New Website from LRC: Lighting Patterns for Healthy Buildings

To assist lighting designers and specifiers in selecting quality lighting that supports healthy living. Lighting affects peoples’ visual, circadian, and perceptual systems. A 24-hour lighting scheme, first proposed by Mariana Figueiro in 2008 for older adults, augments lighting design by

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What’s Trendy in Lighting by Jeff Gavin

Intelligent Lighting Commits to Efficiency, Connectivity and Health. Multifunctional sensors, networked wireless controls accessible from mobile devices, and, yes, LEDs are trends that picked up steam this year. These interconnected technologies will be transformational for the electrical contractor (EC). Most

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The Smart Ario Lamp Will Keep Your Brain On Schedule and Make Your Day

Watch the video… According to Ario, our daily light exposure has serious implications for “sleep, mood, immune system, weight management, and overall well-being.” Basically, certain light temperatures trigger our brains to release certain hormones — a cool biological trick that

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OSRAM Opto: Future Is Bright for LED Components in Wearable Application

The emerging “Quantified Self” trend involves people monitoring, managing and tracking their health and wellbeing through digitalized biomedical information. Equipped with optical sensors, wearable devices such as smart watches and smartbands help consumers collect and measure different biological indicators and

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DOE Updates MSSLC LED Luminaire Spec, Issues Fact Sheet on Light and Health

The US DOE has released V2.0 of the “Model specification for LED roadway luminaires” that is meant for use by members of the DOE’s Municipal Solid-State Street Lighting Consortium (MSSLC) in LED street-light specification projects. The agency also recently released

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DOE Publishes Fact Sheet on LED Lighting and Health

The U.S. Department of Energy published a fact sheet that looks at what’s known about the effects of lighting on human health, with specific reference to LEDs. In Lighting for Health: LEDs in the New Age of Illumination, based on

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DOE Publishes Fact Sheet on LED Lighting and Health

Entitled Lighting for Health: LEDs in the New Age of Illumination, it’s based on a recent article by 14 leading researchers, which appeared in the journal Trends in Neurosciences. Recent research has greatly advanced our understanding that light not only

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