Toolbox: Building efficiency begins with lighting design and controls in step with the space

Toolbox: The Health Benefits of Natural Light (and 7 Ways to Get More of It)

iilluminati: Jude Kamal, Sansa Interiors

iilluminati: Jude Kamal, Sansa Interiors

Interior design relies heavily on lighting, playing a critical role in the way a space not only looks, but the way it feels. Jude Kamal, founder of Sansa Interiors, embraces this notion when planning and designing new residential projects. She illuminates each project with a holistic approach, blending contemporary context with each space’s unique purpose. Inspired by monochromatic or neutral tones, she approaches each project with bold, focused innovation. 

Kamal illuminates residential spaces in the Toronto area with inspiration from natural design elements. While home and restaurant projects are her favorite, Kamal works with clients to create open, modern lighting designs in kitchens and other unique residential spaces.


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Toolbox: Building efficiency begins with lighting design and controls in step with the space

Toolbox: Building efficiency begins with lighting design and controls in step with the space

When designing a plan for a new building or facility, building owners and facility managers should consider the power of lighting design and its long-term benefits. First impressions are key, especially when it comes to the perception of a new space. Over the years, LED lighting technology has paved the way for new and efficient lighting design techniques, enhancing the way people perceive buildings and interact with them.

LED lighting impacts more than the ambience of a commercial facility space. From laboratories to office buildings, using the right LED products can define the purpose of a workspace. Luminii’s commercial LED product portfolio features quality light fixtures delivering high CRI values and dimming capabilities that can mirror natural light. Our customizable lighting products also offer quality solutions to support efficiency and sustainability efforts.


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Toolbox: The Health Benefits of Natural Light (and 7 Ways to Get More of It)

Toolbox: The Health Benefits of Natural Light (and 7 Ways to Get More of It)

Did you know that natural light provides amazing health benefits? Natural light can help ward off seasonal depression and improve sleep. Reaping the benefits of natural light when starting a new lighting design project can spark inspiration and bring a health-driven focus into new spaces. Playing with color when selecting interior design elements can also bring healthy benefits into new residential or commercial spaces. 

Most people desire natural light and true-to-nature color rendering in their workspaces. Luminii’s commercial product portfolio and residential product portfolio feature quality light fixtures delivering high CRI values and dimming capabilities to deliver on these demands.


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Toolbox: How Lighting Affects Mood

Toolbox: How Lighting Affects Mood

Did you know that light affects our bodies on numerous levels? Over the years, humans have become so accustomed to low-quality artificial light, causing lots of confusion to the body’s internal clock. That’s why it’s so important to use the right lighting products in spaces where people spend significant amounts of time, such as offices, hotels, and residences. 

The rise in LED lighting throughout commercial and residential spaces impacts more than ambience; it affects the health and moods of people within these spaces, leading to big changes in today’s lighting trends. Luminii’s commercial product portfolio and residential product portfolio, for example, features quality light fixtures delivering high CRI values and dimming capabilities that can mirror natural light. Designing well-lit spaces promotes healthy moods and positive energy in a wide range of applications.


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Toolbox: Untangling The History of Christmas Lights

Toolbox: Untangling The History of Christmas Lights
Ever wonder where the tradition of decorating with Christmas lights comes from? Tradition aside, this celebration of light during the holiday season can be an inspiration to all. They may even serve as a core memory for people who have been moved by light displays even before realizing they wanted to pursue the art of lighting design. Whether it’s for decorating large Christmas trees or covering iconic buildings, the origin of Christmas lights is certain to open your eyes.
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Toolbox: Q&A with Haven Skyy, LC from Kirala Design

Toolbox: Q&A with Haven Skyy, LC from Kirala Design
Beyond illuminating interiors, lighting can also guide and brighten our career paths. Haven Skyy, co-founder of Kirala Design, exemplifies light’s far-reaching power. Skyy illuminates projects with a unique approach, blending playful designs with big concept ideas. Drawing inspiration from the world around him and his life experiences, Skyy completes lighting projects with precision and a sense of wonder. 
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iilluminati: Quinn Murph, Pro Design Distribution

iilluminati: Quinn Murph, Pro Design Distribution
Light plays a critical role in setting the mood and ambience of a home, all while supporting the everyday activities of residents and their guests. Quinn Murph, sales director of Pro Design Distribution, embraces this notion when planning and designing residential projects. He illuminates function-specific residential spaces with beauty and grace using his brilliant organizational skills and attention to detail.
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The Importance of Light on Health

The Importance of Light on Health
Having proper lighting in both the home and workspace is vitally important—not only for the benefits of functionality and ambience, but also for the health and happiness of those who inhabit these spaces on a regular basis. At Luminii, we have a wide portfolio of products that can give any home or office space the lighting that enhances and supports the space and individuals who interact in that area. Good quality light can support healthier living spaces, in addition to creating the perfect ambiance. Read on to learn more about the importance of light for our health.
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Retail Lighting Trends

Retail Lighting Trends
Contrary to popular belief, online shopping hasn’t completely cornered the market, which is good news for everyone in the retail industry. In fact, according to PwC’s annual consumer report, nearly 40 percent of consumers shop in a physical storefront at least once a week. Despite the ongoing pandemic, shoppers are still looking for an in-person retail experience.
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Something to Smile About: Purifii in Action in a Dental Practice

Something to Smile About: Purifii in Action in a Dental Practice
Dr. Darryl Stich established his dental practice in Brookfield, Wisconsin in 2004. A native to the area, Dr. Stich grew up in Brookfield and followed in his father’s footsteps enrolling at Marquette University School of Dentistry. He served as an officer in the United States Navy, and following a tour in Iraq he returned to Brookfield to continue his career in dentistry. Dr. Stich joined Dr. Glen Theis in establishing a reputation of patient-focused dentistry committed to the highest quality care available.
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Part 3: Purifii™ Upper Air UVGI: Real-World Applications

Part 3: Purifii™ Upper Air UVGI: Real-World Applications
How effective is the Luminii upper air UVGI Luminii system in real-world settings? Luminii developed a calculator, with the help of industry experts, that uses well-established, published methods to calculate disinfection efficiency based on UVGI system inputs. It then estimates the infection risk for a variety of pathogens by applying the Wells-Riley infection risk model.
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Part 2: Purifii™ Upper Air UVGI: Proven Efficacy

Part 2: Purifii™ Upper Air UVGI: Proven Efficacy
Aesthetically pleasing without the potential dangers of mercury — Luminii’s upper air UVGI system is a powerful tool in the “fight” against airborne pathogens like COVID-19 (SARS-CoV-2), but how does it fare in testing? To prove the efficacy of the Purifii upper air UVGI system, Innovative Bioanalysis, a third-party BSL3 lab, tested the system under laboratory conditions that simulate an interior architectural environment. The lab performed three sets of experiments that demonstrated the system's effectiveness at inactivating COVID-19, including a large reduction in virus present.
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