Shedding Light: The art of lighting and the human eye – monthly column featured in Sparks Electrical News

Shedding Light by Philip Hammond is a monthly column featured in Sparks Electrical News by Crown Publications, we he discusses a variety of  industry topics from the world of lighting such as standards and compliance, lighting applications, the role of light in our lives and more…

Oh, my word, we’re almost one third of the way through 2022. The expression, “Time and tide wait for no man,” was written by Geoffrey Chaucer, author of the well-known Canterbury Tales. Remarkably, he is often referred to as the father of English literature.

This month we will take a closer look at the visual functions of the human eye.

The science and art of lighting will depend on the adaptability of the eye to function with reasonable efficiency over a very wide range of conditions. It is important therefore that we have some knowledge of how the eye works and how the information collected by the eye is interpreted by the brain.

Continue reading the full monthly column of Shedding Light: Lower lighting loads in times of loadshedding by Philip Hammond on Sparks Electrical News HERE.


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