Seven leaders reveal the impact that the digital revolution has—or has not—had on the sector tasked with showing projects in their best light. Technology has redefined the process of lighting design. The change is palpable on two fronts: the actual light sources themselves, and the tools with which designers create and develop their work. Every aspect of a lighting designer’s toolkit has been affected by the shift to digital technologies and digital light.
Intrigue Lighting has finalized an exclusive U.S. distribution agreement with Heper Group to assemble, distribute, and provide sales and technical support for Heper Group’s product line of exterior, commercial grade LED architectural lighting fixtures and poles, effective immediately. Intrigue Lighting will have exclusive distribution rights for the Heper Group of products for the United States market.
A new DOE report examines the energy-saving potential of LED lighting in horticultural applications. All three main categories of indoor horticulture were investigated: supplemented greenhouses, which use electric lighting to extend the hours of daylight, supplement low levels of sunlight on cloudy days, or disrupt periods of darkness to alter plant growth; non-stacked indoor farms, where plants are grown in a single layer on the floor under ceiling-mounted lighting; and vertical farms, where plants are stacked along vertical shelving to maximize grow space, and the lighting is typically mounted within the shelving units.
Bryan Medical Center facilities total approximately 3 million square feet across two campuses and lighting control requirements vary within the space. A ﬂexible, reliable, forward-thinking system that could support a wide range of environments and lead Bryan Health into the future was required. Although each campus is managed separately, a user-friendly, centralized lighting control system with advanced data visualization and dashboards was essential.
An elderly care home in Denmark is teaming with academic, industry and municipal researchers to determine whether a new circadian lighting system improves the health and quality of life of the center’s dementia residents.