Lighting the Way: Episode 14 - Human-Centric Lighting

In this episode, we talk with James Tu, CEO of Energy Focus, about human-centric lighting systems.

02/03/2021
Lighting the Way

In episode 14 of Lighting the Way, Managing Editor Amy McIntosh spoke with James Tu, CEO of Energy Focus, about human-centric lighting systems. He defined human-centric lighting, outlined the installation process and costs involved, and explained the benefits of installing a human centric lighting system in commercial and hospitality settings. He also discussed the use of UV light for disinfection, which will continue to be applicable after COVID-19 has passed. 

Energy Focus is an innovator of sustainable LED lighting technologies and solutions based in Solon, Ohio. As the creator of the first UL-certified “low-flicker” LED products on the U.S. market, Energy Focus products provide extensive energy and maintenance savings, and aesthetics, safety, health and sustainability benefits over conventional lighting. Since 2007, Energy Focus has installed approximately 900,000 lighting products across U.S. Navy fleet, including TLEDs, waterline security lights, explosion-proof globes and berth lights, saving more than five million gallons of fuel and 300,000 man-hours in lighting maintenance annually. Today, Energy Focus has expanded into the commercial market for LED lighting while continuing to work with the U.S. Navy. Customers include U.S. and foreign navies, U.S. federal, state and local governments, healthcare and educational institutions, as well as Fortune 500 companies.

This episode is sponsored by Dallas Market Center.

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Lighting the Way is a podcast from the editors of Furniture, Lighting & Decor magazine, spotlighting the latest innovations in lighting design and technology. Join us twice a month for interviews with lighting industry experts to learn how the industry is moving forward.

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