At LEDucation 2016, Acuity Brands’ Peter Ngai discusses the concept of surround lighting as a notable strategy. This strategy introduces another layer to ambient-task in workspaces. Its purpose is to light the volume of the space by emphasizing vertical illumination. Using a simulation, Ngai demonstrates that adding surround lighting can increase dimensionality (better modeling) and […]
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Seniors represent the fastest-growing segment of the population with over 40 million Americans over 65 (U.S. Census Bureau, The Older Population. 2010), with over 10,000 Baby Boomers turning 65 every day. The over-40 population represents approximately 89 million people and of those, 63% have vision problems (National Eye Institute of the National Institutes of Health […]
My lighting column for the February issue of tED Magazine. Reprinted with permission. According to the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), more than 600,000 retail buildings are currently operating in the United States, representing more than 11.3 billion sq.ft. As one of the largest markets for lighting, retail applications have distinctive needs. “Lighting in retail […]
I recently had the pleasure of interviewing Sally Lee, LC, LEED Green Assoc., Market Segment Manager – Retail, LEDVANCE (formerly OSRAM SYLVANIA). The topic: trends in retail lighting. I’m happy to share her responses with you here. The interview informed an article I wrote for the February 2017 issue of tED Magazine. DiLouie: How would […]
An article recently published in LUX reflects on the role of lighting design in Building Information Modelling (BIM), which is evolving past a 3D construction modeling system to include all services, including lighting. This opens the possibility for BIM to become a new collaborative tool for design teams. From LUX: Typically, the lighting design for […]
I recently had the pleasure of interviewing Jay Weiland, Director, Retail Vertical, Acuity Brands Lighting. The topic: trends in retail lighting. I’m happy to share his responses with you here. The interview informed an article I wrote for the February 2017 issue of tED. DiLouie: How would you characterize retail facilities as a market for […]
Republication of Postings from the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Solid-State Lighting Program by Jim Brodrick, SSL Program Manager, U.S. Department of Energy As is the case with any subjective experience, it’s a challenge to quantify color preference, which varies from person to person and is affected by age, culture, and application as well as […]
I recently had the pleasure of interviewing Bill Foley, VP Brand Management, Cree Lighting. The topic: trends in retail lighting. I’m happy to share his responses with you here. The interview informed an article I wrote for the February 2017 issue of tED. DiLouie: How would you characterize retail facilities as a market for lighting? […]
TEEN VOGUE recently published tips for getting good lighting for taking selfies. Great way to teach lighting to your teen! Check it out here.
In this visual presentation, the Lighting Research Center’s Mariana Figueiro discusses the aging eye’s response to light and what lighting practitioners should do about it. Check it out here.