Affective Evaluation for Human-centered Lighting Environment Design : Focused on Office Spaces using LED lighting

감성조명 환경 설계를 위한 감성평가 연구 : LED조명을 적용한 사무 공간을 중심으로

Kim, Jong-Gurl;Ko, Jae-Kyu

  • Received : 2015.08.26
  • Accepted : 2015.09.18
  • Published : 2015.10.30


LED lightings combined with IT technology can provide variable illumination environments that can be controlled by users according to their emotional need and preferences. This is one of the most beneficial functions compared with conventional lightings offering only fixed color and brightness. There is however lack of analysis data for creating practical lighting solutions satisfying user preferences in a wide range of applications from residential to commercial places. To materialize the technical advantages of user-controllable LED lightings, more observation data are required in various situations. Therefore, dissimilar emotional needs are determined in the present study for compartmental office spaces (staff lounge room, meeting room and desk job place) through subjective experiments by 45 observers. The optimum lighting conditions (CCT and illuminance) are finally obtained using Response Surface Method and relevant prediction functions are also deduced. The final outcome can be applied for making user-preferred office illumination products.


RSM(Response Surface Method);LED Affection Lighting;Affective Evaluation;Office Lighting


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