A sophisticated combination of natural light, energy-efficient LEDs and controls have helped the new Sainsbury Wellcome Centre for Neural Circuits and Behaviour at University College London to achieve a Breeam ‘Excellent’ rating.
The Society of Light and Lighting has announced that it is set to unveil the long-awaited new version of LG2: Lighting for Healthcare Premises publication.
A circadian-rhythm controlled light at a nursing home in Denmark has cut nocturnal ‘unrest’ and led to a ‘happier and more peaceful’ environment, say centre managers.
A record grant has been awarded to a leading scientist to discover the secrets of the links between lighting and health.
A state-of-the-art intensive care unit in a Barcelona hospital features lighting whose spectral output can be tuned to exactly match natural daylight.
The UK’s National Health Service has awarded a number of contracts to suppliers to upgrade lighting from fluorescent to LED.
Coloured lighting has been installed in a Danish hospital as senior medics believe it can help clinical staff make more accurate diagnoses.
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A major hospital has installed so-called circadian lighting to set the sleep-wake cycles of patients.