Lighting Design & Specification

Oliver Vogler

Technological change has often been the cause for major market disruption. Consumers tend to benefit from these kinds of disruptions through improved service levels or radically lower prices. Wholesalers and distributors, however, have fewer means to drive changes themselves.

 

 

DR. Oliver Vogler

 Technological change has often been the cause of major market disruption. Manufacturers have the potential and often the resources to lead the transition towards a completely different market environment. Wholesalers and distributors, however, have fewer means to drive changes themselves and face the risk of being squeezed on multiple sides by digital customers, changing value chains and strong manufacturer brands. This paper focuses on electrical wholesalers facing disruptive change and how they can successfully meet their customers’ needs.

Parkinson's Disease was once thought of as “simply” due to a lack of dopamine production in the brain. Dopamine is the chemical responsible, amongst other things, for the transmission of movement signals between brain and body, and for rewarding specific behaviours with feelings of well-being...

 

 

Daylight management is an emerging term referring to strategies and technologies for controlling daylight penetration in interior spaces through windows, clerestories, skylights, tubular daylighting devices, and building core sun-lighting systems to maximize daylight benefits. This article presents key performance aspects affected by daylight penetration in interior spaces, along with strategies and technologies used to effectively manage its dispersion to address the daily and seasonal changes in outdoor and indoor conditions...

 

ANSI C78.377-2015 American National Standard for Electric Lamps — Specifications for the Chromaticity of Solid-State Lighting (SSL) Products provides the range of chromaticity (colour) for general SSL products. It applies to LED products (SSL that uses light-emitting diodes) for general indoor lighting applications...

 

 

The use of light as a means to transmit Internet data has been coined Li-Fi. It has the potential to transform the telecommunications industry as we know it...

 

 

A team at the Research Centre for Biomedical Engineering (CREB) of the Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya (UPC) has developed an innovative smart lighting system for operating theatres...

 

 

Lighting-equipment demand fell 4.7% between the second and third quarters of 2016, according to data developed by the National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) for its Lighting-Systems Index (LSI)...

 

 

 

Never has there been a more exciting time to be part of the lighting industry. Although we have witnessed many technological shifts, none has been quite as disruptive as the industry’s emerging digital transformation...

 

 

The global light sensor market is expected to expand steadily during the forecast period owing to increasing demand from the automotive sector, smart homes, and outdoor lighting applications...

 

 

 

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Design

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LED Technology

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New Products

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Latest News

Take Back the LightThe proper recycling of mercury containing lamps has become the focus of several programs and government legislation recently. Several provinces have developed programs designed to eliminate mercury containing lamps from ending up in landfills, while others are dominated by private recycling programs. Whether government initiated or private recycling mercury containing lamps is important for the future of our environment.

Read more: Mercury Recycling. . .

 

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