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  4. Classroom LED Lighting for Schools, Colleges & Universities

    New Report on Tunable Lighting in Classrooms The U.S. Department of Energy's GATEWAY program has released a new report on a trial installation of tunable-white LED lighting systems in three classrooms in the Carrollton-Farmers Branch Independent School District in Carrollton, TX, which provides valuable insights into the use of this technology in a real-world setting. The LED systems were installed in August 2016 and provide the ability to vary the spectral power distribution (SPD) across four preset conditions associated with nominal CCTs of 3000 K, 3500 K, 4200 K, and 5000 K. The controls also provide for preset scenes to vary the on/off status and dimming level of different luminaire zones within the room, to better support such classroom functions as audiovisual presentations. Among the key takeaways: The reduction in input power for the tunable-white LED lighting system was estimated to be 58% relative to the incumbent fluorescent system, and was attributable to the higher efficacy of the LED luminaires and a reduction in illuminances, which previously exceeded IES-recommended levels. Dimming furthered the energy savings in each classroom. While the teachers’ usage of the controls varied widely as recorded by the monitoring system, in each case the lighting consistently operated with all or some of the luminaires turned off or dimmed for portions of the school day. When the control locations were more easily accessed by the teacher, the dimming level was varied more regularly. The teachers used the scene controls regularly but used the SPD controls infrequently. Color consistency for the tunable-white LED luminaires was very good, even over the dimming range, with only minor variations in CCT and Duv. The two teachers interviewed by DOE appreciated the ability to tailor the lighting to different classroom needs, and felt that the lighting and controls allowed the students to be engaged in choosing the settings for various classroom activities. Both teachers stated that the lighting system improved the overall learning environment. For a closer look at the findings, download the full report: Classroom Tunable Lighting Report Classroom Tunable Lighting Report Brief Source: energy.gov
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    Skälsö Arkitekter, Bruno Ehrs · Udden 6-7 View the full article
  8. Новый отчет по настраиваемому светодиодному освещению в аудиториях Программа Министерства энергетики США (DOE) под названием «GATEWAY» выпустила новый отчет о пробной установке перенастраиваемых белых светодиодных систем освещения в трех классах, который дает ценную информацию об использовании этой технологии. Светодиодные системы были установлены в августе 2016 года и обеспечивают возможность варьировать спектральное распределение мощности (SPD) в четырех предустановленных сценах, связанных с номинальными цветовыми температурами (CCT) 3000 K, 3500 K, 4200 K и 5000 K. Среди ключевых выводов: По оценкам, снижение потребляемой электроэнергии для перестраиваемой белой светодиодной системы освещения составило 58% относительно действующей флуоресцентной системы освещения, это объясняется более высокой эффективностью светодиодных светильников и уменьшением освещенности, которая ранее превышала рекомендуемые уровни IES. Диммирование (регулировка яркости) способствовало экономии энергии в каждом классе. В то время как использование учителями элементов управления широко варьировалось, как было записано системой мониторинга, освещение постоянно работало со всеми или несколькими светильниками, которые были выключены или затемнены в различное время школьного дня. Когда места контроля были более легкодоступны учителю, уровень затемнения изменялся более регулярно. Учителя регулярно использовали предустановленные сцены освещения, но редко использовали элементы управления SPD, для регулировки цветовой температуры белого света 3000 K, 3500 K, 4200 K и 5000 K. Качество света для перестраиваемых белых светодиодных светильников была очень хорошей, даже в диапазоне яркости, с небольшими вариациями в CCT и Duv. Два преподавателя, опрошенные DOE, оценили способность адаптировать освещение к различным требованиям к классу и почувствовали, что освещение и элементы управления позволяют учащимся выбирать параметры для различных занятий в классе. Оба учителя заявили, что система освещения улучшает общую учебную среду. Полный отчет доступен по ссылкам: Classroom Tunable Lighting Report Classroom Tunable Lighting Report Brief Источник: lednews.lighting
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  10. "Midnight in Paris"

    "Midnight in Paris" If you are a truly book lover (I mean, true writers like Hemingway or Fitzgerald) you're going to LOVE this movie! Thank me later!!! @CaR Guerrero View the full article
  11. Декоративное освещение ресторана «Bellavista del Jardin del Norte» в Испании Расположенный в районе Эшампле в Барселоне (Испания), ресторан «Bellavista del Jardin del Norte» является детищем братьев Иглесиас и Месси, которые с самого начала проекта хотели создать «город», в котором все мы хотели бы жить. Работая рука об руку с дизайнерами интерьеров студии «El Equipo Creativo», дизайнеры освещения компании «BMLD» переосмыслили два ключевых элемента города, предусмотренные владельцами, это огни, украшающие святые праздники Испании. Официально, это офисное здание с фантастическим садом, который ранее был недоступен для публики. В настоящее время, этот мини город включает в себя сад, кинотеатр, городскую площадь, церковь, местный паб, парикмахерскую, газетный киоск, угловой магазин и цветочный магазин. Стратегия компании «BMLD» была основана на дизайне состоящего из двух частей: видимое декоративное освещение, которое обеспечивает необходимую атмосферу в каждой части ресторана, сопровождается почти незаметным архитектурным освещением, которое позволяет использовать подходящие уровни света в каждом пространстве. Для каждого сценария компания «BMLD» придумала различные инновационные решения освещения, например площадь с шестиметровыми потолками, которая заканчивает тур по «городу» создает иллюзию небосклона, полного фейерверков. Бриджит Уолтер (Brigit Walter), руководитель направления творчества BMLD, разработала специальный набор различных дисковых конструкций, подвесных и потолочных светильников с тенью на разных высотах, чтобы вызвать захватывающие овации, взрыв света и тени. «Общий дизайн и разработка проекта заняли три месяца, в то время как строительство заняло около девяти месяцев», - говорит Бриджит Уолтер. «С оперативной точки зрения пространство используется круглосуточно и круглый год, утром на завтрак и поздний завтрак, а затем на обед и ужин, который подается на всем нижнем этаже. На верхнем этаже расположены VIP-зоны, туалеты и конференц-залы, поэтому придумать концепцию на весь день, которая делит место на более мелкие пространства с разными атмосферами, было проблемой». «После того как концептуальный дизайн был одобрен, были созданы макеты, и в ходе этого процесса особое внимание уделялось пользовательским элементам, их пропорциям и балансу в пространстве, деталям и интеграции», - говорит Бриджет Уолтер. Гостей Bellavista приветствуют тысячи светящихся цветов, висящих с потолка на разных высотах, по системе, разработанной группой BMLD. Полоски ламп закрепляются натяжными тросами и зажимами, которые регулируют положение огней, чтобы создать естественную спонтанность. Приглашая посетителей с улицы, пространственная освещенная оранжерея занимает центральное место и свободно висит с потолков, демонстрируя свои красивые зеленые оттенки. Множество желтых цветов висит с потолка в цветочном магазине в сопровождении гирлянд света, а рельсовые светильники освещают цветы снизу, создавая тени, которые производят трехмерный эффект. Инновационный дизайн вызывает связь с природой, ощущение открытого воздуха, а также напоминает праздничный дух огней в городе, летние ночи и фейерверки. «Мы старались не быть слишком буквальными, когда создавали город, мы хотели создать в помещении что-то вроде праздничного духа и приятной атмосферы», - говорит архитектор El Equipo Creativo, Натали Канас-дель-Позо. «Нас больше интересуют абстрактные образы и переинтерпретации; освещение стало ключевым элементом в достижении этой цели. Идея состояла в том, чтобы создать осветительную установку, которая сопровождает концепцию прогулки по городу, а грандиозный финал в финальном открытом пространстве - это взрыв фейерверков. Свет меняется по интенсивности и цвету и дает возможность создать отдельную атмосферу на обед и ужин». «Декоративное освещение ресторана является ключевым элементом в этом проекте», - продолжает Бриджит Уолтер. Цветочные элементы были предназначены для того, чтобы приветствовать вас с входа и следовать за вами всю дорогу до площади города. Эти цветы скрывают утопленные рельсовые системы светильников, которые включают функциональное освещение для столов, а также небольшую подсветку, которая выделяет цветы; как рельсовая система, так и подсветка были специально разработаны для этого проекта из-за ограничений по размеру. Во всем пространстве вы можете найти дополнительные светильники, такие как декоративные столбы ламп, вывески в киосках и просто ретро лампы с цоколем E27, размещенные в стратегически важных местах. Однако фейерверки на площади города воссоздаются с помощью специально разработанных светильников, которые обеспечивают регулировку яркости и мягкое изменение в цвете. Результатом является аутентичное и привлекательное место, где, как и в яркий летний вечер можно наслаждаться хорошей едой, независимо от сезона. Источник: lednews.lighting
  12. As the days grow shorter and the nights grow longer, good lighting in the home is essential for everyday life. A large number of smart lighting solutions are available, which go far beyond the capabilities of conventional lamps. Intelligent lighting control has a practical use in many ways. It makes the home more comfortable and saves energy, future proofing it for the next generation. Here are four reasons why you should opt for smart lighting solutions: Smart light controls itself and offers more comfort Many commuters don’t like leaving and arriving back at the house in the dark. There is a simple solution – an intelligent light control. Pre-set lighting times control the light at home; the intelligent lamps then turn on or off automatically. But smart light also makes those TV evenings on the couch much more comfortable: the light can simply be controlled from the sofa with the tablet or smartphone. Save energy and money Intelligent lighting control not only saves time, but also energy and money. Automatic dimming at the appropriate time or daylight intensity ensures that daylight is used optimally. This way, energy is used economically, benefitting the environment and keeping those energy bills down. Promote concentration and wellbeing with the appropriate lighting Lighting has a major effect on our overall wellbeing. Different light colours can promote concentration or happiness in different situations or settings. For example, cold-white light is often used in the working environment because it increases performance and concentrating capacity. Warm white light, on the other hand, promotes emotional wellbeing and has a soothing effect. Also, the sleep-wake-rhythm can be supported by active light control. For a better and more restful sleep, experts recommend that we dim the light and avoid cold light at least an hour before going to bed. In the morning, lamps in the bedroom can be programmed to light up slowly, simulating a sunrise. Protect against burglars Illuminated rooms gives the impression that the room is in use and occupied. A programmed smart light timer can help to deter burglars when on holiday, for example, by creating the appearance of someone turning a light on and off. A permanently switched on light will be recognised by persistent burglars. With a wide variety of shapes and colours available, smart lighting products offer stylish yet versatile and practical lighting solutions to keep your home illuminated this winter.
  13. Towns and cities are increasingly making a mark for themselves with the targeted use of feature lighting. In addition to classical street and area lighting, ways of using illumination to specifically showcase certain places is being increasingly adopted. A creatively-lit park, a sharply illuminated monument, effective facade projection – purposeful and careful use of such elements contributes not only to creating a distinctive ambience, but also an atmosphere that makes people feel comfortable and excited. The new FLC230 LED profile projectors from WE-EF are the perfect instruments for realising such powerful lighting effects in public spaces. The FLC230 LED profile projector is also available as a colour changer, offering infinitely variable RGBW colour mixing, as it can render almost every shade of the colour spectrum. The profile projector comprises a spherical/triple flat convex lens system for producing a parallel light beam. The FLC230 LED profile projector and the colour-changer variant are available either as a zoom-spot projector [ZP] for producing sharply defined circles of light, a frame projector [FP] for illuminating polygon surfaces or as a gobo projector [GP] for projecting gobos onto a surface. The FLC230-CC LED profile projectors also come with a DMX interface as standard. Source: weef
  14. These optical illusion Star Wars lamps will take you to a galaxy far, far away The Death Star or BB-8 could light up your room with these Star Wars LED lamps. Turned off, it’s two dimensional etched acrylic glass, but when switched on via a touch button on the base, the lamp shines with a 3D appearance. Most lamps have multiple colors: white, red, blue, green, yellow, pink, or cyan. They’re nine-inches-tall. A USB port allows the lamps to get power. 💬💬💬 Helpful customer Reviews & Comments. Read honest and unbiased product reviews. But few top these awesome optical illusion lamps that illuminate 3D images of favorite characters like Darth Vader or spaceships like the Millennium Falcon. The lamps are said to have a lifespan of more than 50,000 hours. The lamps are said to be energy efficient, producing little heat, making them safe for a kid’s room or nursery. Other optical illusion LED lamp designs are also being offered online, such as superheroes, flowers, or sports-themed lamps. 🛒 Buy Now - Free international shipping
  15. NEW DELHI: Three-fourths of light emitting diode (LED) bulbs sold in India's $1 billion market were found non-compliant with government's consumer safety standards, market research firm Nielsen said in a survey on Monday. The report, based on a study of 200 electrical retail outlets across major cities like Mumbai, Hyderabad, Ahmedabad and New Delhi in July, found the products to be spurious and riskier, with the highest number of violations in the national capital. "The spurious and non-branded LED products are a serious threat to not just the organised and compliant market players but also to the government's key programs like Make in India," the report said, referring to the government's programme to set up more manufacturing units in the country. In August, the Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS) had ordered LED makers to register their products with BIS for safety checks, in a market where smuggling of Chinese products is rampant. India is tightening quality controls for consumer and capital goods, officials say, a move that follows calls to curb cheap imports from China amid diplomatic tensions between the world's two most populous nations over their shared border. "They (spurious products) also impact government's tax revenue collections...defeat investment objectives and go against the 'ease of doing' business philosophy," it said. The findings showed that 48 percent of LED bulb brands had no mention of manufacturer's address and 31 percent did not have a manufacturer's name. Source: indiatimes
  16. Philips Lighting and SAP announce new a new app that measures the social impact of a light installation. Read more here: http://philips.to/2mnUYBM #SCEWC17 #SmartCities #data Full information...
  17. In this 3D projection mapped narrative film, we explore a young girls imagination as she becomes inspired by her aging grandfathers thoughts on the future. The story is inspired by how an older generation can inspire a new generation, even when they are not around to see what transpires. This original work was commissioned by the LUMA Projection Art Festival for the facade of the First National Bank in Binghamton, New York. Featuring choreography and performance by ODNA , creative collaborator for the dancing scene: odnaexperience.com Performance capture technology wielded by our tech partner and resident guru, Todd Bryant: toddbryant.com Source: projectionmappingnewyork
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  19. New Science Building

    New Science Building by Sheppard Robson / Hertfordshire International College, Hatfield AL10 9AB, United Kingdom View the full article
  20. Hunke jewellers and opticians is a family business with a long and rich tradition in the town of Ludwigsburg, Germany. Situated in the centre of one of Europe’s most renowned baroque cities, the owners planned to fuse the historical, traditional townhouse which hosted their established store with a newly built, neighbouring corner house. In consequence, the interior design concept was meant to be a one-of-a-kind fusion of past and future elements, using premium materials. The aim of the lighting concept was, to underline and sharpen this approach. The ambient lighting in the jeweller’s part oft the store is generated by large fields of illuminated ceilings, integrated in an accurately shaped drywall ceiling structure. Random arranged spheres of diffuse glass complete the ambiance and serve as illumination for the facial area. The bright and brilliant product lighting is generated by recessed, adjustable downlights with reflectors made of dichroic glass, again integrated in a custom made drywall ceiling construction. The showcases are illuminated by a combination of two lighting principles: the back wall is brightened up from top to bottom by a diffuse linear LED-strip, and the products are highlighted by directional miniaturized spotlights with different beam angles and colour temperatures. An elaborate filter layer behind the shopwindows generates a fascinating link between exterior and interior: a glass pane, printed with a gradient and supported by floor-integrated linear lighting, generates transparence as well as privacy. The very centre of the store is the two-storey lounge area, situtated in the oldest part of the building. It is dominated by a golden ceiling setback with a bundle of 40 custom made glass pendants in a random arrangement. In the opticians store, an accurately arranged system of thin black ceiling lines with integrated track lighting provides an optimal flexibility for the different requirements of the illumination. A combination of glare reduced downlights (circulation areas), wallwashers (showcase walls) and powerful linear lighting (consultant tables), accompanied by directional spotlights (shelves and tables) create a well balanced, glare reduced lighting atmosphere. Source: lichtplanung
  21. Thorn Lighting has delivered a comprehensive new lighting system for a multipurpose sports arena in the Italian city of Trento. The new Altis Sport LED floodlights provide the perfect conditions for a range of matches and sporting events, helping the Aquila Basket Trento basketball team and Trentino Volley volleyball club enjoy both home advantage and the best possible lighting when they entertain visitors to the PalaTrento arena. London, October 2017 – The local authorities in Trento have marked the start of the new basketball and volleyball seasons by officially opening the renovated PalaTrento municipal arena, the true home of sport in the north Italian city. A series of major works have recently been carried out at the venue, which can accommodate 4360 spectators and will soon be expanded to offer seating for 5000 sports fans. This extensive renovation project has included refurbishment of the flooring, renewal of the seating area and a completely new lighting system. With a clear desire to mirror the high-calibre nature of the sporting performances and guarantee the public an unforgettable visitor experience, plans for the renewal of the lighting focused on designing a modern system that would minimise energy consumption and maximise lighting quality. Thorn was committed to giving the PalaTrento arena the lighting it deserves, combining norm compliance and outstanding efficiency with first-class lighting quality for both competitive matches and regular training. The thorough product selection process finally settled on the Thorn Altis Sport, a high-power LED floodlight for sports lighting applications. Altis Sport provides exceptional flicker-free lighting, which is suitable for HDTV broadcasting, and features a flexible optical system that crafts an optimised lighting distribution, offering players the perfect environment in which to show their sporting excellence. A total of 92 symmetrical and asymmetrical floodlights can achieve lighting levels of up to 3400 lux, while a DMX system enables full individual control of dimming and directional positioning. As a result, visitors to the PalaTrento can now also experience the type of spectacular team presentations normally seen before National Basketball Association (NBA) games in America. The new lighting system comfortably outperforms the large number of conventional discharge lamps that formed the mainstay of the old installation. Indeed, different luminaire sizes and varying lighting intensities meant that the arena was previously unable to guarantee the achievement of the regulatory standards required for high-level international competitions. The extensive experience of Thorn with sporting applications was greatly appreciated by all parties involved in the project. The impressive new lighting system is the result of excellent collaboration between Thorn and team members such as Teknoengineering, a long-term partner of the Zumtobel Group. Source: thornlighting
  22. Základní škola v Dob

    Základní škola v Dobřichovicích View the full article
  23. "Towards dynamic environments''. Attend this webinar to learn how light acts an interface between the digital world and the physical world, and the benefits of using digital content for lighting. Listen to Tapio Rosenius’ approach – the Finnish designer, innovator, artist and entrepreneur’s work seeks to create tangible connections between artificial light, digital futures, biomimetics and the human experience. Live on Nov 23, 2017 at 4:00 PM CET / 10:00 AM EDT. Register: http://bit.ly/2zzdOaN #LightingUniversity #LightingWebinars Full information...
  24. Maison-Kitsuné-Paris

    Maison-Kitsuné-Paris-Mathieu-Lehanneur-huskdesignblog2 View the full article
  25. Regina and Re Table

    Regina and Re Table Lamps by Bobo Piccoli for Fontana Arte View the full article
  26. Thessaloniki, Greece

    Thessaloniki, Greece. An umbrella art installation by George Zongolopoulos towers over the cafe-lined waterfront of this lively seaside city. View the full article
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