Beyond the Ceiling: Healthy Lighting for Hospitals by Craig DiLouie - Energy Watch News


Beyond the Ceiling: Healthy Lighting for Hospitals by Craig DiLouie

Lighting systems have historically been designed for visual performance and comfort, but science tells us light plays a major role in synchronizing the human circadian system. The growing understanding of the relationship between light and circadian health is giving rise to a new lighting trend: circadian lighting. Hospitals present a particularly interesting application. This is an environment specifically designed to promote health where managers are concerned both with the well-being of workers and their patients. The 2012 Commercial Building Energy Consumption Study, conducted by the U.S. Department of Energy, estimated there were 10,000 inpatient healthcare buildings in the United States, representing about 2.4 billion square feet. https://www.ecmag.com/section/lighting/beyond-ceiling-healthy-lighting-hospitals

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