September 15, 2021   

5 Big Questions:  Human Centric Lighting

We catch up with Dr. Kevin Houser to discuss the science, application and sentiments relating to Human Centric Lighting.

Dr. Houser is a Professor at Oregon State with a joint appointment at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory. He is also editor-in-chief of LEUKOS, the journal of the Illuminating Engineering Society (IES), and co-founder of Lyralux, Inc. 


Topics we explore:

  1. Is Human Centric Lighting a science term or a marketing term?  (1:05)

  2. What is one piece of guidance relating to Human Centric Lighting that seems to resonate most with the lighting design community?  (2:40)

  3. There are many different standards and guidelines written on the topic of Human Centric Lighting.  What should specifiers and other lighting people look to for guidance?  (5:07)

  4. What could lighting manufacturers be doing to better support modern lighting needs?  (6:44)

  5. How does someone best describe the return on investment (ROI) of Human Centric Lighting?  (9:14)


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