Rufei Wang, a first year MDesS Energy and Environment student at the Graduate School of Design, joined Lam Partners for two weeks for Harvard GSD’s January Term Externship Program. Rufei worked on a research project with Lam Designer Kera Lagios, studying the relationship between automatic shades and building orientation.
Kera and Rufei will continue the research investigating relationships between daylighting, electric lighting, and energy. Stay tuned.
Dan Weissman, Director of Lam Labs at Lam Partners, has published an article in Architectural Lighting Magazine demystifying controls in the new age of LEDs.
“The options are plentiful, but, in the end, most lighting control scenarios still boil down to the basic questions. When should the lights be turned on? How bright? When should they be turned off? What is their purpose? Ultimately, what we seek are integrated systems that provide the light we need at the times we need it, monitor and minimize energy use, and entertain us when the moment is right.”