The WELL Building Standard is rapidly gaining traction in Europe. But how can the lighting comply? Here Building Research Establishment lighting expert Cosmin Ticleanu explains all.
THE BUSINESS case for internet-connected lighting has now been established, the chief of CBRE Global Workplace Solutions Rick Jacobs has stated.
If your workspace is still lit using 4 x 18W T8 fluorescent or 3 x 16W T5 fluorescent units, you should change them NOW.
The first certified mass-market Li-Fi drivers are set to be introduced to the lighting industry at LuxLive in November, Lux can reveal.
Working nights is notoriously bad for your health – it’s been linked with chronic disorders such as cardiovascular disease and even cancer. Blame has fallen on the disruption to the sleep-wake cycle, which is set by light. So scientists are now asking: can clever lighting help?
Thinking of upgrading your lighting? Don’t do anything until you’ve checked out the 10 mistakes that most people make with new LED lighting.
Workplaces are deceptively difficult places to light well. They are also one of the few categories of lighting with solid restrictions on light level and do’s and don’ts. Few will suffer if your building façade is lit to 20 lux not 50; make a similar mistake in the workplace and you have a lawsuit on your hands.
Office workers who receive bright light in the morning have better sleep and lower levels of stress than those who receive low light levels, scientists have discovered.