniformity. For special installations not
covered by this book, individual aiming diagrams
can be provided from Application Engineering
department at the factory.
Illumination Levels
The suggested light levels in this book are
based on the Illuminating Engineering Society of
North America (IESNA) “Recommended Practice
for Sports and Recreational Area Lighting,” RP-6.
Sports lighting for television requires special
design considerations. Requests for TV sports
lighting should be directed through your local
sales office to the Application Engineering
department at the factory.
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CLASS
FACILITY
I
II
III
IV
Professional
X
College
X
X
Semi-Professional
X
X
Sport Clubs
X
X
X
Amateur Leagues
X
X
X
High Schools
X
X
X
X
X
Training Facilities
Elementary Schools
X
Recreational Events
X
Social Events
X
Class I – Facilities with spectator capacity over 5,000
Class II – Facilities with spectator capacity under 5,000
Class III – Facilities with some provision for spectors
Class IV – Facilities with no provision for spectators
* Reprinted with permission, Illuminating Engineering Society of North America. RP–6–01
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Sports Lighting
Baseball
Typical Layouts
Pole Location
Baseball lighting is divided into the infield and outfield portions of the field. The infield lighting is supplied by
luminaires on the ”A” and “B” poles. The B & C poles light the outfield. Locating poles as shown on the diagram
insures the ball will be lighted on both sides anywhere on the field. The illumination extends from the ground to the
highest point reached by a hit ball. This insures that the ball will never pass between a player and the floodlights.
Luminaire Mounting Height
The mounting height is selected to keep normal play below the line of sight of the luminaires. This also depresses
the floodlight aiming to avoid unwanted glare in adjacent areas. The larger the field the higher the mounting height
must be to keep the same average aiming angles.
Aiming Diagrams
Aiming diagrams are available for each recommended system. If there is a change in lighting requirements or pole
locations, it is best to leave the beam type and quantity to the Application Engineering department at the factory.
* “D” locations for 6 pole designs
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Baseball
Standard 1500 Watt Metal Halide (PSFA)
350’ Radius
350’F/350’C
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+60
-40
+185
-40
+318
+155
70’
70’
70’
70’
70’
70’
-40
+30
-40
+200
+135
+320
+30
-40
+200
-40
+320
+135
70’
70’
70’
70’
70’
70’
70’
70’
-45
+30
-40
+170
+73
+194
+297
+346
+30
-45
+170
-40
+346
+297
+194
+73
70’
70’
70’
70’
70’
70’
70’
70’
-45
+30
-40
+170
+73
+194
+297
+346
+30
-45
+170
-40
+346
+297
+194
+73
BB15M8H3ULC
TOTALS
-40
+60
-40
+185
+155
+318
BB15M8G3ULC
90’
70’
70’
70’
70’
70’
70’
BB15M6F3ULC
350’ Radius
350’F/350’C
+30
-40
+200
-40
+286
+118
BB15M6E3ULC
90’
-40
+30
-40
+200
+118
+286
BB15M6D3ULC
300’F/350’C
70’
70’
70’
70’
70’
70’
BB15M6C3ULC
90’
+30
-40
+165
-40
+280
+115
5
5
10
10
6
6
42
3
3
6
6
5
5
28
7
7
9
9
7
7
46
4
4
6
6
6
6
32
8
8
10
10
8
8
52
5
5
6
6
6
6
34
7
7
9
9
6
6
6
6
56
4
4
7
7
4
4
4
4
38
BB15M6B3ULC
300’F/350’C
-40
+30
-40
+165
+115
+280
Total
Power
(KWA)
8.1
8.1
16.3
16.3
9.8
9.8
68.5
4.9
4.9
9.8
9.8
8.2
8.2
45.6
11.4
11.4
14.7
14.7
11.4
11.4
75.0
6.5
6.5
9.8
9.8
9.8
9.8
52.2
13.0
13.0
16.3
16.3
13.0
13.0
84.8
8.2
8.2
9.8
9.8
9.8
9.8
55.4
11.4
11.4
14.7
14.7
9.8
9.8
9.8
9.8
91.3
6.5
6.5
11.4
11.4
6.5
6.5
6.5
6.5
61.9
BB15M6A3ULC
90’
70’
70’
70’
70’
70’
70’
Fixture Quantities
Nema 3 Nema 4 Nema 5 Nema 6
(B0)
(C0)
(D0)
(E0)
2
3
2
3
4
5
1
5
1
4
5
1
5
1
8
24
10
0
1
1
1
1
1
1
1
3
2
1
3
2
3
2
3
2
2
14
10
2
1
3
3
1
3
3
4
4
1
4
4
1
1
4
2
1
4
2
12
22
8
4
2
2
2
2
4
2
4
2
1
3
2
1
3
2
2
18
12
0
2
3
3
2
3
3
6
3
1
6
3
1
5
3
5
3
26
18
8
0
1
2
2
1
2
2
1
5
1
5
5
1
5
1
4
24
6
0
2
3
2
2
3
2
8
1
8
1
3
2
1
1
5
1
5
3
2
1
0
28
20
8
1
1
1
1
1
1
1
1
3
4
3
4
2
1
1
4
4
2
1
1
2
12
20
4
ULC Glare Control 1500 Watt Metal Halide (ULGC)
Layout #
300’Radius
300’F/300’C
+20
-45
+150
-40
+268
+111
BB15M8H3
TOTALS
30/20 FC
(300/200 LUX)
Class IV
90’
-45
+20
-40
+150
+111
+268
BB15M8G3
TOTALS
50/30 FC
(500/300 LUX)
Class III
300’ Radius
300’F/300’C
70’
70’
70’
70’
70’
70’
BB15M6F3
TOTALS
30/20 FC
(300/200 LUX)
Class IV
90’
+30
-45
+150
-40
+268
+111
BB15M6E3
TOTALS
50/30 FC
(500/300 LUX)
Class III
285’ Radius
285’F/285’C
-45
+30
-40
+150
+111
+268
BB15M6D3
TOTALS
30/20 FC
(300/200 LUX)
Class IV
90’
A1
A2
B1
B2
D1
D2
6
A1
A2
B1
B2
D1
D2
6
A1
A2
B1
B2
D1
D2
6
A1
A2
B1
B2
D1
D2
6
A1
A2
B1
B2
D1
D2
6
A1
A2
B1
B2
D1
D2
6
A1
A2
B1
B2
C1
C2
C3
C4
8
A1
A2
B1
B2
C1
C2
C3
C4
8
“Y”
BB15M6C3
TOTALS
50/30 FC
(500/300 LUX)
Class III
285’ Radius
285’F/285’C
“X”
BB15M6B3
TOTALS
30/20 FC
(300/200 LUX)
Class IV
90’
ID
Mtg.
Height
70’
70’
70’
70’
70’
70’
BB15M6A3
50/30 FC
(500/300 LUX)
Class III
Poles
Layout #
Design
Field Dimensions
Illuminance
(maintained)
infield/outfield Infield
Outfield
Fixture Quantities
Nema 3 Nema 4 Nema 5 Nema 6
(B0)
(C0)
(D0)
(E0)
3
2
3
2
4
5
1
4
5
1
5
1
5
1
8
26
8
0
2
1
2
1
2
3
1
2
3
1
4
1
4
1
4
14
8
2
1
3
3
1
3
3
4
4
1
4
4
1
1
5
1
1
5
1
12
24
10
0
2
2
2
2
4
2
4
2
1
3
2
1
3
2
2
18
12
0
2
4
2
2
4
2
3
7
3
7
2
6
2
6
14
34
4
0
1
2
2
1
2
2
1
5
1
5
1
5
1
5
6
24
4
0
2
4
1
2
4
1
8
2
8
2
2
4
1
3
1
1
3
1
2
4
0
26
26
4
1
1
1
1
1
1
1
1
3
4
3
4
1
2
1
3
1
3
1
1
2
1
2
10
20
6
Total
5
5
10
10
6
6
42
3
3
6
6
5
5
28
7
7
9
9
7
7
46
4
4
6
6
6
6
32
8
8
10
10
8
8
52
5
5
6
6
6
6
34
7
7
10
10
6
5
5
6
56
4
4
7
7
4
4
4
4
38
Power
(KWA)
8.1
8.1
16.3
16.3
9.8
9.8
68.5
4.9
4.9
9.8
9.8
8.2
8.2
45.6
11.4
11.4
14.7
14.7
11.4
11.4
75.0
6.5
6.5
9.8
9.8
9.8
9.8
52.2
13.0
13.0
16.3
16.3
13.0
13.0
84.8
8.2
8.2
9.8
9.8
9.8
9.8
55.4
11.4
11.4
16.3
16.3
9.8
8.2
8.2
9.8
91.3
6.5
6.5
11.4
11.4
6.5
6.5
6.5
6.5
61.9
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Sports Lighting
Softball
Typical Layouts
Pole Location
Softtball lighting is divided into the infield and outfield portions of the field. The infield lighting is supplied by
luminaires on the “A” poles. The B & C poles light the outfield. “E” poles are optional pole locations when outfield
“D” poles are not possible. Locating poles as shown on the diagram insures the ball will be lighted on both sides
anywhere on the field. The illumination extends from the ground to the highest point reached by a hit ball. This
insures that the ball will never pass between a player and the floodlights.
Luminaire Mounting Height
The mounting height is selected to keep normal play below the line of sight of the luminaires. This also depresses
the floodlight aiming to avoid unnecessary glare. The larger the field the higher the mounting height must be to
keep the same average aiming angles.
Aiming Diagrams
Aiming diagrams are available for each recommended system in format on. If there is a major change in lighting
requirements or pole locations, it is best to leave the beam type and quantity to the Application Engineering
department at the factory.
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Poles
4
A1
A2
E1
E2
60’
60’
60’
60’
-40
+35
-10
+205
+35
-40
+205
-10
60’
225’ radius
60’
60’
60’
60’
60’
60’
-30
+20
-30
+150
+85
+214
+20
-30
+150
-30
+214
+85
SB15M6C3
60’
225’ radius
60’
60’
60’
60’
60’
60’
-30
+20
-30
+150
+85
+214
+20
-30
+150
-30
+214
+85
SB15M6D3
60’
250’ radius
60’
60’
60’
60’
60’
60’
-30’
+20’
-30
+145
+112
+229
+20’
-30’
+145
-30
+229
+112
SB15M6E3
60’
250’ radius
60’
60’
60’
60’
60’
60’
-30’
+20’
-30
+145
+112
+229
+20’
-30’
+145
-30
+229
+112
SB15M6F3
60’
280’ radius
60’
60’
60’
60’
60’
60’
-30’
+20’
-30
+145
+127
+261
+20’
-30’
+145
-30
+261
+127
SB15M6G3
60’
280’ radius
60’
60’
60’
60’
60’
60’
-30’
+20’
-30
+145
+127
+261
+20’
-30’
+145
-30
+261
+127
SB15M6H3
60’
300’ radius
60’
60’
70’
70’
60’
60’
-30’
+20’
-30
+145
+136
+279
+20’
-30’
+145
-30
+279
+136
SB15M6I3
60’
300’ radius
60’
60’
70’
70’
60’
60’
-30’
+20’
-30
+145
+136
+279
+20’
-30’
+145
-30
+279
+136
SB15M6J3
TOTALS
50/30 FC
(500/300 LUX)
Class III
TOTALS
30/20 FC
(300/200 LUX)
Class IV
TOTALS
50/30 FC
(500/300 LUX)
Class III
TOTALS
30/20 FC
(300/200 LUX)
Class IV
TOTALS
50/30 FC
(500/300 LUX)
Class III
TOTALS
30/20 FC
(300/200 LUX)
Class IV
TOTALS
50/30 FC
(500/300 LUX)
Class III
TOTALS
30/20 FC
(300/200 LUX)
Class IV
TOTALS
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A1
A2
B1
B2
D1
D2
6
A1
A2
B1
B2
D1
D2
6
A1
A2
B1
B2
D1
D2
6
A1
A2
B1
B2
D1
D2
6
A1
A2
B1
B2
D1
D2
6
A1
A2
B1
B2
D1
D2
6
A1
A2
B1
B2
D1
D2
6
A1
A2
B1
B2
D1
D2
6
SB15M4B3
30/20 FC
(300/200 LUX)
Class IV
2
2
1
1
-
4
4
8
8
6.5
6.5
13.0
13.0
6
1
1
12
1
1
4
4
6
-
0
2
2
-
24
3
3
5
5
39.1
4.9
4.9
8.2
8.2
2
1
1
1
1
4
1
1
2
2
2
1
1
6
0
2
2
2
2
8
0
1
1
5
5
1
1
14
1
1
2
2
1
1
8
10
1
1
2
2
6
1
1
2
1
1
3
3
8
1
1
2
2
1
1
8
1
1
4
4
4
4
18
2
2
4
4
2
2
16
3
3
2
2
10
2
2
1
1
6
0
2
2
4
4
12
1
1
2
2
3
3
12
1
1
1
1
4
4
12
1
1
2
2
3
3
12
1
1
1
1
1
1
6
1
1
3
3
8
2
2
2
2
4
4
16
1
1
2
2
3
3
12
4
2
2
4
1
1
2
2
2
4
1
1
2
2
2
4
1
1
2
1
1
2
1
1
2
16
4
4
5
5
4
4
26
3
3
3
3
3
3
18
4
4
6
6
5
5
30
3
3
4
4
4
4
22
4
4
7
7
7
7
36
3
3
5
5
5
5
26
4
4
10
10
7
7
42
3
3
6
6
5
5
28
26.1
6.5
6.5
8.2
8.2
6.5
6.5
42.4
4.9
4.9
4.9
4.9
4.9
4.9
29.3
6.5
6.5
9.8
9.8
8.2
8.2
48.9
4.9
4.9
6.5
6.5
6.5
6.5
35.9
6.5
6.5
11.4
11.4
11.4
11.4
58.7
4.9
4.9
8.2
8.2
8.2
8.2
42.4
6.5
6.5
16.3
16.3
11.4
11.4
68.5
4.9
4.9
9.8
9.8
8.2
8.2
45.6
SB15M6J3ULC
200’ radius
2
2
4
4
SB15M6I3ULC
60’
TOTALS
3
3
SB15M6H3ULC
+35
-40
+205
-10
SB15M6G3ULC
-40
+35
-10
+205
SB15M6F3ULC
60’
60’
60’
60’
SB15M6E3ULC
A1
A2
E1
E2
SB15M6D3ULC
200’ radius
“Y”
SB15M6C3ULC
60’
50/30 FC
(500/300 LUX)
Class III
“X”
Power
(KWA)
SB15M4B3ULC
ID
Nema 3 Nema 4 Nema 5 Nema 6
Total
(B0)
(C0)
(D0)
(E0)
ULC Glare Control 1500 Watt Metal Halide (ULGC)
SB15M4A3ULC
Outfield
SB15M4A3
Infield
Mtg.
Height
Fixture Quantities
Layout #
Field Dimensions
Layout #
Design
Illuminance
(maintained)
infield/outfield
Fixture Quantities
Nema 3 Nema 4 Nema 5 Nema 6
Total
(B0)
(C0)
(D0)
(E0)
Power
(KWA)
1
1
4
4
1
1
4
4
2
2
-
-
4
4
8
8
6.5
6.5
13.0
13.0
10
3
3
10
2
2
4
2
2
-
0
1
1
-
24
3
3
5
5
39.1
4.9
4.9
8.2
8.2
6
1
1
2
1
1
2
2
2
4
0
1
1
2
2
1
1
8
0
1
1
3
3
1
1
10
2
2
1
1
6
4
1
1
3
3
1
1
10
1
1
2
1
1
3
3
3
3
14
1
1
2
2
1
1
8
2
2
5
5
5
5
24
1
1
4
4
2
2
14
7
7
5
5
24
1
1
4
4
2
2
14
4
2
2
2
2
3
3
14
1
1
2
2
3
3
12
2
2
1
1
2
2
10
1
1
2
2
3
3
12
1
1
1
1
4
1
1
1
1
3
3
10
2
2
1
1
6
1
1
2
2
6
2
0
1
1
2
1
1
2
1
1
2
0
1
1
2
1
1
2
1
1
2
16
4
4
5
5
4
4
26
3
3
3
3
3
3
18
4
4
6
6
5
5
30
3
3
4
4
4
4
22
4
4
7
7
7
7
36
3
3
5
5
5
5
26
4
4
10
10
7
7
42
3
3
6
6
5
5
28
26.1
6.5
6.5
8.2
8.2
6.5
6.5
42.4
4.9
4.9
4.9
4.9
4.9
4.9
29.3
6.5
6.5
9.8
9.8
8.2
8.2
48.9
4.9
4.9
6.5
6.5
6.5
6.5
35.9
6.5
6.5
11.4
11.4
11.4
11.4
58.7
4.9
4.9
8.2
8.2
8.2
8.2
42.4
6.5
6.5
16.3
16.3
11.4
11.4
68.5
4.9
4.9
9.8
9.8
8.2
8.2
45.6
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Soccer
Typical Layouts
Pole Location
The number of poles and their locations are determined by the pole setback from the edge of the field. To
prevent glare for the players (especially for pass plays), it is desirable to keep the floodlight aiming to less than
45 degrees either side of the pole. This requires that the pole quantity be increased as the setback decreases.
The setback or pole quantities can change from one side of the field to the other.
Luminaire Mounting Height
The minimum mounting height is designed to keep the floodlights above the normal line of sight used in
running and passing plays. A player will temporarily lose sight of the ball if it passes between him and the
floodlights. All floodlights should be located above a line drawn 30 degrees above the playing surface from
a point 1/3 across the field.
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Standard 1500 Watt Metal Halide (PSFA)
225’
360’
225’
TOTALS
50 FC
(500 LUX)
Class II
TOTALS
50 FC
(500 LUX)
Class II
(50’ SETBACK)
-90
+162.5
+90
+162.5
-162.5
+90
-162.5
-90
4
S1
S2
S3
S4
70’
70’
70’
70’
(50’ SETBACK)
-90
+182.5
+90
+182.5
-182.5
+90
-182.5
-90
4
S1
S2
S3
S4
70’
70’
70’
70’
(70’ SETBACK)
-90
+182.5
+90
+182.5
-182.5
+90
-182.5
-90
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S1
S2
S3
S4
80’
80’
80’
80’
(70’ SETBACK)
-90
+202.5
+90
+202.5
-202.5
+90
-202.5
-90
4
S1
S2
S3
S4
90’
90’
90’
90’
(90’ SETBACK)
-90
+222.5
+90
+222.5
+90
-222.5
- 90
-222.5
TOTALS
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0
-
0
-
19
19
19
76
11
11
11
11
31.0
31.0
31.0
123.9
17.9
17.9
17.9
17.9
28
17
17
17
17
16
3
3
3
3
0
-
0
-
44
20
20
20
20
71.7
32.6
32.6
32.6
32.6
68
11
11
11
11
12
1
1
1
1
0
-
0
-
80
12
12
12
12
130.4
19.6
19.6
19.6
19.6
44
19
19
19
19
4
3
3
3
3
0
-
0
-
48
22
22
22
22
78.2
35.9
35.9
35.9
35.9
76
12
12
12
12
12
2
2
2
2
0
-
0
-
88
14
14
14
14
143.4
22.8
22.8
22.8
22.8
48
21
21
21
21
8
3
3
3
3
0
-
0
-
56
24
24
24
24
91.3
39.1
39.1
39.1
39.1
84
25
25
25
25
12
-
0
-
0
-
96
25
25
25
25
156.5
40.8
40.8
40.8
40.8
100
0
0
0
100
163.0
Power
(KWA)
-
-
-
19
31.0
19
19
19
76
11
11
11
11
0
-
0
-
0
-
19
19
19
76
11
11
11
11
31.0
31.0
31.0
123.9
17.9
17.9
17.9
17.9
44
17
17
17
17
0
3
3
3
3
0
-
0
-
44
20
20
20
20
71.7
32.6
32.6
32.6
32.6
68
11
11
11
11
12
1
1
1
1
0
-
0
-
80
12
12
12
12
130.4
19.6
19.6
19.6
19.6
44
19
19
19
19
4
3
3
3
3
0
-
0
-
48
22
22
22
22
78.2
35.9
35.9
35.9
35.9
76
12
12
12
12
12
2
2
2
2
0
-
0
-
88
14
14
14
14
143.4
22.8
22.8
22.8
22.8
48
21
21
21
21
8
3
3
3
3
0
-
0
-
56
24
24
24
24
91.3
39.1
39.1
39.1
39.1
84
26
26
26
26
12
-
0
-
0
-
96
26
26
26
26
156.5
42.4
42.4
42.4
42.4
104
0
0
0
104
169.5
SS15M4H3ULC
360’
30 FC
(300 LUX)
Class III
70’
70’
70’
70’
8
8
8
32
4
4
4
4
Total
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SS15M4G3ULC
225’
4
S1
S2
S3
S4
11
11
11
44
7
7
7
7
Nema 3 Nema 4 Nema 5 Nema 6
(B0)
(C0)
(D0)
(E0)
SS15M4F3ULC
360’
TOTALS
(30’ SETBACK)
-90
+162.5
+90
+162.5
-162.5
+90
-162.5
-90
31.0
Fixture Quantities
SS15M4E3ULC
225’
70’
70’
70’
70’
19
SS15M4D3ULC
50 FC
(500 LUX)
4
S1
S2
S3
S4
-
SS15M4C3ULC
360’
TOTALS
60’
60’
60’
60’
+90
+142.5
-142.5
+90
-142.5
-90
(30’ SETBACK)
-90
+142.5
+90
+142.5
-142.5
+90
-142.5
-90
-
SS15M4B3ULC
225’
60’
60’
60’
8
SS15M4A3ULC
TOTALS
30 FC
(300 LUX)
Class III
S2
S3
S4
4
S1
S2
S3
S4
11
SS15M4H3
360’
50 FC
(500 LUX)
Class II
+142.5
SS15M4G3
225’
-90
Power
(KWA)
SS15M4F3
360’
TOTALS
60’
Total
SS15M4E3
225’
S1
Nema 3 Nema 4 Nema 5 Nema 6
(B0)
(C0)
(D0)
(E0)
SS15M4D3
360’
30 FC
(300 LUX)
Class III
“Y”
SS15M4A3
TOTALS
“X”
SS15M4C3
225’
Mtg.
Height
SS15M4B3
360’
50 FC
(500 LUX)
Class II
ID
ULC Glare Control 1500 Watt Metal Halide (ULGC)
Fixture Quantities
Layout #
Length Width
Poles
Layout #
Design
Illuminance
(maintained)
Field
Dimensions
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Sports Lighting
Football
Typical Layouts
Luminaire Selection
No individual floodlight should produce more than the average design illumination level at any point on the
field. Floodlights with too narrow beam type will cause hot spots and poor uniformity. The beam type
selection, therefore, is always a function of the light level and the pole setback. This is the reason why fixtures
from different manufacturers cannot be relied on to produce the same light levels or uniformity.
Aiming Diagrams
Individual aiming diagrams are available for each recommended system. Where the setback is different on the
two sides of the field, order the diagrams for each setback and aim each side accordingly. Recommendations
for higher light levels or for TV lighting should be referred to the Application Engineering unit at the factory.
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Standard 1500 Watt Metal Halide (PSFA)
70’
70’
70’
70’
(70’ SETBACK)
-90
+150
+90
+150
+90
-150
-90
-150
4
F1
F2
F3
F4
80’
80’
80’
80’
(70’ SETBACK)
-90
+170
+90
+170
+90
-170
-90
-170
4
F1
F2
F3
F4
80’
80’
80’
80’
(90’ SETBACK)
-90
+170
+90
+170
+90
-170
-90
-170
4
F1
F2
F3
F4
90’
90’
90’
90’
(90’ SETBACK)
-90
+190
+90
+190
+90
-190
-90
-190
4
F1
F2
F3
F4
90’
90’
90’
90’
(110’ SETBACK)
-90
+190
+90
+190
+90
-190
-90
-190
4
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6
6
6
6
0
-
0
-
32
15
15
15
15
52.2
24.5
24.5
24.5
24.5
36
6
6
6
6
24
3
3
3
3
0
-
0
-
60
9
9
9
9
97.8
14.7
14.7
14.7
14.7
24
16
16
16
16
12
0
0
0
0
0
-
0
-
36
16
16
16
16
58.7
26.1
26.1
26.1
26.1
64
10
10
10
10
0
-
0
-
0
-
64
10
10
10
10
104.3
16.3
16.3
16.3
16.3
40
17
17
17
17
0
-
0
-
0
-
40
17
17
17
17
65.2
27.7
27.7
27.7
27.7
68
10
10
10
10
0
-
0
-
0
-
68
10
10
10
10
110.8
16.3
16.3
16.3
16.3
40
19
19
19
19
0
-
0
-
0
-
40
19
19
19
19
65.2
31.0
31.0
31.0
31.0
76
11
11
11
11
0
-
0
-
0
-
76
11
11
11
11
123.9
17.9
17.9
17.9
17.9
44
0
0
0
44
71.7
-
13
13
13
13
21.2
21.2
21.2
21.2
12
2
2
2
2
40
6
6
6
6
0
-
0
-
52
8
8
8
8
84.8
13.0
13.0
13.0
13.0
8
9
9
9
9
24
6
6
6
6
0
-
0
-
32
15
15
15
15
52.2
24.5
24.5
24.5
24.5
36
7
7
7
7
24
2
2
2
2
0
-
0
-
60
9
9
9
9
97.8
14.7
14.7
14.7
14.7
28
16
16
16
16
8
-
0
-
0
-
36
16
16
16
16
58.7
26.1
26.1
26.1
26.1
64
10
10
10
10
0
-
0
-
0
-
64
10
10
10
10
104.3
16.3
16.3
16.3
16.3
40
18
18
18
18
0
-
0
-
0
-
40
18
18
18
18
65.2
29.3
29.3
29.3
29.3
72
11
11
11
11
0
-
0
-
0
-
72
11
11
11
11
117.4
17.9
17.9
17.9
17.9
44
20
20
20
20
0
-
0
-
0
-
44
20
20
20
20
71.7
32.6
32.6
32.6
32.6
FB15M4J3ULC
TOTALS
4
F1
F2
F3
F4
4
9
9
9
9
-
FB15M4I3ULC
30 FC
(300 LUX)
Class III
(50’ SETBACK)
-90
+150
+90
+150
+90
-150
-90
-150
84.8
13.0
13.0
13.0
13.0
10
10
10
10
FB15M4H3ULC
TOTALS
70’
70’
70’
70’
52
8
8
8
8
3
3
3
3
FB15M4G3ULC
50 FC
(500 LUX)
Class II
4
F1
F2
F3
F4
0
-
Power (KWA)
FB15M4F3ULC
TOTALS
(50’ SETBACK)
-90
+130
+90
+130
+90
-130
-90
-130
0
-
Total
FB15M4E3ULC
30 FC
(300 LUX)
Class III
60’
60’
60’
60’
40
7
7
7
7
Nema 6
(E0)
FB15M4D3ULC
TOTALS
4
F1
F2
F3
F4
12
1
1
1
1
Nema 5
(D0)
FB15M4C3ULC
50 FC
(500 LUX)
Class II
(‘30’ SETBACK)
-90
+130
+90
+130
+90
-130
-90
-130
21.2
21.2
21.2
21.2
Nema 4
(C0)
80
12
12
12
12
0
-
0
-
0
-
80
12
12
12
12
130.4
19.6
19.6
19.6
19.6
48
0
0
0
48
78.2
FB15M4B3ULC
TOTALS
60’
60’
60’
60’
13
13
13
13
Fixture Quantities
Nema 3
(B0)
FB15M4A3ULC
30 FC
(300 LUX)
Class III
4
F1
F2
F3
F4
-
Layout #
TOTALS
(‘30’ SETBACK)
-90
+110
+90
+110
+90
-110
-90
-110
-
FB15M4E3
50 FC
(500 LUX)
Class II
60’
60’
60’
60’
10
10
10
10
FB15M4J3
TOTALS
4
F1
F2
F3
F4
3
3
3
3
FB15M4I3
30 FC
(300 LUX)
Class III
+110
+110
-110
-110
Power (KWA)
FB15M4H3
TOTALS
-90
+90
+90
-90
Total
FB15M4G3
50 FC
(500 LUX)
Class II
60’
60’
60’
60’
Nema 6
(E0)
FB15M4F3
TOTALS
F1
F2
F3
F4
Nema 5
(D0)
FB15M4D3
30 FC
(300 LUX)
Class III
“Y”
Nema 4
(C0)
FB15M4C3
TOTALS
“X”
Nema 3
(B0)
FB15M4B3
50 FC
(500 LUX)
Class II
ID
Mtg.
Height
ULC Glare Control 1500 Watt Metal Halide (ULGC)
Fixture Quantities
FB15M4A3
Design Illuminance
(maintained)
Layout #
Poles
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Tennis
TYPICAL LAYOUTS
Pole Location
Pole locations are selected to produce uniform lighting on the entire play area while accenting the court area.
Three poles per side produce the best results. These locations produce lighting on all sides of the ball through
the entire length of the playing area. The pole height is selected to produce good uniformity and minimum glare
for the number of courts to be lighted.
Two poles per side can also be used. A four-pole system (2/side) has a lower cost but does not produce as
high a light level at the net or on the back court. The uniformity is also not as good. Contact the Application
Engineering department at the factory for designs using three poles per side. Metal halide systems can
be used on singles phase circuits. If HPS is used, three-phase power is suggested to eliminate stroboscopic
effect. Coin-operated systems must make provisions for restrike and warm-up time required for HID systems.
Aiming Diagrams
The floodlight aiming is designed to provide the highest levels on the playing surface especially at the net.
The illumination levels and uniformity are based on the average of all test stations.
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Tennis
Court Information
Design
Illuminance
(maintained)
30 FC
(300 lux)
1 COURT
Width
Length
Layout #
60’
120’
TN10M1A3
Standard 1000 Watt Metal Halide (PSFA)
Poles
ID
Mtg.
Height
“X”
T1
30’
-30
T2
30’
+30
T3
30’
+30
T4
30’
-30
TOTALS
4
60’
120’ TN10M1B3
T1
30’
-30
50 FC
(500 LUX)
T2
30’
+30
1 COURT
T3
30’
+30
T4
30’
-30
TOTALS
4
T1
40’
-54
108’
120’ TN10M2A3
30 FC
(300 lux)
T2
40’
+54
2 COURT
T3
40’
+54
T4
40’
-54
TOTALS
4
T1
40’
-54
50 FC
108’
120’ TN10M2B3
(500 LUX)
T2
40’
+54
2 COURT
T3
40’
+54
T4
40’
-54
TOTALS
4
156’
120’ TN10M3A3
T1
40’
-78
30 FC
(300 lux)
T2
40’
+78
3 COURT
T3
40’
+78
T4
40’
-78
TOTALS
4
T1
40’
-78
50 FC
156’
120’ TN10M3B3
(500 LUX)
T2
40’
+78
3 COURT
T3
40’
+78
T4
40’
-78
TOTALS
4
204’
120’ TN10M4A3
T1
50’
-102
30 FC
(300 lux)
T2
50’
+102
4 COURT
T3
50’
+102
T4
50’
-102
TOTALS
4
204’
120’ TN10M4B3
T1
50’
-102
50 FC
(500 LUX)
T2
50’
+102
4 COURT
T3
50’
+102
T4
50’
-102
TOTALS
4
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+39
+39
-39
-39
+39
+39
-39
-39
+39
+39
-39
-39
+39
+39
-39
-39
+60
+60
-60
-60
+60
+60
-60
-60
+60
+60
-60
-60
+60
+60
-60
-60
Fixture Quantities
Nema 3 Nema 4 Nema 5 Nema 6
(B0)
(C0)
(D0)
(E0)
0
0
0
0
1
1
1
1
4
1
1
1
1
4
1
1
1
1
4
2
2
2
2
8
0
0
0
1
1
1
1
4
2
2
2
2
8
4
4
4
4
16
3
3
3
3
12
5
5
5
5
20
0
0
2
2
2
2
8
2
2
2
2
8
0
0
0
0
2
2
2
2
8
3
3
3
3
12
0
0
0
0
0
0
Total
Power
(KWA)
2
2
2
2
8
3
3
3
3
12
2
2
2
2
8
3
3
3
3
12
3
3
3
3
12
5
5
5
5
20
4
4
4
4
16
7
7
7
7
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2.2
2.2
2.2
2.2
8.8
3.3
3.3
3.3
3.3
13.2
2.2
2.2
2.2
2.2
8.8
3.3
3.3
3.3
3.3
13.2
3.3
3.3
3.3
3.3
13.2
5.5
5.5
5.5
5.5
22.0
4.4
4.4
4.4
4.4
17.6
7.7
7.7
7.7
7.7
30.8
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Sports Lighting
Indoor Sports Lighting
APPLICATIONS
For 15 to 35 ft. (5 to 11 meter) applications requiring high efficiency
and the need for low glare
VB5 VersabeamTM Luminaire
High Bay or Low Bay, Enclosed – Surface Mount
Optical Series
SPECIFICATION FEATURES
• Refractor with combination of reflecting and
refracting prisms for high efficiency and good
brightness control
• Symmetrical heavy-duty die-cast aluminum
ballast housing with
electrocoat gray or white polyester paint finish
• Ceramic and pulse start system available for
metal halide
• NuVationTM HID electronic ballast available
(shown)
VBE VersabeamTM
NuVationTM
Surface-Mount Series
OG5 OmniglowTM 400 Luminaire
Low Bay, Enclosed - Disconnect Mount Series
SPECIFICATION FEATURES
• Borosilicate prismatic glass reflector with bright
zinc-plated, corrosion resistant steel frame
NuVationTM
• High “up light” reduces cave effect
Disconnect
Series
• Symmetrical heavy-duty die-cast aluminum
ballast housing with electrocoat gray or white
polyester paint finish
• Ceramic and pulse start system available for metal halide
• NuVationTM HID electronic ballast available (shown)
OGE Omniglow® 400
OG5 GHB® Prismatic Luminaire
Low Bay, Enclosed
SPECIFICATION FEATURES
• Symmetrical heavy duty die-cast aluminum ballast housing with
electrocoat gray or white polyester paint finish
• UV stabilized acrylic reflector
• Single casting integral hook/loop and mounting plate is available
• Symmetrical heavy-duty die-cast aluminum ballast housing with
electrocoat gray or white polyester paint finish
• Ceramic and pulse start system available for metal halide
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Gymnasium Lighting
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•
•
•
Innovative products
Highest quality
Numerous choices
Fixtures for a variety of mounting heights
and applications
• Easy installation and minimum maintenance
GE Lighting Systems can help you light any type of
indoor sports facility including: basketball; volleyball
and tennis courts; exercise and weight rooms; and
swimming pools. Following are detailed layouts
and design data for lighting basketball courts. The
lighting designs are also appropriate for volleyball
gymnastics, wrestling, physical education classes,
and indoor recreational soccer. They offer a choice
of three top-quality products:
TM
GE Versabeam Luminaire
GE GP5– GHB® Luminaire
GE OmniglowTM Luminaire
These design recommendations apply to high
school, elementary school, club, and recreational
basketball courts, as well as small college
gymnasiums where video and still cameras are
used for teaching or for local news. Larger college
athletic facilities will require higher light levels to
accommodate broadcast quality television coverage. Consult your GE representative or the factory
for information on these types of applications.
This design guide features metal halide lamps,
which we consider the best choice for gymnasium
lighting. For applications where saving energy
is the main consideration, GE can supply high
pressure sodium (HPS) lighting systems.
GE Lighting Systems also designs and manufactures
a range of high intensity discharge (HID) fixtures
suitable for outdoor sports facilities, as well as area,
industrial, hazardous, roadway and security lighting
applications.
Design Guide
This design guide includes information pertinent
to the layouts on the following pages. Reference
this page along with the appropriate layout and
luminaire specifications for a complete lighting
design package. Consult GE Lighting Systems for
luminaire and accessory ordering numbers.
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These layouts assume a ceiling height of 25 feet.
Recommended minimum mounting height to
the bottom of the luminaire is 22 feet above the
finished floor.
For gymnasiums, room surface finishes should have
reasonable reflectance. Minimum wall and
ceiling reflectances should be used. Reflectances
are listed in the standard order: ceiling/wall/floor.
Designs include a light loss factor (LLF) which is
the combined effect on light output of lamp lumen
depreciation (LLD) and luminaire dirt depreciation
(LDD).
Data shown is for fixtures using a 44,000-lumen
400-watt metal halide lamp with a rated life of
20,000 hours. It is based on a medium dirt
environment after 8,000 hours of lamp operation
(40% of life) at an average of 10 hours per start.
Thus, foot-candle (fc) levels given are maintained, as
recommended by IESNA. They are average fc (i.e.,
the average of all measured points on the court)
and are based on measurements computed 3’ off
the floor. Test points for measuring light levels
are on a 15’ by 15’ grid, with the first test point not
more that 7.5’ from the out of bounds line.
The ballast employed for the design is a NuVationTM
Electronic. There are other types of ballasts and
400-watt metal halide lamps which are suitable for
gymnasiums. Metal halide lamp technology is
changing rapidly, particularly with 400-watt lamps,
so be aware of the choices available. High pressure
sodium lamps can be used for gymnasiums when
color is not critical.
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Sports Lighting
Gymnasium Lighting
Design data on page 26 is for a 44,000lumen 400-watt metal halide pulse start lamp
in a medium dirt environment after 8,000
hours of operation (40% of the 20,000-hour
rated life) at an average of 10 hours per start.
The ballast is NuVationTM Electronic HID.
In gymnasium applications, GE recommends
flexible mounting on a hook and loop to
minimize the risk of damage if a luminaire is
struck by a moving ball. Safety chains
should be used for each ballast housing and
for each optical assembly.
Gymnasium Lighting with
Versabeam Luminaires
The enclosed and gasketed GE Versabeam
Luminaire projects light efficiently to both
horizontal and vertical planes, with more
downward efficiency than other luminaires
intended for low to medium mounting
heights. This attractive luminaire offers low
glare, but with enough uplight for acceptable
ceiling brightness. The rugged acrylic
refractor is impact resistant. The luminaire
may be remotely ballasted.
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Design Data
Basketball court: 94’ by 50’
Lamp: 400-watt metal halide pulse start
NuVationTM Ballast
Mounting height: 22’
Illuminance levels: average maintained foot-candles
LLF = 0.79: LLD = 0.85 and LDD = 0.93
Uniformity: maximum/minimum (max/min)
Fixture Spacing Criterion: 1.7
Illumination Engineering of North America (IESNA)
Illumination Recommendations
Application
Horizontal:
Foot-candles (fc)/Maintained
Uniformity:
Maximum/Minimum
Basketball:
High School
75
2.1
Elementary
50
3.0
Club
50
3.0
Recreational
30
3.0
Gymnastics
30
2.5
Volleyball
30
3.5
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Gymnasium Lighting
Court Layouts
Room reflectances: 50/30/20
Dotted circles indicate luminaire positions. Layouts given are suggestions only. Luminaires should be mounted
over the court, in a fairly uniform pattern, but placement is not critical. No matter what the spacing is, the
average light level will remain about the same so long as the suggested number of luminaires is used, and all
are over the court.
Light level data applies just to the court, but no
additional lighting is needed in the gym if the
area around the court does not extend further
than 5’ at each basket end and 30’ along the
side lines. Larger rooms may require additional
luminaires.
Room reflectances: 50/30/20.
(These multiple court designs are generally
for newer facilities, so ceiling reflectances are
higher.)
8 Luminaires – 32 fc; uniformity 1.3 max/min*
Room size: 140’ wide by 130’ long.
Room consists of center main court and two
cross-wise practice courts. Eliminate or add
luminaires for different size rooms.
Luminaire: VersabeamTM with NuVationTM electronic
ballast with pulse start metal halide VBU.*
14 Luminaires – 55 fc; uniformity 1.4 max/min*
24 Luminaires – 87 fc; uniformity 1.3 max/min*
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36 Luminaires – 22’x 22’ spacing
Main court: 59 fc; uniformity 1.2 max/min*
Practice courts: 59 fc; uniformity 1.2 max/min*
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Parking Area Lighting
Area Lighting
Area Lighting Placement
General Rules of Thumb
Areas lighted from central locations can be more
economical but periphery locations are also
desirable to provide needed visibility at entrances
and exits, and on each side of three-dimensional
objects.
Interior Poles
x=mounting height
If corner locations are not used, the distance from
any side locations to the edge of the area should
not exceed twice the mounting height (2X). The
distance between poles should be no more than 4X.
Perimeter Poles
Parking Areas, Entrances & Roadways
CriterionTM Area Lighting
APPLICATIONS
• Walkways, parking lots and area lighting
where reduced glare is desired
Criterion
®
Decashield Luminaire
APPLICATIONS
• Parking lots, walkways, driveways, tennis
courts, and parkway lighting
• 175W, 400W, or 1000W styles available
M-400 Luminaire
APPLICATIONS
• For access roads, street, highway, parking
lot and area lighting
Decashield
Other fixture designs are available –
contact sales agent
M-400
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Walkway Lighting
Area Lighting
Walkways & Trails
StreetDreams® AveryTM
Decashield® 175
APPLICATIONS
• Parking areas, roadways and walkways
• Access roads, paths
• IESNA cutoff optics available
APPLICATIONS
• Walkways, trails, pathways and
parking areas
StreetDreams® Pendant Mount Series
StreetDreams® VandermoreTM
APPLICATIONS
• Parking areas, roadways and walkways
• Access roads, walkways and paths
(StreetDreams® - Lenoir Pendant Shown)
APPLICATIONS
• Parking areas, roadways and walkways
• Access roads, paths
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Flood & Wall Lighting
Area Lighting
Floodlighting Building Facades
Decaflood® 400
SBF, SBN Powerflood® Floodlight
APPLICATIONS
• Parking lots, building security, building
facade, floodlighting applications
• Engineered for situations requiring high
performance and varied optics.
APPLICATIONS
• Signage, facades, landscape lighting,
building mounted focal points,
flag lighting
• Ideal for situations where an easy-toconceal floodlight with either wide beam
or narrow beam photometrics is needed
Wall Lighting for Security
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CriterionTM Wall Luminaire
Wallighter 175 Luminaire
APPLICATIONS
• Building perimeter security, high-activity
entrances
• Full cut-off to limit light trespass
• Wall mounted luminaire applications where
high light levels and low glare are required
APPLICATIONS
• Building perimeters, entrances,
walkways
• Area lighting applications with
vandal-resistant polycarbonate
refractor
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Pavillon & Wall Lighting/Glare Control
Area Lighting
Pavillon & Canopy Lighting
JR. VersabeamTM
APPLICATIONS
• For clear lighting in your parks’ pavilions and canopies
• Indoors, the Jr. VersabeamTM is ideal for hallways, locker
rooms, restrooms and concession areas
• HID or CFL available
Wall Lighting
Glare Control
Skygard™
Unit
WallmountTM
Vandal-Resistant Luminaire
APPLICATIONS
• Office and shopping complexes,
malls, parking garages, motels,
condominiums
• Wall or ceiling mounted applications
where a vandal-proof luminaire is
needed
• Tamper-resistant screws
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Standard
Outdoor
Area Lighting
Skygard® 201SA Unit Pack
APPLICATIONS
• For outdoor work yards, equipment buildings,
suburban developments, rural homes and yards
where reduced glare and full cutoff lighting is
required.
SPECIFICATION FEATURES
• Reduces glare and light trespass
• Complete unit pack in one package standard:
includes hood, optical, lamp, PE control, prewired
cable and mounting hardware
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Sports Lighting
The following represents a partial lisiting of completed sports projects by GE Lighting
Systems.
Parks:
Kaneohe Park District
Lipscomb Civitan
Ballpark
Aala Park
Whalen Field
Waggoner Park
Melrose Park
Selma Park
Jackson Park
Wagon Wheel Park
Rutherford County
Parkwest Rec Cmplx
Faulkner Park
Highland Park
Coleman Park
Metro Parks & Rec
Shenandoah Park
LaSierra Skate Park
Moss Wright Park
Richmond Park
City of Vero Beach
Smith Baseball Field
Greenville Park
Cartersville Park
Etheridge Park
Wyomia Tyus Park
Columbus Park
Cloverleaf Park
Ben Hill Park
Lake Park Arena
Portland Park
Andy Brown Park
North American College
Facilities:
Arizona State University
The Citadel
Cotton Bowl
East Carolina State University
Furman University
Hofstra University
Gator Bowlv
Legion Field, Birmingham
Michigan State University
Mississippi State University
New Mexico State University
North Carolina State University
Oklahoma State University
Oregon State University
Princeton University
Rice Institute
Rutgers University
Skidmore College
State University of New York
Sun Bowl
Syracuse University
Texas Tech University
University of Alabama
University of Arizona
University of California, Los Angeles
University of Illinois
University of Maryland
University of Missouri
University of Nevada
University of North Carolina
University of Oregon
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Mullaney Park
Spain Park
Blackwater Rec Ctr
Nosotros Park
Vierra East Park
City of Charleston
Northdale Park
Pals Park
Benton Ridge Park
Reistertown Regional
Park
Meadowood Park
Fields
Halifax Rec
Hana Ballpark
Lakeshore Park
Lamar Co Rec Dept
Caldwell Park
Covington Youth Sports
Dorton Park
Columbus Cty
Parks/Rec
Plainsman Park
Wilmington State Park
Mullins Park
Eastside Park
Helder Park
Clayton Park
Floyd Bennett Field
Millers Pond Park
Montgomery Park
Eastern Regional Pk
Eastside Park
Thompson Parks & Rec
Grant Park
Greenfield Park
Greenroad Park
Rancho Etiwanda Park
Los Encinos Park
Stinson Park
Davis Park
Grayson Park
IPES Road Park
Warner Park
Grayson Park
...and many, many
more
University of South Carolina
University of Tennessee
University of Virginia
University of Washington
Vanderbilt University
Virginia Military Institute
Western Carolina State University
Wichita State University
North American Professional Facilities
Anahiem Stadium – Anahiem Angels
Arrowhead Football Stadium
(original and relight ) – Kansas City Chiefs
Bowie Field, Maryland
Bradley Arena, Milwaukee
Busch Stadium - St. Louis Cardinals
Camden Yards – Baltimore Orioles
Candlestick Park – San Francisco 49ers
Cenergy Field – Cincinnati Reds
Cleveland Browns Stadium (old and new stadium)
Coors Field – Colorado Rockies
Cowboy Stadium Dallas Cowboys
Fenway Park – Boston Red Sox
Fulton County Stadium – Atlanta Braves
Gund Arena, Cleveland
Houston Astros
Hubert Humphrey Metrodome – Minnesota Twins
Jack Murphy Stadium – San Diego Chargers
Jacobs Field – Cleveland Indians
Jaguar’s Stadium – Jacksonville Jaguars
Kaufman Stadium (original and relight) – Kansas City Royals
Los Angeles Coliseum – LA Rams
MeadowLands – NY Giants and Jets home field
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Memorial Park, Las Vegas
Miami Arena
Mile High Stadium – Denver Broncos
(original and new stadium)
Molson Centre, Montreal
Oakland Coliseum – Oakland Raiders
PAC BELL Park – San Francisco Giants
PNC Ballpark – Pittsburgh Pirates
Paul Brown Stadium – Cincinnati Bengals
Philadelphia Eagles
Philadelphia Phillies
Qual Comm Park – San Diego padres
Ralph Wilson Stadium – Buffalo Bills
(original and relight)
Richfield Coliseum, Cleveland
Safeco Field – Seattle Mariners
Sam Houston Track, Houston
San Diego Padres
Sun Devil’s Stadium – Phoenix Cardinals
Tropicana Dome – Devil Rays
Wrigley Field – Chicago Cubs
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OLP-2736A
(40K) 06/2007