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The Art of Lighting Art

Choosing the right lighting for any space can be a complex decision. Considerations need to be made with respect to the purpose, form and function of the lighting application. Design and aesthetics also play a role in the equation. With so many options for lighting on the market, it takes specialized knowledge and understanding to determine the best fit for your space.

Lighting Technology: What is Color Tuning?

Color tuning is an exciting and relatively new lighting technology that affords the user an ability to control light color to adapt, soften, and elevate human experiences and environments to particular functions throughout the day, on demand. To overcome the lack of natural light in a space or to increase the added benefit of natural lighting on the human biology, improved lighting now demands a connection to the outdoors to aid in speedier patient recovery in healthcare applications and improved productivity in work settings.

Improving the Healthcare Experience with Lighting

Better healthcare lighting often means lower overall costs for hospitals, doctors or dental offices, medical facilities and assisted or senior living centers. Given the complications of today’s healthcare system, improved lighting at a lower cost can afford a serious and distinct advantage for patient and doctor alike. This post examines healthcare lighting in detail with specific guidelines, facts and context.

10 Eccentric Facts About Nikola Tesla

Nikola Tesla was an inventor, physicist and engineer. One of his greatest inventions was alternating current (AC), the means of electricity that powers civilization and is crucial for lighting. Tesla, who credited reading author Mark Twain’s writing for his recovery from serious illness, became very good friends with Mark Twain.

A Practical Guide to Work and Office Lighting

The word office derives from the Latin term officium. This translates in English to “task performance.” For ideal working conditions on any given interior task, whether inside a building, gathering place or home, providing evenly distributed high-CRI LED light with the proper, human-centric lighting controls, is crucial for improved health, mood and quality of work.

Meet Alcon Lighting’s Mascot

At Alcon Lighting’s LA headquarters, co-founder David Hakimi adopted a 12 year-old dog named Nano and decided to bring him into the office every day. Let’s just say it garnered some attention. It quickly became clear that Nano, who’s now 14 years old, relishes a long nap. Nano likes to hop and curl up in an easy chair, resting his head on the arm, drifting into slumber. In fact, David says this is Nano’s favorite activity.

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A Practical Guide to Work and Office Lighting

The word office derives from the Latin term officium. This translates in English to “task performance.” For ideal working conditions on any given interior task, whether inside a building, gathering place or home, providing evenly distributed high-CRI LED light with the proper, human-centric lighting controls, is crucial for improved health, mood and quality of work.

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