Best Places to Use Tunable vs. Dimmable lighting

Posted by Rob Gemmell on Sep 19, 2014 6:04:00 AM

With so many technological advancements in linear lighting these days, it can be difficult to keep up. However, one thing is for certain: Tunable lighting and controls are quite the hot ticket for lighting designers and architects. Light and color have gone hand in hand since the dawn of time, so it makes sense that manufacturers and the lighting industry are fully embracing this development - especially since it means you can change the mood of a room or its occupants with a simple turn of a light knob.

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Topics: color therapy, task lighting, dimming, tunable white, tunable white lighting

Color Quality with LED Lighting Systems

Posted by Rob Gemmell on Jul 18, 2014 6:37:00 AM


LEDs might require lighting designers' clients to dig a little further into their pocketbooks, but there are numerous reasons why lighting designers and architects should stick to their high reverence for LED lighting - and color quality is definitely one of them.

One of the best reasons to make the switch to an LED lighting system is the major benefit you can achieve regarding color quality and illumination. In the lighting industry, getting the appropriate amount of color flexibility in your fixtures can be a challenge, especially if you are a lighting designer or architect that is being paid to light up a space that relies on some strict parameters, such as those applicable to art, retail and hospitality venues.


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Topics: LED color quality, color therapy, lighting quality, lighting designers, tunable white lighting

Lighting Design Helps Patients Cope with Psychological Stress at Duke University's Medical Center

Posted by Rob Gemmell on Dec 3, 2013 4:00:00 PM


While hospitals have a rap for being cold, sterile environments, new lighting technology could create a more therapeutic experience for patients and their families.

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Topics: color therapy, LED Lighting, linear lighting