Lighting Quality and Office Work: A Field Simulation Study

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TypeTechnical Report
Physical description169 p.
SubjectLighting and health; Office lighting; Open-plan offices [cubicles]
AbstractThe question this study addressed was, "Can different forms of realistic office lighting affect the performance of office work or the health and well-being of employees?" An office was furnished as a typical open plan workplace for nine workers, with perimeter windows allowing access to a view but limited daylight penetration. Two experiments were conducted. In Experiment 1, there were provisions for changing between four lighting installations:
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PublisherNational Research Council Canada
AffiliationNRC Institute for Research in Construction; National Research Council Canada
Peer reviewedNo
NRC numberNRC-IRC-15879
NPARC number20393390
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Record identifier3e48868b-5195-403a-82a6-4cf900efe149
Record created2012-07-26
Record modified2017-07-05
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