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July 26, 2016
LED lighting in cities - MatrixLED

LED lighting in cities

As of April 2016, around 54 percent of the world’s population currently resides in urbanised areas, according to data from the World Bank. The number of people living in urban areas is expected to increase by 1.5 times to 6 billion come 2045, which means that the world’s cities will have to accommodate an additional population of 2 billion overall by that time. In the World Urbanisation Prospects report released by Population Division of the United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs in 2014, the organisation said that the number of the world’s megacities—defined as urban areas with populations […]
March 9, 2016
How Sustainable Architecture Can Benefit from LEDs

How Sustainable Architecture Can Benefit from LEDs

  Buildings have a significant impact on the environment. Globally, the building sector uses about 40% of primary energy.[1]  In Australia, buildings account for about 130 million tonnes (Mt) of greenhouse gas emissions each year which represents 23% of Australia’s total emissions.[2] The movement toward ‘green’ buildings has been a response to the now widespread recognition that enhanced built environments lead to positive ecological and social outcomes.[3] In Australia, green buildings are defined, designed, evaluated and marketed using green rating schemes which provide sustainability guidelines, benchmarks and calculation methodologies for building attributes and performance.[4] According to the Chief Executive Officer […]