The latest news, personnel notes, business developments and buzz-worthy announcements from around the industry.
In a recent issue of LD+A, Peter R. Boyce, former head of human factors at the Lighting Research Center at RPI and technical editor of the journal Lighting Research and Technology, took an aim at the vague, gauzy claims often made about lighting’s effect on productivity, safety and health, without the hard evidence needed to back up these claims.Read More
Sternberg Lighting’s Paul Mitchell tackled the thorny issue of LED luminaire warranties in the September issue of LD+A.Read More
In the August issue of LD+A, Mark D. Fairchild, associate dean of research and graduate education for the College of Science at Rochester Institute of Technology, discusses color as a human perception, as opposed to something simply defined by a physical stimulus such as spectral power distribution.Read More
Ingo Maurer’s so-called “addiction to light” began many years ago in Venice when the then-graphic designer had a tad too much white wine during a leisurely lunch.Read More
Much has been publicized about the upcoming incandescent lamp phase-out starting in January 2012 (and already started in California this year).Read More