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WELL Building Standard Explained

Based on research suggesting a correlation between building design and human health and wellness, in 2013 Delos created the International WELL Building Institute (IWBI), which launched the WELL Building Standard. As of March 2019, more than 1,500 projects encompassing 315 million sq.ft. in 48 countries have been designed to WELL certification.

Introducing Plant-Based Lighting

High Society, a sustainable design start-up based in Italy, is creating plant-based lighting using post-industrial waste. Hemp leftovers, discarded leaves and stalks from tobacco cultivation, and pomace made using the solid remains of wine production are each responsible for creating a different hue of the three available versions.

IALD Rapidly Responds to D.C. Conservation Code Supplement

The International Association of Lighting Designers (IALD), through its Energy + Sustainability (E+S) Committee, rapidly responded to the District of Columbia Energy Conservation Code Supplement of 2017, submitting comments within days after learning about the proposed modifications to the current codes on 26 August 2019.

Targetti Delivers a Beautiful Contribution to the Boston Logan Airport, Terminal B

Collaborative Lighting, LLC recently was awarded an IES Section award for the lighting design of Logan Airport Terminal B renovation.  The new “Great Hall” in the Boston’s Logan Airport  terminal was part of the nearly $200 million Terminal B Optimization project which took a year-and-a-half to complete.

Introduction to Ultraviolet and Visible Radiation Disinfection

September 19th 12:00 PM ET
Topic experts Dr. David Sliney and Richard Vincent will discuss the science, applications, guidelines, potential, and concerns regarding Ultraviolet and Visible Light Disinfection. Many manufacturers are making claims that cannot be substantiated. David and Richard will take you through what we know, what we don’t know and what you should avoid. Specific topics will include upper room germicidal UV application, surface decontamination, and UV tools and guidelines.