Since the International Well Building Institute introduced its WELL standard, creating healthy spaces to live and work has prominently factored into lighting and lighting controls design.
There is a greater understanding that buildings need to serve their occupants better.WSP’s lighting group has positioned itself as prioritizing people, and placing their practical and aesthetic objectives at the forefront of the firm's design strategies.
The firm has also made it a priority to keep up with rapidly changing technology and understanding the impact of the internet of things (IoT)— the term used for the interconnection of computing devices embedded into everyday objects, which are capable of transferring data over a network without human interaction.
WSP has been at the forefront of systems design for the internet of things, and specifically how lighting serves the infrastructural needs of the IoT, as well as how lighting can benefit from the explosion of data. The firm has a rigorous understanding of current technologies, and an informed sense of what the future holds.
For example, LED light sources and lighting controls have forged tremendous energy use and cost savings.