The 20th century saw significant changes in the way we light spaces. From incandescent to LED, countless opportunities are now readily available through the innovative progressions which have transpired through light.
It is a new and increasingly digital world out there for the design and construction industry. In recent years we have seen the rapid adoption and maturation of technologies that only recently seemed in their infancy.
Light affects us in different ways; physically, emotionally and biologically. To society, light is imperative and acts as the most powerful regulator of the human day/night rhythm. In the simplest terms, light tells the body to be awake and alert during the daytime which allows us to experience the world around us.
Horticulture is the science and art of growing plants and plant cultivars. The word horticulture originates from two Latin words; hortus (which means “garden”) and cultura (which means “cultivation”). Horticulture aims to improve qualities such as growth speed, yield, quality and nutritional value.
Ongoing research is discovering that balanced lighting systems in classrooms are vital for the learning of students and that one of the best ways to reduce melatonin levels (the hormone that induces sleep) is with the right type of light. Recent studies found that fewer mistakes are made, concentration is improved and a curb in