None can deny that proper lighting plays a very important role in hospitals. It is so important to keep the morale up in patients, which is possible through proper lighting in the patient rooms, operation theatre, ICU, etc. Right type of lighting stimulates our motivation and can keep us calm, whereas an inadequate lighting can affect us negatively. Proper lighting system can also help people to recover faster.
According to health experts, lighting solutions for hospitals should be chosen very carefully keeping in mind the ambience, well-being and sustainability. To create the correct ambience, the lighting condition should be comfortable that will help to ease patients and their families.
LED lighting solutions are very suitable for in hospitals as they provide long lifespan, low heat output and greater design possibilities than traditional lighting. Also, LED lights are being integrated into the building automation systems, and through dimming and sensing control systems they prove to be very beneficial for healthcare.
LED lights with high colour rendition are suitable for healthcare applications. With LED lights, heat generation into a space is minimum. Also, the ability of LED luminaires to create targeted light distribution reduces shadows and improves doctors? visual acuity.
However, just one type of lighting solution will not be adequate as a hospital has lighting requirements for many specific areas like offices, waiting rooms, entrance halls, circulation rooms, operating theaters, ICU, patient rooms, corridors and parks. There are different lighting solutions for all these different areas.