Topics: Building industry
Millions of fluorescent luminaires are phased out – updated AllFive offers highest energy efficiency
Fagerhult is launching an updated version of its popular luminaire called AllFive, just in time for the phase-out of conventional fluorescent tubes within the EU region. This new luminaire is highly energy-efficient, with an IP44 rating. It comes in three different lengths (600, 1200, and 1500 mm) and is designed for easy installation.
Fagerhult commits to Science Based Targets initiative
With the good light in focus, we have refined and clarified our sustainability promise – by reason of protecting the prospects of future generations and the planet.
Kvisten shows the way – with wood, craftsmanship, and upscaled reflectors from television sets
Kvisten – a luminaire that is both innovative and traditional, built from 77 percent recycled or renewable materials.
The Experience Centre – brings new insights to the world of light
Welcome to our new Experience Centre in the heart of Fagerhult – a complete experience characterised by knowledge, interactivity, and collaboration. Here you’ll be able to feel, evaluate, and explore all the dimensions of light.
Now Fagerhult has made it even easier to make a sustainable choice for your lighting solution. In our updated luminaire Discovery, we have reduced the amount of fossil raw materials by using plastic from renewable sources.
Induflex – Light at new levels
The reliable and powerful Induflex luminaire is an excellent solution for industrial sites, warehouses or grocery stores. With long life time, low energy consumption and high light performance, it is optimal for areas where maintenance and service access of luminaires is difficult and/or entails costly interruptions in operations.
United to create healthier, more productive indoor environments
The four companies Camfil, Condair, Fagerhult and Swegon have teamed up to establish Healthy Indoors Alliance, a joint initiative to improve the healthfulness, productivity and comfort of the people in commercial, public and residential buildings. The website, healthyindoors.eu, features comprehensive information vital to understanding how we can create sustainable, healthy indoors.
The future is handmade
Art and culture are excellent ways to turn given concepts upside down. One avant-gardist, who does not fear new paths, is artist and designer Bea Szenfeld. She is the trained potter who’s giant paper dresses now can be found on celebrities, at the Nobel prize ceremony, in fashion magazines and in museums. We met with her to hear her thoughts on exploring new materials – and her love to paper.
Lighting for underground spaces
Working in an underground environment is a great challenge both physically and mentally – and even biologically. The constant lack of daylight, and connection to the world, during work hours may cause disorders in the innate biological clock. Hear Henrika Pihlajaniemi, M.Sc. (Arch), D.Sc. (Tech) University of Oulu, describing the attempt to mimic daylight 1 400 meters underground.
Redefining the workplace - a visionary outlook on the office from Kinnarps
Interior design company Kinnarps originated as a family owned business (and still is to this day) from the country side - and is now a synonym internationally for ergonomics and quality. We have met with Henrik Axell, Workplace strategist, and Johanna Walden, Brand and concept marketing manager, to hear their thoughts on how we can redefine the workplace post-pandemic.
Keep up with standards
This autumn 2021 a revised version of EN 12464-1 is published, which sets requirements for Lighting of indoor work places. We met with Tommy Govén, Senior Designer and Adviser in Light and Lighting, and Klas Rejgård, Standard Specialist at Fagerhult, to learn more.
Notor 65 Dynamic - With the light qualities of nature
Sprung out of research, the innovative Notor 65 Dynamic has now seen the light of day – as the first of its kind. With a clear focus on our perceived well-being, it brings the light qualities of nature to our indoor environments. With a diffuse direct/indirect light, combined with directional light from a spotlight mounted on the side, dynamic and natural-like lighting is created.
Omvänt mentorskap/ Reversed mentorship
Since the Chamber of Commerce Jönköpings County and Fagerhult began a dialogue regarding mentorship, there has been a clear common purpose - to do the opposite. That is why they are now initiating Reverse Mentorship - a cross-generational mentorship program starting 2021.// Nu inleder Handelskammaren och Fagerhult ett samarbete kring Omvänt mentorskap - ett generationsöverbryggande ledarinitiativ.
The waste is the win - making your carbon footprint tip-toe.
Sustainability and environmental awareness are (thankfully) on everyone’s agenda these days. And for real change to happen, we all need to make new choices. Meet some of the people at Fagerhult, that has challenged themselves into thinking outside the box, resulting in - a little box.
Multilume Re:Think - making your carbon footprint tip-toe.
Our popular flatpanel Multilume Slim has seen the light of day in a new skin; Multilume Re:Think. By replacing the material in the luminaire body with renewable resources in one of our best-selling products, we reduce the climate impact from the luminaire body by 83% (compared to a Multilume Slim). An environmental take on a versatile luminaire, where the waste is now the win.
Fagerhult X Securitas
Together with Securitas, Fagerhult is presenting a collaborative solution where we combine smart lighting control with security. By taking advantage of existing lighting architecture, with extended functionality, the systems' management of flows and resources in the event of incidents and evacuations is facilitated. All to increase the feeling of security and safety in the premises.
Setting the biological clock - with light
Even though we consider ourselves modern people, our brains are really not that up to date. We are still biological creatures, affected by the shifts in nature - something that is very apparent in the Health and Care sector.
Apart from its central role in vision itself, light is important for many physiological and psychological processes for us humans. It can improve concentration, affect our
Lighting first aid for the TikTok-generation
When lighting expert Shelley James realized how lockdown affects the wellbeing of kids and teenagers, she was shocked. Now she is joining forces with Fagerhult to improve the light health of the TikTok-generation.
Fagerhult celebrates 76 years in 2021
This year was our 75th anniversary, and we would have loved to celebrate it with you. But in the current situation there has not been a safe way of doing so. Instead, we hope to be able to celebrate our 76-year anniversary in 2021, while aiming for another 75 years together.
The electric Advent candelabra – A Swedish lighting phenomenon
The electric Advent candelabra are a Swedish lighting tradition that cannot be experienced anywhere else in the world. December is a true light feast in the western world. As people are decorating their homes and cities for the festive season nothing is spared when it comes to volts and wattages.