27-02-2020 Guidance on 2019 Changes to Lighting Rules in California
California’s 2019 lighting standards and regulations went into effect January 1, 2020. The 2019 changes include updates to both the Appliance Efficiency Regulations and Building Energy Efficiency...
25-02-2020 Transparent Material Considerations for UV Optics in Horticultural Lighting Applications
Advancements in UV LED technology have begun changing the horticultural lighting landscape. Research is still ongoing to discover the extent of benefits and best practices of using UV light in...
10-02-2020 IALD Launches New Guidelines for Manufacturers for WELL Rating Systems
HELPING LIGHTING DESIGNERS MORE EASILY MEET THE WELL BUILDING STANDARD CRITERIA CHICAGO, IL USA, 14 JANUARY 2020 | The International Association of Lighting Designers (IALD), the leading global...
04-02-2020 EU publishes directive, regulations for Clean Energy Package
After giving the final green light for its clean energy package in late May, the European Commission has published two important documents in the Official Journal of the European Union that will...
30-01-2020 Research Confirms that Light Pollution Can Suppress Melatonin Production in Humans and Animals
Melatonin synchronizes the day-night-rhythm in animals and humans. It adjusts the circadian clocks of cells, tissues and organs, and regulates other seasonal processes like reproduction. In...
28-01-2020 Effects of a Tailored Lighting Intervention on Sleep Quality, Rest Activity, Mood, and Behavior in Older Adults With Alzheimer Disease and Related Dementias: A Randomized Clinical Trial
Older adults with Alzheimer disease and related dementias (ADRD) experience severe dysfunctions of their sleep–wake and rest–activity patterns that clinically present as sundowning, excessive...
27-01-2020 AI & Lighting
LpR 73 Article, page 62: Recently, Artificial Intelligence has emerged as an evolutionary force in almost every industry, demonstrating its potential to radically change existing processes. In...
21-01-2020 Experts Discuss Circadian Lighting at NLB Forum
While some lighting designers are taking a wait and see attitude about circadian lighting, others are taking a proactive stance. The industry may not agree on the same numbers, but there is...
20-01-2020 Assisted Living Chain to Offer Circadian Solutions
Watermark Retirement Communities, in partnership with Healthe by Lighting Science, has announced a partnership to provide circadian lighting solutions for their memory care neighborhoods. The...
08-01-2020 LRC Research Collaboration With GSA Finds Morning Blue Light and Afternoon Red Light Promote Entrainment and Increase Alertness in Office Workers
Researchers from the Lighting Research Center (LRC) at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and the U.S. General Services Administration (GSA) recently published the latest in a series of studies...
26-12-2019 "Feliz Navidad / Merry Christmas / Bon Nadal / Joyeux Noël / Bo Nadal"
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19-12-2019 DiiA Starts D4i Certification of LED Drivers
The Digital Illumination Interface Alliance (DiiA), the global industry organization for DALI lighting control, has started its D4i certification program. D4i brings standardization to...
11-12-2019 Google Maps prepares to add a “Lighting” layer to highlight brightly lit streets for safer night travel
Google Maps is one of the most popular navigation apps, with millions of users relying on it for their daily commute across familiar routes, as well as to guide them along unfamiliar territory....