LEX News

Registration Now Open for Lightspace London 2018

Organised by Lighting magazine, lightspace is a unique exhibition of innovation, discussion and inspiration which brings architects and the lighting design community together to share ideas and inspiration.

IALD and WILD NY To Promote the Work of Women Lighting Designers

Project submissions deadline is Aug. 13.

LRC Releases Video Series on Light and Health

The Lighting Research Center (LRC) at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute has released a series of short videos on the science of lighting for human health. The videos are now available on YouTube and on the LRC website.“We created these videos to help viewers understand how light affects people,” said Dr. Mariana Figueiro, LRC director.

How Just The Right Lighting May Improve Learning In Classrooms

A recap of a 2016 study that revealed what kind of lighting may best support academic performance.

DOE Study: Visual Comfort A Tradeoff for High-Efficacy LEDs

In June, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) released the results of a studyinvestigating a group of new LEDs claiming efficacies exceeding 200 lumens per watt (LPW). While all the LEDs performed within 12 percent of their stated efficacies, observers frequently complained of glare and visual discomfort—problems that were more prevalent in products with the highest tested efficacy.