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Alice Liao

Alice Liao

An independent writer and editor, Alice Liao has covered the building and design industry for more than 15 years. She is a former editor of Architectural Lighting and Kitchen & Bath Business. Her articles have appeared in several publications, including EcoStructure, SNAP, and Hamptons.

Alice Liao's Posts

Blue-Light Hazard and LEDs: Fact or Fiction? Blue-Light Hazard and LEDs: Fact or Fiction?

The advent of solid-state lighting in everyday applications has renewed research interest in whether its spectral profile can lead to increased health risks. Read more

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The Task at Hand: New Display Technologies Require a Re-examination of Office Lighting Strategies The Task at Hand: New Display Technologies Require a Re-examination of Office Lighting Strategies

Advances in display technologies and work practices that involve more screen-based tasks require a re-examination of office lighting strategies. Read more

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LEDs: Understanding Optical Performance LEDs: Understanding Optical Performance

Solid-state lighting can offer unparalleled performance if accompanied by the right lenses and reflectors. Read more

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LEDs: Decoding Color Performance LEDs: Decoding Color Performance

Solid-state lighting is forcing the industry to examine longstanding metrics. Read more

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LEDs: A Deep Dive in Dimming LEDs: A Deep Dive in Dimming

By its nature, solid-state lighting can dim smoothly, but when paired with legacy technology, some outstanding issues may reappear. This is the second article in a multi-part series examining critical issues in solid-state lighting. Read more

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