Smart way to light up offices and cut power bill [News]
By Feng Zengkun, The Straits Times, 12 Nov 2011.
Let there be light – but not too much of it, please.
Researchers in Singapore are trying out a new way to keep offices lit that uses only half as much energy.
This is done by letting office workers customise the light that falls on their desks.
In most offices, each cubicle is lit by an individual ceiling bulb that can only be switched on or off.
In the researchers’ project, workers can specify the level of brightness they want with a remote control.
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Source: The Straits Times