Requires buildings to have sufficient artificial light to safeguard people from injury.
This clause requires spaces within buildings used by people to be provided with adequate artificial lighting to allow safe movement.
It requires illuminance of no less than 20 lux at floor level in exitways, access routes and common spaces within buildings (clause F6 Visibility in escape routes applies in the event of main lighting failure).
Record of amendments is a record of changes to the acceptable solutions, verification methods and handbooks.
Building Code Regulations
The Building Code is published in Schedule 1 of the Building Regulations 1992.
The Building Code clauses include objectives, functional requirements and performance criteria. These are mandatory provisions that all new building work must comply with.
The acceptable solutions and verification methods provided on this page are deemed to comply with Building Code clause G8.
Clause G8 — Artificial light