LED DESIGN FORUM: Controlling consumers' expectations of LED lighting: why dimming is so important (MAGAZINE)
Manufacturers of LED lighting products need to consider the control options for their products and understand the applications in which their products will be used, say Chris Salvestrini and Amanda Beebe.
The story of why to dim your lights has been around for a long time, and many people know that lighting controls can improve personal comfort, increase occupant productivity, extend luminaire lifetime and save energy. However, with the introduction of new lighting technologies it seems that this story is often forgotten, at least until the market is full of disgruntled consumers and building occupants.
This article was published in the April 2009 issue of LEDs Magazine.
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