The fascination of light
What you should know about light and lighting
A capuccino in the sun, a day at the beach: light makes us feel good. It stirs emotions, influences moods and biorhythms. We all notice this during the winter when days are short and sunshine is rare. When daylight fades, artificial lighting steps in.
Modern lighting does a great deal more than make it easier for us to see in the dark. Today, it enables us at any time to create an environment that combines wellbeing with security, promotes concentration and health – and saves energy while providing a better quality of lighting.
Before you embark on a long search, check here for quick clarification. The lighting glossary explains technical terms such as lux and lumen, the FAQs provide answers to the most frequently asked questions.
Colour rendering, illuminance, glare limitation: What quality features are crucial for the quality of a lighting installation? licht.de explains key terms in the language of lighting.
Luminaires, lamps, operating devices: modern lighting technology is efficient, tailored to requirements and convenient. Check here for detailed information about lighting components.
Switch on, switch off? Intelligent lighting management harnesses daylight and regulates and controls lighting according to needs - which saves a great deal of energy and enhances lighting comfort.
Lighting and the environment
Daylight naturally impacts on our environment. But so does artificial lighting. So environmental acceptability is an important criterion for luminaires, lamps and operating devices.