When considering the importance of the NICU there are a number of things that may come to mind, but unless you are a lighting professional, lighting is not likely your number one thought.
In a post pandemic world, many offices and community spaces have new or changed purposes.
Mid-century modern lighting design is a style that emerged in the mid-20th century. It’s commonly characterized by its use of clean lines, simple forms, and a focus on function.
On October 2nd, 2017, the Nobel Prize in Phsyiology or Medicine was jointly awarded to Dr. Jeffrey C. Hall, Dr. Michael Rosbash and Dr. Michael W. Young for their research and discoveries on the molecular mechanisms that control our circadian rhythms.
Visa Lighting and a few other manufacturers partnered with the Institute for Patient Centered Design to create the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit Simulation Lab.
We are just beginning to understand the human body's relationship to light and color temperature. Many studies have questioned how alterations in light impact our circadian rhythms, stress levels, sleep habits, mental health, appetite, etc.
We've spent years figuring out how to design luminaires for behavioral health – and with good reason. Though this is a relatively new building sector, safety standards have guided designers toward the right product specifications and programming strategies for a while.
When exploring how light impacts health, the best place to start is the human eye.
When innovating new products, the Visa Lighting engineering team always try to follow our company and industry standards for quality and safety.
How outdoor spaces and catenary pendants can benefit healthcare professionals