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Posts Tagged ‘light & lighting & daylight’

January 11, 2016

Indoor air quality, lighting and equipment criteria in upcoming nZEB legislation!

Indoor air quality in buildings and future nZEB legislation plays major role and in order to implement it by 2020, some changes in traditional requirements will be required such as: review of ventilation airflow criteria, review of filter application criteria and conciliate ......

AUTHOR: Carlos Lisboa

May 21, 2015

Europeans ventilate much more in summer but less in winter!

While Europeans are very concerned about the indoor climate in their homes, this concern only has a very limited effect on behaviour. All Europeans ventilate their homes. But homes are…...

AUTHOR: Petra Vladykova Bednarova

April 22, 2015

Healthy and comfortable indoor environment is one which is ventilated and lets in daylight!

People take more than 20,000 breaths a day [3], and we live an estimated 90 % of our lives indoors [4]. Good daylight conditions improve health, wellbeing and performance [5]…...

AUTHOR: Petra Vladykova Bednarova

January 21, 2015

History of street lights in UK!

1766 First oil-powered street lamps installed in Paris. 1807 Gas lamps introduced to London. 1932 Introduction of low pressure sodium (SOX) lamp characterized by its dull, monochromatic yellow light. Although…...

AUTHOR: Petra Vladykova Bednarova

September 12, 2013

Does ageing really mean business?

When reading my monthly supply of journals, one article has caught my eye with a title: “Indoor environmental criteria for older adults: Ageing means business”. Not feeling so old, yet,…...

AUTHOR: Petra Vladykova Bednarova