- 02 Sep
How Daylight Boosts Student and Teacher Performance
Research spurred by sustainable school initiatives and heightened international test score competition has shown that daylight has a large positive impact on student and teacher performance. With several decades of studies to draw from, the data makes it clear that schools with a "daylight deficit" are missing the chance for serious educational improvement, and may be hurting their students in the process.
- 23 Aug
How Does Daylight Affect Worker Productivity?
From the dawn of the electric age, scientific research has shown that access to natural lighting is one of the most important factors in boosting worker productivity and overall well-being. From silk weavers in the 1920s to workers in the high-tech offices and mega-warehouses of today, studies paint a clear picture of the vital need to provide employees with quality daylight.
- 19 Aug
Why Saudis are Going Solar
Prince Turki bin Saud bin Mohammad Al Saud belongs to the family that rules Saudi Arabia. He wears a white thawb and ghutra, the traditional robe and headdress of Arab men, and he has a cavernous office hung with portraits of three Saudi royals. When I visited him in Riyadh this spring, a waiter poured tea and subordinates took notes as Turki spoke. Everything about the man seemed to suggest Western notions of a complacent functionary in a complacent, oil-rich kingdom.
- 13 Aug
SASO Certification of Ecopower EP600 and EP900
We are proud to announce that our distributed product, Ecopower EP600 and EP900 from EDMONDS is SASO Certified.
At the TUV Rheinland labs the motor on the ECOPOWER 600 and ECOPOWER 900 models were tested in accordance with the SASO/IEC 60335.2.80:2002 / SASO/IEC 60335.1.2010, SASO 1062:2007.This certification allows us to openly market the product in the region and quickens its importation.
- 30 Jul
Solatube Daylighting System vs. Ordinary Skylights
Skylights have been around in various styles for many years now and most of us have experienced a skylight at some stage during our life, whether it was a traditional square skylight, a tubular skylight or a plain old roof window.
Whilst all of these varieties have been created with one purpose, to bring natural light into our homes, very often there are an array of issues that are associated with these products.