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Humanity and World Health - Solar Light
These organizations and companies are making the world a better place by providing solar powered lights to replace the kerosene lanterns that are a fire hazard.
1.2 Billion people live without electricity, over 1/4 the world's population.
Check out my hometown's University of California Santa Barbara's
Unite to Light program and their 'buy one - give one' program. www.unite-to-light.org
Lighting Global is the World Bank Group’s platform supporting sustainable growth of the international off-grid lighting market as a means of increasing energy access to people not connected to grid electricity. http://www.lightingglobal.org/
In 2012, artist Olafur Eliasson and engineer Frederik Ottesen started the Little Sun project and since then, our global team has been working day by day, solar lamp by solar lamp, to bring the sustainable energy and the awesome power of the sun to everyone. #ConnectedbytheSun http://littlesun.com/
The Lumina Project is an initiative of the U.S. Department of Energy’s Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, providing industry, consumers, and policymakers with timely analysis and information on off-grid lighting solutions for the developing world. Activities combine laboratory and field-based investigations to help ensure the uptake of products and policies that maximize consumer acceptance and market impact. http://light.lbl.gov/
Well Buildings / Green Buildings
Better Buildings - DOE
Interior Lighting Campaign - DOE
E-light is intended for interior design and architecture education and professional community. The interactive interface will allow one to explore the use of lighting design software for both daylighting and electric lighting through three main modules: lighting concepts, software concepts, and lighting application. The sections cross-reference each other.
Polar Luminous Intensity Graph - http://www.uncg.edu/iar/elight/learn/design/lc_sub/photodis.html
These companies have color adjusting lighting fixtures for residential, medical, and hospitality projects.
LEDs: WADING THROUGH THE HYPE TO GET GREAT RESULTS Naomi Miller, FIES, FIALD, LC Pacific Northwest National Laboratory Naomi.Miller http://slideplayer.com/slide/1676300/
LED Light Sources - Evaluation and comparisons
This page shows teh colors used in testing color rendering in light sources.
Amber lights for turtle safety, check DarkSky.org for fixtures.
Theatrical Lighting Filters have many applications in addition to film and theater light color and intensity adjustments; including, nightlights, shadow softening, and color enhancements. Rosco's 32 page pdf is an excellent resource for learning how to use filters to control light.
Additional fun at http://us.rosco.com/en/mycolor
LED Dimming Compatibility - http://www.ledsmagazine.com/articles/iif/print/volume-2/issue-6/features/understand-compatibility-performance-and-dimming-issues-in-led-lighting-magazine.html