Office lighting investments : payoffs for people and the environment

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Series titleConstruction Technology Update; no. 10
Physical description4 p.
SubjectOffice lighting; Fluorescent lighting
AbstractFluorescent lighting arranged in regular arrays of recessed fluorescent lamps, which once passed muster as good, even excellent office lighting, nowadays causes interfering glare on computer screens. (Over the years, people have come to work differently: from paper on horizontal surfaces to vertical computer screens.) The results of an experiment with people working under various lighting conditions in an office reveal that people work more productively and with less eye strain under fluorescent lamps that have an electronic ballast. And more productively yet with certain types of louvers and certain combinations of ambient and task lighting.
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PublisherInstitute for Research in Construction. National Research Council Canada
AffiliationNRC Institute for Research in Construction; National Research Council Canada
NoteAussi disponible en français : Investir dans l'éclairage des bureaux: des retombées pour les employés et pour l' environnement
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NRC number41945
NPARC number20325882
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Record created2012-07-18
Record modified2016-05-09
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