Brighten your bottom line with these energy-efficient lighting upgrades

Did you know that lighting consumes close to 35 percent of the electricity used in commercial buildings in the United States? Lighting can also affect other building systems, such as heating and cooling, that may work harder than necessary to mitigate the waste heat that inefficient lighting can produce. Upgrades to a building's lighting plan... Continue Reading →

How to conduct a lighting survey to improve the office experience (and productivity!)

As workers continue to return to the office and leave the comforts of their home environment, they bring with them new expectations of what comfortable working should be. The lighting in the workplace is something most office dwellers assume is static and unchangeable. And if employers consider lighting at all, they may assume that if... Continue Reading →

3 easy checks to detect glare in your workspace

Finding and eliminating glare not only decreases the risk of long-term vision damage but doing so can also improve the employee experience and even increase productivity. If you find yourself routinely experiencing headaches and/or sore or tired eyes at the end of the day, or find yourself squinting to see clearly— glare may be the... Continue Reading →

Not all Lighting is Created Equal: Choosing between Symmetrical and Asymmetrical Task Lighting

When developing a comprehensive lighting plan, it’s easy to overlook the role of task lighting. Task lighting varies from ambient (general office) lighting in that it provides the necessary, focused light for a particular task, such as reading, computing, and note-taking. One important factor to consider when determining the appropriate level of task lighting is... Continue Reading →

How to Shop for a Task Light

There’s no shortage of options when it comes to shopping for task lighting fixtures. A quick Google search for ‘desk lighting’ will produce an infinite amount of options for nearly any taste or style preference. However, a purchase decision should not be made on aesthetic considerations alone. Task lighting can influence productivity, support general wellness,... Continue Reading →

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