6 March 2018

REPORT: LED’s Buy Greener – Shedding Light on Sustainable Procurement

The International Environmental Institute, IIIEE, at Lund Unviersity, publish their latest research regarding environmental impacts in the life-cycle of LED, as well as a review of the decision-making process in partner municipalities when procuring lighting solutions. The report provides important knowledge and recommendations to improve decision making for sustainable lighting solutions.

The publication is the collective work of both students and staff engaged in the Lighting Metropolis project at IIIEE.

Read and download the report here.




30 November 2017

REVIEW: Procedures for investigating effects of  lighting for pedestrians

One of the aims of outdoor lighting in public spaces, such as pathways and subsidiary roads, is to help pedestrians to evaluate the intentions of other people. This paper discusses how a pedestrians’ appraisal of another persons’ intentions in artificially lit outdoor environments can be studied. We review the visual cues that might be used, and the experimental design with which effects of changes in lighting could be investigated to best resemble the pedestrian experience in artificially lit urban environments.

The report can be read & downloaded here.


9 November 2017

Seminar on the legal framework for Public Private Innovation

The latest seminars on PPI (OPI in SE/DK) presented hands-on tools for how to work with the newly created legal templates, and were held in both Sweden and Denmark respectively. You can view & download the presentations here (SE / DK).

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20 October 2017

Lighting of the future at the Neonatal unit

Report on the pioneering conceptual lighting design work to develop human centric lighting for the new Neonatal unit at Helsingborg hospital. Lighting designers Åsa Moum and Moa Pauhlson presents and describes their 5 light recipes (in SW).

Read/download the report here.





26 September 2017

Dynamic lighting study 

This Lighting Metropolis study was conducted as part of a wider Scandinavian focus to become a regional market leader in intelligent lighting solutions. It’s a collaboration between Survey Party and ProLab, which is part of Lund University where the test beds for three dynamic lighting fixtures have been placed and have been active since March 2016. Furthermore, ProLab and Lund University have been active in spreading these findings and early realised the gains of a human focused lighting. Another major contributor has been the Technical University of Denmark (DTU), which has helped to measure the new lighting.

Read/download the report here.





5 September 2017

Bridging the gap between demand & supply

With cross-disciplinary competencies predicted to be in particularly high demand in 2020, a new & timely study by Aalborg University in Copenhagen comprehensively maps the current gaps between the demand and supply in lighting related skills, as well as providing recommendations for how to narrow them.

Read/download the report here (including the appendix here).






7 March 2017

The world’s brightest cities

In a new international benchmark study, conducted by Copenagen Capacity that analyses the best perfoming cities within a range of lighting criterias, Greater Copenhagen takes a prominent 3rd position.

The overall aim of the analyses was to locate cities around the world that make sense for our partner group to conduct field & study trips to, as part of the project’s work. The initial search resulted in 351 cities across 81 countries, whereafter CopCap applied additional criterias, such as memberships in relevant organisations, certain categories for ongoing or planned projects, availability of research insitutions.

This resulted in a reduction to our final 27 cities, spread across 15 countries and 4 continents. Please read the report for further details about the methodology used in this analyses.

Read the full report here.






16 December 2016

Circle of light – the impact of LED’s lifecycle

14 students at IIIEE,  Lund University, have over the past term reviewed the sustainability aspects of LED’s lifecycle, from the extraction of resources to manufacturing, distribution, use and end-of-life process – and present it here.

The review is the first step in making the processes and environmental impact behind production, distribution and usage of LED more open and transparent, with the ambition to create clear guidelines & recommendations for commisioners of LED at a municipal level during 2017.

Read the full review here.




19 August 2016

LED-tech as a strategic tool for sustainable mobility

Report from Lund University IIIEE, case studying Zabrze in Poland, on how LED-technology can work as a strategic tool for sustainable mobility. Please click on the link below to read or download the report.

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4 March 2016

Showcasing models of innovative lighting solutions

‘LED’s light the future’ is a report from Lund University IIIEE, presenting eight models of innovative lighting solutions; from business models for street lighting, to revitalising pedestrian tunnels with LED light, and the use of the latest LED solutions in sport facilities.

Please click on the link below to read or download the report.

LEDs Light the Future