The lighting in a new office building in Frankfurt is monitoring how well the space is being used.
The latest ‘human centric’ office lighting installation is believed to be the biggest ever attempted in Europe.
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 installation of human-centric lighting at the office of the property company CBRE has boosted productivity by 18 per cent, results of an experiment show.
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.