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LightingEurope and IALD issue position paper on human-centric lighting

Seeking both to ensure a unified understanding of the meaning of human-centric lighting or HCL and guide deployment, LightingEurope and the International Association of Lighting Designers have defined expected benefits, typical enabling technologies, and potential applications. In a jointly-issued position paper, LightingEurope and the International Association of Lighting Designers (IALD) have attempted to place a […]

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Human-centric lighting reduces drug reliance at Danish psychiatric hospital

Doctors, nurses, therapists report a calming effect from the Chromaviso circadian lighting system. Professional staff at a Danish psychiatric hospital have administered fewer drugs and noticed a marked reduction in patient outbursts and disturbances following the installation of a human-centric lighting (HCL) system that tunes brightness and color temperatures to a pattern conducive with daytime […]