Break out spaces

Break Out Spaces

Breakout spaces usually have a relaxed, almost domestic ambience, and are often used for informal meetings. Illumination levels should be lower than the general office spaces, and using feature luminaires helps create a more relaxed atmosphere.

Illumination levels

Extract from CIBSE: SLL Lighting Handbook 2018

Space Recommended maintained illuminance (lux) Recommended maintained illuminance for special situations (lux)
Break Rooms 200
(general)
19
(on serving and preparation areas)
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