- 24 Apr
Cuts to electricity subsidies boost solar thermal in Saudi Arabia
For some time, the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, home to the second-largest oil reserves in the world, has taken steps to diversify into renewable energy generation. In solrico’s international survey, conducted among suppliers of solar water heater kits in late 2018, it was ranked the world’s fifth most promising export market in the years to come. Residential buildings, followed by solar-heated pools and hotels, drive demand for hot water in the country.
47% of Employees feel Tired Due to Lack of Natural Light
70% of Employees Perform improve their performance when they have Access to Natural Light
- 14 Apr
What’s the Top Workplace Perk? You Might Be Surprised.
In the workplace, there are a lot of things that are provided as perks. But the one that bubbles to the top might not be what you’d expect. A recent Business Insider article cited a Future Workplace study for the Harvard Business Review that identifies natural light in the workplace as a major benefit for employees.
- 20 Oct
Plan Home Renovation with Solatube Skylights
If you want to create a healthier home through renovations, Solatube skylights are a fantastic solution. Introduce more natural light into the home to make the space brighter and happier, and as a means of lowering your overall electrical lighting use during the day. Solatube skylights can reduce energy costs, improve the look and feel of a space, and create a healthier home.
- 01 Sep
The True Capability and Performance of Natural Ventilators
There are now a large variety of wind powered ventilator designs in the marketplace and just as wide a range of performance claims. A lot of the claims exceed that available from similar size mechanically driven axial fans tested to ISO 5801. Clearly impossible.Most performance claims also make no reference to established standards or tests. Edmonds undertook extensive test work using established standards to unequivocally determine the true capability of natural ventilators.
- 05 Aug
Why using motion detectors on luminaires makes sense
We know them from the front doors of our homes – motion detectors. They switch on the lights when we approach the entrance. Sometimes they also switch them on when a neighbor's cat walks by. But can such systems be used in cities and companies?
Streetlights today have set hours and daylight levels at which they are switched on – irrespective of the traffic volume. Cities and companies can easily install sensors and advanced lighting management systems on their exterior luminaires.