Published by Lighting Design and Specification: Interior lighting and window shading innovations have advanced leaps and bounds in the past two decades. Each innovation offers benefits to existing buildings, ranging from improved occupant comfort and wellbeing to significant energy savings. Advanced lighting systems alone can improve overall lighting energy performance in a typical office by up to 40%. When packaged with window shading and advanced controls, the whole building savings can be over 20%.
New Buildings Institute’s market guide provides building owners, facility managers, and interior designers reasons to consider automated window shades, advanced lighting, and network-level control upgrades to improve thermal and visual comfort, deliver occupant control, capture energy savings, and future proof their buildings. It covers the multiple benefits of combining these technologies into one retrofit package and provides tips for success in the retrofit processRead More