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Building the Evidence Outside the Lab

Research in the field is uncovering lighting’s impact on human health and performance By Morgan Pattison LED lighting systems provide new opportunities for controlling the spectrum, intensity and duration of light exposure. These levels of control can be engaged as we come

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Has the Luminaire Business Gotten Too Bright?

It’s time for manufacturers to place a little more emphasis on refinement and comfort By Rick Meyer As the lighting industry gradually shifted from traditional sources to LED-driven technology, the composition of the lighting market changed with it. Suddenly existing

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Glaring Weakness

By Willard Warren The importance—and achievability—of improving visuals for an aging population The IES has always sought to reduce direct and reflected glare, and to increase the size and contrast of visual tasks to improve our visual performance. But after years of

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IES Telephones Update

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