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Efficient and sustainable energy lighting solutions
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The electric lighting is responsible for 15% of the electricity consumption, the efficiency in this sector has a good progress in recent years, it can still improve more. Conventional energy sources are polluting and limited, so it is essential to use less aggressive energies with the environment. In lighting, this premise is being implemented in a cross-cutting manner, but in response to varied and sometimes contradictory interests. The development of lighting devices based on solar radiation is an inalienable objective, as is the use of artificial lighting sources that are clean with the environment. To achieve these two objectives, it is essential to know and study the design techniques of non-image optics. In the present work we present new systems design techniques and lighting elements: ray tracing optimization technique, light vector field technique. As well as its implementation and application in various areas of lighting: lighting in office buildings, libraries museums. We show that renewable energy strategy in the field of lighting not only produce energy save, also produce good effects in other aspects of human life like well-being, productivity and heritage conservation.

Paper Details

Date Published: 9 September 2019
PDF: 12 pages
Proc. SPIE 11120, Nonimaging Optics: Efficient Design for Illumination and Solar Concentration XVI, 111200Q (9 September 2019);
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Angel García-Botella, Univ. Politécnica de Madrid (Spain)
Daniel Vázquez-Moliní, Univ. Complutense de Madrid (Spain)
Berta Garcia-Fernandez, Univ. Complutense de Madrid (Spain)
Antonio-Álvarez Fernandez-Balbuena, Univ. Complutense de Madrid (Spain)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 11120:
Nonimaging Optics: Efficient Design for Illumination and Solar Concentration XVI
Roland Winston; Eli Yablonovitch, Editor(s)

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