Tag Archives: LED

Advancing the quality of light

Human-centric lighting can help achieve more natural skin tones and warmer wood colours, increased vibrancy of objects, and a pleasant environment for building occupants. This article makes a case for turning the focus on the users of a facility and selecting light sources that will not only be functional, sustainable, and esthetically pleasing, but also enhance occupant experience.

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Historic bridge gets a bright new look

Edmonton’s 102-year-old High Level Bridge has been given a facelift with a colourful light-emitting diode (LED) assembly.

The bridge’s pedestrian walkway is now illuminated by more than 50,000 colour-changing luminaries mounted above the path. Unveiled on Canada Day, the lights have been programmed to change in intensity and colour to alter the look of the bridge throughout the night.

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Grant MacEwan University achieves savings and enhanced lighting quality

Grant MacEwan University (Edmonton) is an innovative educational institution focused on student learning. The school also strives to exemplify the value of environmental stewardship throughout the 139,354-m2 (1.5-million sf) campus. In January 2010, MacEwan initiated a project to replace all 6500 T12 fluorescent luminaries with volumetric lighting fixtures well suited for school, hospital, and office applications.

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