Subjects: Energy issues
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 Sony - a smart collaboration with people in focus
Through a new collaborative initiative, Fagerhult's wireless lighting control system, Organic Response, and Sony's navigation system for large offices, Nimway, can now work together to provide better overviews and control of flows in larger buildings. This gives direct benefits for the employee working environment, saving time and increasing efficiency.
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.
UN-iting businesses for a better world
In a time of global disruption, ambitious climate action is as urgent as ever. The United Nations has therefore worked continuously to unite business efforts with governmental initiatives, for the past 20 years. But in order to meet the 17 UN Climate Goals, and reach the 1,5˚C by 2030, we need to Recover Better. This is how the lighting industry may contribute.
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.
Saved by the light - how lighting can prevent unwanted behavior
The expanding capabilities with LED's are well suited to the shifting urban landscape. Creative outdoor lighting can change, and prevent, unwanted behaviour. In some cases, it can even save lives.
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.
Effects of working from home during Covid -19
More people are working from home amid the COVID-19 pandemic. While avoiding the office and staying socially distant is crucial to stopping the spread of the virus, working from home can bring about other health concerns. Here are some risks to take into account – but also examples of how you can find variation at your home office desk.
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.
The beauty is in the brain of the beholder
Advances in neuroimaging allows us to have a more indepth understanding of how our brain processes impressions. We now know more of how the brain perceives form, symmetry and colour. We even know what the brain’s favourite shape is, an innate preference from mans early age.
Double Dynamic Lighting - combining two worlds
Double Dynamic Lighting (DDL) is a lighting design concept for dynamic indoor lighting. In short, you adjust the electrical lighting in real time so that it complements daylight. This is to be able to create more motivating and engaging environments and increase well-being in indoor spaces. Meet professor Ellen Kathrine Hansen, one of the forces behind it.
Research project combines dynamic daylight and artificial light
A new approach to lighting design and technology is the focus of the Double Dynamic Lighting project conducted by the renowned Aalborg University (Copenhagen), supported by several leading lighting companies. The research team is exploring the combination of dynamic daylight and artificial light in a spatial context, opening up a new dimension in supporting different working requirements.
Scoot linear - Form follows function
Bring peace and harmony to your premises, with a luminaire family that highlight the brains favourite shape.
Daniel Johansson appointed new Managing Director for Fagerhults Belysning AB
Daniel Johansson has been appointed the new Managing Director for Fagerhults Belysning AB. Daniel is taking over after Anders Fransson May 1st, 2020. Anders Fransson is moving on to a new role within Fagerhult Group, after four successful years as Managing Director for Fagerhults Belysning. He will be succeeded by Daniel Johansson, currently MD of Fagerhults Belysning Sweden.