Light also has a positive impact on work satisfaction and sick-related absenteeism. In addition, light ensures that the risk of accidents in the workplace can be significantly reduced1. However, the amount of energy we consume for our lighting increases every year2. In some buildings lighting is the largest single category of electricity consumption. For office buildings in Europe it accounts for as much as half of the building's total energy use3.
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The use of DESSO Light Reflection Master® can increase the brightness of a room by up to 14%6 and can reduce lighting costs by up to 10%6.
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1) Edwards, L., Torcellini, P. National Renewable Energy Laboratory (2002). A Literature Review of the Effects of Natural Light on Building Occupants.
2) Lighting energy in buildings. Retrieved October 2010 from http://lightinglab.fi/IEAAnnex45/guidebook
3) Data based on calculations made with DIALux software, based on closed cell office without furniture and without windows. The results depend on the size of the room, the height of the ceiling, the amount of light coming in from outside and the general nature of the surroundings.