- Sports lighting concerns not only large stadiums but also the thousands of local recreation facilities in our communities. It is more than just floodlighting. It is about how we use light to create appropriate environments, both for televised and recreational activity. There are innumerable varieties of sports, viz. summer and winter, indoor and outdoor, day and night, etc.
- The level and type of sports defines the role of lighting, recreational, amateur or professional levels each demanding specific lighting criteria.
- Lighting criteria that ensures good lighting in sports facilities are Horizontal & vertical luminance, lighting uniformity, Glare restriction, Modeling & shadows, Colour appearance and colour rendering.