Lighting System Level In The Dewan Sri Mas, Politeknik Sultan Abdul Halim Mu’adzam Shah (POLIMAS), Jitra, Kedah
This study is carried out to analyze the level of the lighting system in the Dewan Sri Mas which is a multi-purpose hall at the Politeknik Sultan Abdul Halim Mu’adzam Shah (POLIMAS), Jitra, Kedah. The study involves the collection of data employing the use of a luxmeter (an instrument to measure lighting levels) to determine the level of lighting in afore-mentioned multi-purpose hall. From the required number of the luxmeter readings, a series of calculations is carried out to determine the amount of lighting in the space in the hall. The result from the calculations will determine whether the level of lighting for the hall in the Dewan Sri Mas, POLIMAS, has been achieved to the required standard for a multi-purpose hall or otherwise. The overall results have shown that the level of lighting in the Dewan Sri Mas, POLIMAS has met with the required specifications set out by the Jabatan Standard Malaysia (2014a). The specifications therein for a multi-purpose hall is in the range of 300 - 500 lux. The lighting level achieved for the front area of the hall is 352.40 lux. The lighting level achieved on the stage is 281.0 lux and has also satisfied the minimum requirements set by the Jabatan Standard Malaysia at a level of 100 lux.