Results from a Europe-wide survey reveal that current lighting in the workplace is not satisfying end-users and their needs, while at the same time having a big impact on productivity and human wellbeing.
The survey, conducted as part of the Repro-light project, polled 1,100 workers across Germany, Spain, Italy and Austria. Participants were asked to consider their working environment’s lighting and what changes they would like to see that could improve their productivity, mood, and performance.
More than half of respondents (56
The results go on to show that women significantly more often encouraged
It is not only the need for improved light: more than half said that the physical luminaire aesthetics where important to them, especially workers under 30. Some 80
All of these factors play a role in the greater impact of lighting on the workforce. Not surprisingly, more than 90
The Repro-light project, part of the European Commission’s Horizon 2020 work programme, will now be moving into the next phases of investigation and design iteration to develop a ‘Luminaire of the Future’ that will endeavour to meet all the user needs
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