The world of lighting control is vast and consists of thousands of different products and many different standards. Increasing demands for energy efficiency in commercial buildings and the emergence of smart homes in the residential sector have renewed interest in lighting control solutions.
Building Information Modelling (BIM) is revolutionising the way architects, engineers and construction professionals build and design to be more efficient and streamlined. Not only does BIM provide the right insight and tools for design coordination and improved constructability, but it also creates and manages all of the information on a project – before, during and
Energy Action is Australia’s leading energy management consultancy, delivering efficiency in environmental and financial outcomes.
During the first few weeks of Donald Trump’s presidency in early 2017, it was reported that the president and his aides had a little trouble operating the light switches in the White House.
LED technology has revolutionised the lighting industry as we know it in recent years, with universal and widespread adoption in almost all applications.
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