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  • Office Lighting Quality Paper Available

    A summary of "The Perception of Lighting Quality in a Non-Uniformly Lit Office Environment," a research paper published in 1999, is now available to designers and architects on the University of Minnesota's InformeDesign website, a database of design-related research summaries.

  • Rome Reborn

    In 1816, Lord Byron left his home in England and, after traveling through Belgium and Switzerland, eventually made his way to Italy, where he encountered, among other things, the Roman Colosseum. “A ruin—yet what ruin!” he wrote in the fourth canto of the long poem “Childe Harold's Pilgrimage.” It...

  • Investment Group Funnels $9 Million to Lighting Company

    The investment group comprised of Virgin Fuels (founded by Sir Richard Branson), Gemini Israel Funds, Israel Cleantech Ventures, and Altshuler Shaham has awarded $9 million to Metrolight, a manufacturer of software-based smart electronic ballasts for high-intensity discharge (HID) lamps...

  • Positions Open at Lighting Research Institute

    Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute's Lighting Research Center (LRC), Troy, New York, has three full-time positions open and is seeking professionals to fill them: Director of Energy Programs, Senior Research Scientist, and Research Specialist.


  • Daylight Designs

    Solar studies aid in the creation of architectural form and program for a day-care center.

  • research vs. product development

    research vs. product development

  • What is the state of lighting research in the United States today?

    Following on the theme of education discussed at the January IESNA Conference, what is the state of lighting research in the United States today? For that matter, what is the state of building science technologies research?

  • NoUVIR Research

    Power 32 eyeballs from one fiber-optic lighting projector.

  • Go-Ahead to Study PV Use

    The Electrical Contracting Foundation has recognized a need to better understand the photovoltaic (PV) market, and has voted to fund a study of the technology. In addition, the foundation has noted that the increasing application of PV systems is 'sparking turf wars among various building trades.'