Commercial building and facilities management resources for corporate facility executives, building operators and facility managers in all industry and service sectors. Lighting Research Center articles below.
There are strategies for facilities to implement office lighting for circadian health and well-being.
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.
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.
Contributor Mary Claire Frazier discusses an an intelligent approach to lamp maintenance, disposal, and performance.