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Parking Garage Lighting Design: Things to Consider

A parking garage is one of the most utilitarian architectural structures, yet as the “front door” of many buildings and complexes, it’s also a golden opportunity for owners to make a statement. How can parking garage lighting design add visual appeal, meet energy standards and improve user safety? The team at the Lighting reSOURCE talked with Ardra Zinkon, CLD, IALD, president and director of lighting design at Tec Studio Inc., about this oft-overlooked area.

Five ways industrial LED lighting reduces workplace accidents

Nearly 3 million American workers are hurt on the job each year, and poor lighting is to blame for the most common accidents, including slips, trips, falls, and contact with objects and equipment. Research has shown that simply improving workplace lighting can reduce accidents by as much as 60% percent in industrial facilities. 

Lighting vendors should target IT departments more than facilities managers

Info techies are more influential decision makers in today’s IoT-oriented, smart lighting, smart building environment, according to a survey by GE’s Current group.

IWBI Releases V2 of WELL Building Standard

The International WELL Building Institute (IWBI) recently unveiled the WELL v2 pilot, the next version of its WELL Building Standard, the first building rating system to focus exclusively on the impacts of buildings on human health and wellness.

Steve Mesh on the New LCA Troubleshooting Guide

Unless you’ve been living under a rock for the past 3-5 years, then you know that “networked lighting control systems” are all the rage for effective and efficient control of luminaires in commercial, institutional and industrial buildings. There has been an explosion of growth in this sector of the industry. Why?