Technical Assignments

The Lighting Proposal Memo is a description of the four spaces proposed for the lighting and electrical analysis of the National Intrepid Center of Excellence. The area uses, material details, and drawings are presented.

Lighting Proposal Memo


The following report provides a comprehensive analysis of the lighting design implemented in the National Intrepid Center of Excellence.  A general building critique is formulated, followed by the existing spatial and lighting conditions of four distinct spaces.  These spaces consist of the following:  exterior facade along Palmer Road South, lobby area from the vestibule to the reception desk, auditorium, and the open physical therapy, occupational therapy, and therapy waiting area.  The current lighting designs are recorded along with specifically created design criteria for each space.  A final evaluation and critique is available for each area.

Technical Report 1


The following report provides a thorough analysis and description of the special characteristics of the electrical systems, including a summary of the total building electrical loads.  A single-line diagram of the existing electrical distribution system was created for a complete understanding of the layout.  Various communication systems are also briefly explained. Upon analysis of the lighting, receptacle, mechanical, and other architectural loads, the service entrance size was determined and compared to the actual system.

Technical Report 2


The following report provides the schematic lighting design and concepts for the four spaces to be redeisigned. The presentation explains the theme, concepts, and criteria through the use of visual graphics and details. The information will be presented to lighting designers at Lutron on December 11, 2008.

Technical Report 3 - PPT

Technical Report 3 - PDF






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Note: While great efforts have been taken to provide accurate and complete information on the pages of CPEP, please be aware that the information contained herewith is considered a work‐in‐progress for this thesis project. Modifications and changes related to the original building designs and construction methodologies for this senior thesis project are solely the interpretation of Christine Clowes. Changes and discrepancies in no way imply that the original design contained errors or was flawed. Differing assumptions, code references, requirements, and methodologies have been incorporated into this thesis project; therefore, investigation results may vary from the original design.