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We rely on research when developing new lighting solutions that benefit our three focus areas: people’s quality of life, our society and the environment. Science is a constant source of inspiration when creating ever more user-friendly, intelligent solutions.
True technological impact
Lighting is much more than just light as the effect of light can be profound. When there are favourable light conditions, students find it easier to learn new things and people feel better in the workplace. Lighting can also contribute significantly to common spaces, creating safe and beautiful environments. That is why we focus on the best possible solution for every situation and every environment.
Smart and connected control systems are enablers for new innovative lighting solutions. We are at the forefront of connectivity, with increased energy efficiency as one of the big wins. Convenience and adaptability in both indoor and outdoor environments are some of the other benefits of tomorrow’s lighting solutions.
New opportunities to enable a smarter world
Despite the significant energy savings from LED technology, up to 70% of a luminaire's life cycle impact comes from electricity. Smart connected lighting controls are therefore an important part of our current and future offering. This means we can reduce both the environmental impact of our solutions and the cost for our customers.
In addition, connected solutions create new business opportunities and are gaining significant interest from the market. Sensor data gathering and integration into larger systems open up new partnerships that can generate new business for us, but more importantly, more value for our customers.
We want products from all of our brands to be interoperable and work together, which is why we practiced our Group approach by bringing together the resources from our Connectivity teams into Organic Response. Our goal is to make it simple for customers to use our solutions and work with us as a partner.
Read more below about our Connectivity brand Organic Response.
Fagerhult joined up with Securitas to explore new business opportunities with the Organic Response solution. The result is a new innovative service in which smart sensors in the lighting solution are used to detect and locate people. A brand-new role for lighting, a safer working environment for the people at Securitas, and overall increased safety.
An open intelligent solution
Organic Response is our intelligent lighting control system that achieves unprecedented energy savings at a fraction of the installation cost of traditional systems. At the heart of the system is the Sensor Node, which is integrated into each luminaire.
Based on Distributed Intelligence, it allows each individual luminaire to make lighting decisions based on the presence of occupants in its immediate vicinity, ambient light levels, and information it receives from its neighboring luminaires.
The system is plug-and-play and works offline out of the box, without commissioning. Adding a gateway enables more lighting control functionality and analytics tools. The Organic Response solution includes an online portal, but there is also an open API interface for customers to choose their own software and integrations.
Fighting complexity since 2011
Organic Response originates from a start-up formed in Melbourne 2011. It was founded to address complexities in available lighting control systems. This had become a barrier to the functionality they intended to provide.
Users were left confused with respect to the control functionality and installations required configuration by highly skilled professionals for even base-level operation. This resulted in the configuration often becoming inappropriate over time, resulting in lights burning long into the night.
Organic Response is a lighting control system designed to respond to human presence and ambient light with elegance and unparalleled simplicity – delivering excellent energy savings and occupancy comfort without a complex configuration.
Since 2017, Organic Response has been part of Fagerhult Group, supplying control systems to our Group brands.
Light and health
Contributing to better lives
When it comes to people’s well-being, studies in recent years have shown how important light intensity and color temperature can be, for example that light’s color temperatures can create warm light that has a soothing effect and helps us to relax, or cold light that energizes and activates us.
Human beings spend more and more time indoors, and our mood, sleepiness and productivity are all connected to hormones that respond to light. Our aim is to develop and design solutions that contribute to our well-being, productivity and creativity. In concrete terms, this means indoor environments, like offices, lecture halls or healthcare wards, where correctly adapted lighting can help us to perform and feel better.
Fagerhult Lighting Academy
In 2004, Fagerhult established the Fagerhult Lighting Academy in order to share insights about light, lighting and lighting design and learn more about how light effects our health and wellbeing.
The Academy also participates in research at several universities and spreads knowledge about how lighting can contribute to people’s performance, health and well-being.
Lighting up environments
Creating an enhanced and safer world
Lighting is much more than just illumination. It can change our perception of an area, or even an entire city, make it safer and more attractive, or instill pride and a sense of belonging. That’s why we believe we have a bigger role to play in outdoor environments.
Our brands specialize in finding the best solution for each unique project, and demands can range from pure beautification to creating safe and secure environments. To complete our solution, we add smart and connected control systems to help save energy, improve lighting control and simplify installation and maintenance.
Illuminating the city of light
With a special Department of Urban Lighting, no one takes light as seriously as the city of Lyon. Learn more about how iGuzzini helped the city to shine even brighter.