The correct type of lighting can significantly improve children’s learning, especially if it is natural light, research shows.
Full spectrum lighting, including sunlight and artificial lighting that replicated natural light, is known to improve behaviour, reduce anxiety and boost health. In turn, these improvements translate to a marked improvement in learning.
LED specialist FortisDay is the preferred supplier to AMR Consult, to ensure more schools can benefit from maximum energy savings and guarantee the most technologically advanced lighting for educational facilities.
UK-wide specialist services firm, AMR Consult works with clients offering a broad range of technical advice and project and programme management services.
As a growing population puts further strain on the demand for public services and school places, local authorities are turning to modular buildings to construct lower carbon buildings more quickly. These buildings, which are typically manufactured offsite and pieced together, demand an alternative approach when it comes to lighting control solutions. Martyn Frear, Business Development Manager at CP Electronics looks at key drivers behind the modular building boom and what this means for the lighting control industry.
Modular buildings…a viable option?
According to the Carbon Trust, getting lighting right is essential for both energy efficiency and the bank balance of a school, and as importantly for the wellbeing of its occupants.
In the third of this special series of lighting in education guides, Energys will explore how LED upgrades can create multiple financial opportunities. It can also improve site health and safety, maintenance, and deliver infrastructure gains for bursars.
Low-energy LED recessed modular panels have been specified at four schools operated by GFM. The trend for schools, colleges and universities to replace poor efficiency legacy lighting systems with cost-effective LED fixtures is now well-established – thanks in no small part to the innovative technology that Tamlite Lighting has been able to deliver to the educational community.
With a firm focus on the training and education marketplace, Kramer offers two technology solutions aimed at dramatically changing the way that staff engage with students and showed them for the first time in Stand C418 at BETT, Excel London, 20-23 January 2016.