Office

FOR YEARS, standards and guidelines have dictated that office workers be given static, uniform lighting no matter how much daylight is available.  But an ongoing study appears to show that this lighting is not what they actually want.  In research on workplace illumination conducted by Aalborg University in Denmark, the subjects preferred a combination of...
Hospitality/Leisure

DINERS believe food that’s brightly lit tastes better, researchers have discovered.  In an experiment at a fine-dining restaurant in the Netherlands, scientists found that guests eating under bright ambient light perceived the overall taste of the dish as more intense as opposed to those exposed to the dim lighting. The findings could force a rethink of...