Lighting Research Center

Resource pages for "Lighting Research Center"-related posts for facility managers (FMs), building operations professionals and decision-makers in all industry sectors.


circadian-effective lighting

How To Design Circadian-effective Lighting For Schools, Hospitals

Guidance for designing circadian-effective lighting in K-12 classrooms and hospital patient rooms, while avoiding increased energy use, is now available from the Lighting Research Center at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.
UV disinfection

Lighting Research Center Releases Report On UV Disinfection

The report from LRC, Lighting Answers: UV Disinfection Products, considers product effectiveness, radiation safety, and energy use in buildings.
circadian light

Beyond The Task Of Illumination

There are strategies for facilities to implement office lighting for circadian health and well-being.
LED lighting safety

LED Lighting, Impact On Health

In response to the AMA's June 2016 cautioning about In-Ga-N based LEDs used as sources of illumination, Rensselaer's Lighting Research Center addresses the issue.

New Metric Could Help Facility Managers Optimize Daylighting

The development of daylighting metrics has been the subject of considerable effort and debate, but no widely accepted metric has emerged to help recognize well-daylit buildings. Although simulation software exists to assist in daylight analysis, these programs are often overly complex and involve a high level of expertise. On the other hand, rule-of-thumb approaches that are often used to aid in the decision making process are based on overly simplified assumptions.

Services & Maintenance: Light Bright

Contributor Mary Claire Frazier discusses an an intelligent approach to lamp maintenance, disposal, and performance.

Webinars

facility condition data

Webinar: Use Data To More Effectively Manage Your Facility’s Lifecycle

Attend this free webinar and learn how access to real-time facility condition data empowers you to make smarter decisions about ongoing maintenance, capital planning, and future projects.
Managing Labor Shortages

The Next Big FM Challenge: Managing Labor Shortages, Recruitment And Retention

Attend this free webinar and learn how to tip the scales to balance recruitment, retention, and labor shortages, while retaining critical institutional knowledge.
Facility Management Year In Review

Facility Management Year In Review: Lessons & Predictions From Industry Leaders

View this free video webinar and hear from a panel of facility management leaders who will share what they’ve learned from the past, and what they hope 2023 will bring.

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