There are a lot of important factors when choosing the right light fixture. We really care about the selections such as lumens per watt, color temperatures but how about light distribution?
The importance of distribution of light is actually in the fixture itself. With the correct distribution of light, you can lower fixture counts and get a better sustainable project. Determining a luminaire’s light distribution can be also a key consideration.
Light distribution is basically the projected pattern of light which is fixture can distribute onto a surface. Fixtures are available in wide variety of distribution patterns, from uniformly diffuse to highly directional, narrow beams.
The effect and diffusion of light vary according to the beam of light. We can collect this issue in 7 ways;
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Architectural Lighting by M. David Egan and Victor W. Olgyay